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How low is too low? Lowering "bad" cholesterol by using medication could be bad for you, warn experts

How low is too low? Lowering "bad" cholesterol by using medication could be bad for you, warn experts

19 hours ago   |   Natural News

Is there really “good” cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol? The medical community has branded low density lipoprotein, or LDL, cholesterol “bad” because high levels are linked to...
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Study Sheds Light on Common Cause of Back Pain

1 day ago   |   Mercola

Unexplained low back pain is incredibly common, affecting about 80% of adults at some point during their lifetimes. In the last three months, more than one-quarter of U.S...
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AHA News: Stroke Rates Down for Mexican Americans, Up for White Adults

2 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   4 articles

Title: AHA News: Stroke Rates Down for Mexican Americans, Up for White Adults Category: Health News Created: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
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Will Brushing, Flossing Protect Against Stroke?

Will Brushing, Flossing Protect Against Stroke?

2 days ago   |   Web MD

Gum disease may be linked to higher rates of stroke caused by hardened and severely blocked arteries, preliminary research findings indicate.
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Bon voyage! Study suggests taking vacations helps boost heart health

Bon voyage! Study suggests taking vacations helps boost heart health

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Statistics indicate that around a quarter of all adults have a condition known as metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors associated with an elevated risk of Type 2...
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How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes

2 days ago   |   Time

Artificial intelligence is making its way into health care, and one of its first stops is making sense of all of those scans that doctors order. Already, studies have shown...
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Artificial Intelligence Helps Predict Heart Attack and Stroke

Artificial Intelligence Helps Predict Heart Attack and Stroke

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Artificial intelligence can measure blood flow instantly and accurately. AI can help predict the chances of death, heart attack and stroke. Also, can be used by doctors to help...
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World's first AI can predict when patients will have a heart attack or stroke better than a DOCTOR

World's first AI can predict when patients will have a heart attack or stroke better than a DOCTOR

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Artificial intelligence was tested by Barts Health NHS trust. The AI was used to analyse blood flow scans of more than 1,000 patients its predictions were more accurate than a...
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Is Sunny Outlook the Best Rx for Stroke Recovery?

Is Sunny Outlook the Best Rx for Stroke Recovery?

3 days ago   |   Web MD

Stroke survivors who had positive outlooks showed lower levels of inflammation, reduced stroke severity and fewer physical impairments after three months compared to more...
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Stroke Risk Tied to Diabetic Retinopathy May Not Be Modifiable

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

New evidence confirming the association between diabetic retinopathy and elevated stroke risk also demonstrates that common clinical interventions to lower risk may not...
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Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Is too much sitting bad for your heart? Yes, sitting for long periods can put aging women at a higher risk of developing heart disease. So, sit less and move more to boost your... Read more ...

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC. Read more ...

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii. Read more ...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially cross-infected passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be released and allowed to take commercial flights anywhere in the world

World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship... Read more ...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here... Read more ...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress? Study explains

Lindera glauca is a medicinal shrub with a variety of uses. Besides being an excellent condiment and food flavoring, L. glauca is also used in the manufacturing industry and in... Read more ...

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease. Read more ...

An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...