An Unusual Ally in Controlling Blood Pressure

Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. While this discovery was made in mice, the researchers Read More

What to Consider About Statin Drugs

Is everything so rosy with statins? I say the answer is an easy and loud, “NO!” Statins are the most profitable medications in the history of Big Pharma, despite failing nearly 99 percent of patients Read More

Can We Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a heart-wrenching disease that directly affects millions of people worldwide. There is no cure, let alone treatment to stop progression of the disease. While current answers are few, research at the University of Read More

7 foods that can transform your health

Inflammation has become quite the buzzword lately, touted as the cause of everything from acne to Alzheimer?s and from digestive issues to obesity. And while new research continues to support that theory, it?s important to Read More

Move For Your Beat

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure?if it?s enough exercise, and if it?s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at University of Read More

Omega Confusion

Although animal studies have demonstrated that dietary omega-3s lessen insulin resistance, human studies have yet to show consistent results. But before deciding whether omega-3s benefit human health or not, it?s important to understand some of Read More

Is Weight Lifting Good for your Heart?

Much of the research on strength training has focused on bone health, physical function and quality of life in older adults. When it comes to reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease, most people think of Read More

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