The 2019 Guidelines on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association contains recommendations on aspirin that may shock people who have followed routine medical advice for decades
Ulcers hurt! That burning, gnawing pain will make you want to reach for your ulcer meds fast. But, wait a minute. Not so fast. Those drugs may be causing some really serious problems
A new clinical study on the turmeric spice compound curcumin indicates that this ancient spice may soon be elevated to a cutting-edge medicine, as it was found capable of reducing post-bypass heart attacks by 56%.
You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood
Aspirin, once recommended for the primary prevention of heart disease, is now being challenged even for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, raising questions about its effectiveness -- and safety -- for a large population of people
Among the famed heart-friendly benefits of garlic consumption is its ability to help prevent atherosclerosis. Here are five ways that this superfood has displayed its might against clogged arteries
Sought-after nutritional therapies vitamin D and omega-3s found in fish oil have gone through intense scrutiny with the largest study to date, called VITAL. Results of the study on whether they can effectively prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease have shown that these therapies are popular for a reason, and the benefits simply cannot be ignored
Think energy healing is “woo-woo”? A study out of Yale University shows that Reiki may provide benefits to heart attack patients that are comparable to beta-blockers
We normally don't think much about it, but sulfur is a hugely important nutrient for the body, and when we lack this critical substance, we may be paying for it with the health of our hearts
The psychological side effects of acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, continue to mount, with research showing users are more likely to make risky decisions. When coupled with past research linking this supposedly safe pain reliever to blunted empathy and emotions, the widespread social effects on society could be immense
Berries have long been known to pack big health benefits in their small size. Eating just three servings of blueberries and strawberries every week can save women from heart attacks.
The most in-depth analysis to date confirms the importance of omega-3 fats for heart health. If fatty fish is not a regular part of your diet, you may need to consider supplementing omega-3 fatty acids to keep your heart happy and healthy
Do you suffer from frequent or intense migraines? A new study on medical marijuana use shows that inhaling cannabis may be a safe way to get fewer and less painful headaches
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously voted to coadminister the COVID-19 and flu vaccine without any scientific evidence to back the decision
1 out of 3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure, a precursor to many forms of cardiovascular disease. Researchers believe cinnamon may be a novel and therapeutic approach to the management of high blood pressure
Industrial agriculture is one of the most unsustainable practices of modern civilization
We've known for decades that the Mediterranean diet with lots of fruits and vegetables lowers the risk of heart disease. Now researchers have identified a key nutrient that deserves special mention
What if the simple act of being present to your body and mind could heal your diseased heart?
If you are at risk for Type 2 diabetes or have prediabetes, here are five natural remedies that you can start now to help regain control of your health
Beyond flavor and crunch, there are plenty of good reasons to throw some nuts into your brownies, banana bread, yogurt, muffins, pancakes, salads and smoothies. Antioxidants, lower oxidized cholesterol and better heart health are just a few of the benefits of indulging in nuts.
Do you melt when you look into your dog’s eyes? Does your cat have you wrapped around her little fuzzy paws? You’re not alone! New science unlocks the mysteries of human-animal bonding and how our animal companions manipulate us into loving them—for our good and theirs.
A disturbing study was published on the leading class of ulcer medication. The study found that proton pump inhibitors erode your mind while they heal your body
What if the cholesterol theory of artherosclerotic heart disease was completely a myth?
Already a culinary favorite, new research indicates that garlic is beginning to look like an excellent alternative to statin drugs.