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Coronavirus can enter a person’s brain through their nose, autopsies reveal

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Dec 01, 2020 … BERLIN, Germany — Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the fear has been COVID-19 reaching a patient’s respiratory system and damaging the lungs. A new study finds the virus can also enter a person’s brain through their nose. Researchers in Germany say this explains symptoms including loss of smell and taste, headaches, fatigue, nausea, and dizziness. In…

Social isolation puts women at higher risk for high blood pressure than men

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Oct 30, 2020 … Author: “Among older adults, social isolation is the largest known risk factor for mortality, equal only to smoking.” VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of people to be more isolated than they normally are. Studies have revealed the negative impact this can have on a person’s mental and…

Artificially sweetened drinks may be just as bad for your heart as sugary beverages

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Oct 27, 2020 … WASHINGTON — Sugary drinks are a popular target of health experts and even local governments. While many try to curb the public’s intake of sugar, a study finds a common alternative to these drinks may be just as bad. Researchers in France say artificially sweetened drinks also increase the risk for heart disease. Until now, the…

COVID-19 leaves bucket lists in limbo: 7 in 10 fear poor health will cut memorable life experiences short

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Aug 25, 2020 … DALLAS — From birthdays to “bucket list” travel vacations, life is full of memorable moments. Unfortunately, health issues sometimes get in the way of our ability to live a full life. As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps spreading, a new survey finds seven in 10 Americans worry poor health will cut memorable moments and milestones short. The…

Eating Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower may boost blood vessel health

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Aug 24, 2020 … .JOONDALUP, Australia – Our parents may have been on to something when they told us to eat our vegetables. According to researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Australia, eating more cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage) could be the key better blood vessel health. In the study, the researchers looked…

U.S. death rate soaring, but more than a third are not caused by COVID-19

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Jul 05, 2020 … RICHMOND, Va. — The coronavirus pandemic is causing the death rate in the United States to rise to horrifying levels. While many “excess deaths” can be traced directly to the virus, a new study finds a large number of Americans are dying from other causes. Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth and Yale universities say the nation saw…

Gum Disease Has Strong Connection To High Blood Pressure, Study Finds

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May 18, 2020 … LONDON — What do puffy, bleeding gums have to do with high blood pressure? Apparently more than you might expect. New research has found that people battling gum disease are more likely to suffer from hypertension. High blood pressure is the leading cause of premature deaths worldwide, impacting 30% to 45% of the population. Similarly, inflammation of…

Give Yourself A Break: Burnout May Lead To Irregular Heartbeat, Doctors Warn

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Jan 14, 2020 … LOS ANGELES — Problems at home, stress on the job, or an especially troubling romantic relationship are just a few examples of trying life situations that can lead to burnout. Being burnt out is often characterized by feeling especially tired all the time, irritable, and even disheartened with one’s life. Now, a new study finds that…

Study: Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements May Lower Risk Of Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Disease

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Oct 02, 2019 … BOSTON — Omega-3 fish oil, derived from the tissues of especially oily fish, has been linked to a number of different health benefits, including improved cardiovascular health. Consequently, fish oil dietary supplements have become a popular method of ingestion for people looking to enjoy these benefits without actually eating fish multiple times per day. With…

Study: Low-Carb Diets May ‘Significantly’ Raise Risk Of Atrial Fibrillation

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Mar 29, 2019 … WASHINGTON — People who follow a low-carb diet are significantly more likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to new research. Researchers with Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China say that avoiding healthy carbohydrates such as grains, fruits, and starchy vegetables raises one’s risk of AFib, an irregular heartbeat that boosts the risk of stroke, heart…

Heart Disease Run In Your Family? Regular Exercise Still Lowers Your Risk

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May 07, 2018 … DALLAS — If you’ve thought that there’s nothing you can do to fight your genetic predisposition to certain conditions, think again. A new study finds that a person’s risk for heart disease decreases the more they exercise — even if it runs in their family. Many heart conditions are passed down from generation to generation, but…

Nuts About Nuts? Study Shows Your Heart Loves Them, Too

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Apr 25, 2018 … WASHINGTON — If you’re nuts about nuts, a new study gives you more reasons to enjoy the delicious snack to your heart’s content, literally. Researchers at the American College of Cardiology liken nuts to “natural health capsules,” full of nutrients that may decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular or coronary heart disease. While there have…