Young adults with hypertension have higher risk of heart disease in later life – whether they reduce their blood pressure or not The findings, from Columbia University, show young adulthood is a critical period when
Each year, one out of three U.S. adults aged 65 years or older falls—and the number of deaths from falls is rising. Falls cost the U.S. health system more than $23 billion in emergency room
We often hear that consuming protein may benefit people hoping to lose weight or build muscle mass. Now Tufts researchers have found that protein intake may also be associated with slower progression of age-related inflammation.
Redlining, which for decades was used to justify discriminatory mortgage lending practices, may be impacting the current health of affected communities, suggests new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California,
Lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke, with an ideal value below 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). But can it be too low? A new study finds that women
E-cigarette users face a higher risk of a heart attack as scientist admits he would NOT want his family members to vape because of the dangers Concerns are growing about the long-term health impact of
For some people, colder temperatures and shorter days bring to mind beautiful winter wonderlands and cozy nights by the fire. For others, however, winter can be downright depressing. Now, scientists say they may have a
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 — Pot’s increasing potency could make it more likely that toking will interfere with users’ lives, a new study argues. Compared to pot of the 1990s, today’s marijuana contains significantly higher