Displaying items by tag: Cardiology
Fish oil supplements can significantly improve ‘night vision’, according to a new study.
There is a strong correlation between high blood pressure in patients in the emergency room and an increased risk of future cardiovascular disease, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in a large registry study published in the journal Hypertension.
Statins are drugs that are often used to help lower cholesterol levels and can reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Previous studies have suggested that statins could have a role in slowing down the growth of different types of cancers. This research specifically looked at ways statins might affect prostate cancer.
Staying fit or improving fitness over time should be a goal for anyone who wants to reduce the likelihood of getting dementia.
People over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to findings from a study of over 1.1 million elderly people published in the European Heart Journal.
A large number of food products frequently sold on the EU market contain too much sugar, salt, fat, and not enough fibre.