Heart Disease

Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

  Paris, France – Nearly a quarter of our genes change how active they are according to the season, which may explain why people are more prone to illness in winter rather than ...

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Packed with Health Benefits, Coffee Gains Ground with Experts

Packed with Health Benefits, Coffee Gains Ground with Experts

  Washington, United States – Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and diabetes, even ...

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Too Much Protein in Infancy can Lead to Later Health Risks

Too Much Protein in Infancy can Lead to Later Health Risks

  MANILA, Philippines — Nothing can bring a smile to one’s face like the sight of a plump, adorable-looking child. However, there is growing awareness that being fat and overweight ...

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Food Safety Focus of New Health Campaign

Food Safety Focus of New Health Campaign

  Paris, France – The United Nations launched a food safety campaign Tuesday for an era in which millions are dying of hunger or tainted produce even as more and more people fall ...

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Vigorous Exercise Helps People Live Longer: Study

Vigorous Exercise Helps People Live Longer: Study

  Miami, United States – Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe hard, may be better than moderate exercise when it comes to living longer, researchers said Monday. ...

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Aortic Valve Replacement Beats No Surgery at all

Aortic Valve Replacement Beats No Surgery at all

  Los Angeles, United States – A minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic valve without doing open heart surgery has better outcomes after five years than patients who did not have surgery ...

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Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

Experimental Anti-Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise

  Los Angeles, United States – People taking an experimental drug called Repatha (evolocumab) for high cholesterol were half as likely to die or suffer a heart attack or stroke as those taking conventional ...

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Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

  Miami, United States – If people could not get cigarettes until the age of 21, lives would be saved because fewer people would start smoking, said a report by the Institute ...

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Plastic Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause

Plastic Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause

  Miami, United States – Women whose bodies contained high levels of certain chemicals found in plastics and cosmetics experienced menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower amounts in ...

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