Enlarged heart more common in blacks

Although recent studies have suggested that blacks compared with whites have an increased prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy, it remains uncertain whether this is true despite adjustment for body […]

Blood test for screening of stroke risk

Recent advances in cardiovascular science indicate that inflammatory processes play an important role in the etiology of cardiovascular diseases. This fact has led to the discovery of novel inflammatory […]

Even low dose of aspirin raises clotting risk

According to a new study report, even very low dosage of aspirin taken regularly can increase the bleeding risk. The study results are very important because due to its […]

Excess stress can lead to unexplained cardiac arrest

A new study suggests that emotional stress may be a trigger of otherwise unexplained cases of cardiac arrest. The research team found that survivors of unexplained or “idiopathic” cardiac […]

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Calcium supplements may interfere with thyroid replacement therapy

Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland) is a common condition in women around menopause (40 years and above). Incidentally this group is also at a risk of developing osteoporosis (bone loss); […]

Multivitamin supplements reduces risk of birth defects:

There has been an aware increase in the intake of vitamin supplements during pregnancy in the past few years. In fact, the link between such supplements and a healthy […]

Food intake should be synchronized with blood group

Dr. Peter J.D’ Adamo has shown that there is a relationship between blood group and food intake. According to him, blood type refers one’s own internal chemistry. Actually it […]

Prebiotics and probiotics: new concept in dietary supplements:

A probiotic is a microbial dietary supplement that beneficially affects the intestinal tract.  Prebiotics are indigestible food ingredients and what they essentially do is selectively stimulate the growth and/or […]

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