Heart-healthy approaches to eating include the Mediterranean diet, the DASH diet and the Portfolio diet.
Research shows the key to changing your diet is focusing on changing eating habits and food behaviours, one at a time.
Nine in ten of all deaths in New Zealand are caused by non-communicable diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Better use of research evidence could save lives and healthcare dollars.
High blood pressure has no symptoms, so you could have it and not be aware.
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Nearly half of all Americans ages 20 and up have high blood pressure. Yet research shows that most people in the US don’t know the cutoff numbers for healthy blood pressure.
Since 2018, it has been legal in the U.S. to use a drug made from purified cannabis-derived cannabidiol – CBD – to treat certain childhood seizure disorders.
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CBD isn’t a miracle cure for everything that ails a person – but science shows that it has the potential to help treat a number of health conditions.
Beta blockers are commonly prescribed for heart problems.
We studied 1.4 million people in Sweden who had been treated with beta blockers.
Women continue to experience disparities in treatment and prevention of heart disease in comparison with other Canadians.
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Women are often under-diagnosed and under-treated for heart disease and may be unaware of their specific risk factors. Clinical and research practices need to reflect the diversity of women in Canada.
Yoga mixes physical exercise with meditation and breathing techniques.
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Yoga’s surge in popularity in the past decade has spurred more research into its effects. The combination of physical movement and mindfulness provides a wide range of health benefits.
Researchers have long known that sitting at your desk hour after hour is an unhealthy habit.
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Short, frequent walks throughout the day are key to helping prevent the harmful effects of a sedentary lifestyle.
Shift work throws our circadian rhythm out of whack, which can impact the major systems in our bodies.
Butter boards are sort of like a charcuterie board featuring artisanal butters.
An occasional butter board with friends is unlikely to cause any harm.
The new rating system shows that eating the right amount of vegetables can lower your risk of heart disease by nearly 20%.
Health guidelines can feel contradictory and hard to interpret. But a new star rating system should help consumers and policymakers better parse the evidence behind health risks and outcomes.
After COVID, people are at increased risk of being diagnosed with diabetes.
A new study analysed data from hundreds of thousands of COVID patients in the UK.
Chromosomes change over time, whether through the process of aging or exposure to harmful substances in the environment.
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The negative health effects of Y chromosome loss could be one potential reason women tend to live longer than men.
Consuming an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables is still a tried and true way of getting vitamins and minerals and achieving lasting health benefits.
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Despite the popular belief that vitamin E and beta carotene supplements help prevent heart disease and cancer, the latest research suggests they do not – but the supplements do have potential risks.
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People have been known to die of a broken heart. New research suggests they can also die of happiness.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. And it doesn’t affect everyone equally.
Emerging evidence shows the COVID pandemic has seen fewer people receiving routine medical care across many areas. Here’s what we know about the impact that’s having – and could have down the track.
Our study is the first to conclusively show the link between pregnancy loss and stroke risk.
For at least three decades, studies have shown that Latinos have better heart health than other people, but new research calls that into question.
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It has long puzzled researchers why Latinos seem to have lower rates of heart disease than their non-Latino counterparts, even though they have higher risk factors for heart disease.
Researchers are working to tease apart how various alcohol types contribute to weight gain and disease risk.
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Research has been inconclusive on the degree to which drinking alcohol leads to the growth of harmful fat. But a new study suggests that beer and spirits are far bigger culprits than wine.