The level of diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our digestive systems has been found to be linked to hardening of the arteries – in new research by experts at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London.
Annual well woman exams by OB/GYNs provide a golden opportunity to evaluate a woman’s heart health, according to a new joint advisory from the American Heart Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) which stresses the benefits of collaborative care between OB/GYN specialists and cardiologists.
Patients with low platelet count and high homocysteine levels reduced first stroke risk by 73 percent with the B vitamin
A study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem sheds new light on the possible relationship between prolonged use of acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy and the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood.
Doctors should measure central obesity to assess cardiovascular risk – even in patients with normal BMI
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that early counseling has a very limited role in preventing distress after heart attacks.