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Global Study Shows Dietary Fat Not The Enemy — It’s Really Carbohydrates

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Aug 30, 2017 … BARCELONA, Spain – A major tenant of 20th century health guidelines has been called into question at one of the world’s largest cardiology conferences. In light of emerging data, researchers at this week’s European Society of Cardiology conference have suggested a reconsideration of global dietary fat recommendations. In a study of some 135,000 people from…

Cholesterol Could Be Cut In Half With New ‘Gene-Silencing’ Drug, Study Finds

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Mar 18, 2017 … LONDON — Researchers from Imperial College London have conducted a clinical trial which found that a new class of “gene-silencing” drugs can cut cholesterol levels for patients at risk of heart disease in half. The drug — called inclisiran — uses RNA interference therapy, a technique known to “switch off” genes, to target those responsible for…

Alcohol identified as the sole trigger for more episodes of arterial fibrillation

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Nov 29, 2021 … SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — AFib, short for arterial fibrillation, is the most common form of an irregular heartbeat. Individuals diagnosed with AFib often experience an irregular heartbeat accompanied by shortness of breath, fatigue, and chest pain. Even worse, AFib puts patients at a significantly higher risk of further cardiac episodes such as a heart attack…

Study reveals how COVID-19 is capable of infiltrating brain cells

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Nov 20, 2021 … SHREVEPORT, La. — COVID-19 is typically associated with respiratory symptoms, but plenty of studies have shown how the disease can impact the brain. Research reveals that the SARS-CoV-2 virus can infiltrate neurons, leading to various neurological issues in COVID-19 patients. But how exactly does this happen? Researchers say the susceptibility of neurons and astrocytes —…

Your bedtime impacts heart health. Here’s why going to sleep at 10 p.m. may save your life

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Nov 09, 2021 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — Bedtimes are probably something many people only associate with children. However, a new study reveals that adults should be just as strict with their own sleep cycles as well. Researchers find that going to bed between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. local time lowers the risk of developing heart disease compared to…

True sportswear: New ‘OmniFibers’ material ‘trains you’ to breathe like pro athletes

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Oct 28, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sportswear is moving into a new era thanks to smart technology. A new fabric that “records” muscle movement when you breathe could allow for better training and quicker recovery from respiratory disease. The fibers of the fabric, dubbed OmniFibers, record the breathing pattern of top athletes. When it is worn by others,…

Your brain stays ‘younger’ than your actual age if you’ve got healthy blood pressure

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Oct 13, 2021 … CANBERRA, Australia — There are plenty of reasons to prioritize healthy blood pressure levels, but we can now add robust brain health to the list. Researchers from the Australian National University report maintaining optimal blood pressure helps the brain stay at least six months younger than a person’s actual age. Meanwhile, people with high blood pressure,…

Early onset high blood pressure can alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Oct 04, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Developing high blood pressure at an earlier age can mean more than just heart trouble, it may also make the brain more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Researchers reporting to the American Heart Association find people under 45 years-old with high blood pressure are over 60 percent more prone to…

Aspirin may help COVID patients avoid ventilator, lowers risk of death

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Oct 02, 2021 … WASHINGTON — With the rise in COVID-19 cases, many may be able to prevent severe infection and potential death by taking low dose aspirin. In a study led by researchers at George Washington University, aspirin worked to protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients. Researchers say the drug may minimize the requirement for mechanical ventilation and…

Overeating doesn’t cause obesity? Scientists claim it’s all about what you’re eating

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Sep 13, 2021 … ROCKVILLE, Md. — Overeating obviously leads to excess weight, right? A team of scientists says not so fast, it’s actually what you eat, not how much you eat that leads to obesity. Their study finds processed food and rapidly digestible carbohydrates may be what’s really behind society’s growing waistline. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

Mediterranean diet can help men dealing with erectile dysfunction

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Aug 25, 2021 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — A Mediterranean diet has been linked to all sorts of health benefits, especially heart function. Now, a new study reveals men dealing with erectile dysfunction may see a boost in their performance by changing up their dinner menu. Researchers with the European Society of Cardiology say switching to a Mediterranean diet leads…

Night shift workers significantly more likely to develop AFib, study shows

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Aug 25, 2021 … SHANGHAI, China — Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common heart rhythm disorder affecting millions worldwide. Scientists now say that working late at night may play a significant role in one’s development of the condition. AFib causes shortness of breath and fatigue and may lead to heart disease. This condition causes the heart to beat…