Ionizing radiation, such as x-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses equivalent to recurrent CT imaging, a new study published in the International Journal of Radiation Biology suggests.
Information specifically on caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee drinking was collected from participants in Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found.
Lutein, a nutrient found in several highly coloured vegetables and fruits, can suppress inflammation, according to a new study by researchers at Linköping University, Sweden. The results, published in Atherosclerosis, suggest that lutein itself has anti-inflammatory effects in patients with coronary artery disease.
Study says it’s important patients with shingles are made aware of heart disease risk
No pain, no gain?
“Sport is too much like hard work.” For many, that is reason enough to pass when it comes to exercise. But does sport really have to make you break into a sweat? Psychologist Hendrik Mothes of the Department of Sport Science at the University of Freiburg and his team discovered that one’s own expectations have a major influence on just how strenuous one perceives a unit of sport to be.
Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become overweight during those years, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.