Even one cigarette a day greatly raises cardiovascular risk, experts warn
Impact of one daily cigarette on risk of heart disease and stroke greater than previously thought Even one cigarette a day greatly raises cardiovascular risk, experts warn Impact of one daily cigarette on risk of heart disease and stroke greater than previously thought Nicola Davis @NicolaKSDavis Last modified on Wed 24 Jan 2018 18.50EST Share […]
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Afternoon heart surgery has lower risk of complications, study suggests
Heart attacks and heart failure less common in patients having heart operations in the afternoon as opposed to the morning, say researchers Patients undergoing open heart surgery in the afternoon have a lower risk of potentially fatal complications than those undergoing operations in the morning, new research suggests. The study found that events including heart […]
Blood-thinning drugs ‘can reduce risk of dementia by up to 48%’
Research strongly suggests that patients taking anticoagulants for irregular heartbeat could be protected against dementia and stroke Blood-thinning drugs could protect against dementia and stroke in people with an irregular heartbeat, research suggests. A study found that patients being treated for atrial fibrillation (AF) were less likely to develop dementia if they were taking anticoagulants. […]
Health effects of coffee: Where do we stand?
(CNN)It’s one of the age-old medical flip-flops: First coffee’s good for you, then it’s not, then it is — you get the picture. To stay completely healthy with your coffee consumption, you’ll want to avoid packing it with calorie laden creams, sugars and flavors. And be aware that a cup of coffee in these studies […]
Does Fatherhood Make Men Healthier?
With Fathers Day here yet again, its time to address the question on everyones mind: What is the health impact of being a father? As with all critical questions relating to life and death, there is medical literature to help guide us. First, the epidemiologic: The proportion of adults who choose not to be parents […]
Vitamin D: Astonishing Health Benefits
Dr. John Douillard explains how Vitamin D deficiency seriously effects 87% of Americans, it's role in cancer, autoimmune, heart and immune concerns and more. Learn more about the symptoms and how to increase your levels at