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Heart-Healthy Diet Best Option For Cutting Down On Belly Fat

Heart-Healthy Diet Best Option For Cutting Down On Belly Fat

A larger waist circumference increases the risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. If you wish to get rid of that belly fat then listen up. Following a heart-healthy diet – high in fiber and low in saturated fats – to cut abdominal obesity is the way out, suggests a study. “There is still […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Measles Outbreak Reported At Several Metro Vancouver Cities

Measles Outbreak Reported At Several Metro Vancouver Cities

SURREY – Following an alert Thursday about a possible exposure to measles for anyone who went to the Skookum Festival, visited Noodlebox Mount Pleasant or the Outdoor Community Block Party, or used public transit in Vancouver at specific times, Fraser Health is advising anyone whose immunity to measles is in question to immediately get a […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

High Bad Cholesterol Increases Risk Of Death Even For Healthy People

High Bad Cholesterol Increases Risk Of Death Even For Healthy People

Limiting saturated fat intake, maintaining a healthy weight, discontinuing tobacco use and increasing aerobic exercises help in reducing bad cholesterol levels. People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels of bad cholesterol, according to a new research.   Bad […]

September 8th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

This New Online Health Calculator Can Predict Heart Disease Risk Early

This New Online Health Calculator Can Predict Heart Disease Risk Early

The calculator allows individuals to accurately predict their risk of hospitalisation or death from cardiovascular disease within the next five years. For example, if their risk is five per cent, it means that five in 100 people like them will experience a serious cardiovascular event in the next five years, researchers said. Scientists have created […]

August 18th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

5 Remedies To Cure Hair Loss, Get Strong, Healthy Tresses

5 Remedies To Cure Hair Loss, Get Strong, Healthy Tresses

Using the right comb, cutting down on stress levels and eating healthy are some of the ways to get healthy hair and stop hair fall. If you are afflicted with a receding hairline or happen to see strands falling off with every scalp massage, it’s time you tackled your hair loss problem head on. Hair […]

August 4th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Men With A Difficult Childhood Have Lower Levels Of Male Sex Hormones

Men With A Difficult Childhood Have Lower Levels Of Male Sex Hormones

The findings suggest that the differences may be linked to energy investment. For instance, in environments where people are more exposed to disease or poor nutrition, developing males direct their energy towards survival at the cost of testosterone. Men who grew up in challenging conditions like prevalence of infectious diseases or poor nutrition may have […]

July 28th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

E-cigarettes Can Be As Harmful As Cigarettes And Bad For Heart Health

E-cigarettes Can Be As Harmful As Cigarettes And Bad For Heart Health

E-cigarettes can be harmful for your blood pressure and cause cardiovascular problems too. A person’s peripheral systolic blood pressure can go up significantly for 45 minutes after using an e-cigarette. E-cigarettes can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease as much as cigarettes do. Using E-cigarettes, which contain nicotine, have a negative impact on our vascular […]

July 21st, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Schizophrenia Is Root Cause For 12% Of Suicide Cases

Schizophrenia Is Root Cause For 12% Of Suicide Cases

Schizophrenia may be linked to suicide as it affects your ability to think clearly, says a new study. Nearly 12% of all suicide cases involve a diagnosis of schizophrenia, which affects one’s ability to think clearly, says a new study done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) in Canada. The findings suggest […]

July 14th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

The Scientific Reason Behind Alcohol Addiction

The Scientific Reason Behind Alcohol Addiction

It is due to molecular mechanisms including lower levels of a protein in the brain that addicts take to alcohol. Molecular mechanisms including lower levels of a protein in the brain may be the reason why addicts choose alcohol over an alternative reward, finds a study that may help improve treatment for alcohol dependence. The […]

July 7th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Scientists Claim They Have Created A Diabetes “Magic Pill” Which Could Help Reverse The Condition

Scientists Claim They Have Created A Diabetes “Magic Pill” Which Could Help Reverse The Condition

Cure for diabetes? In a breakthrough, researchers claim they have orally administered a substance in a rat that could temporarily coat the intestine and prevent post-meal spikes in blood sugar. BOSTON – Scientists say they have developed a less invasive and effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes, one that can offer the same benefits […]

June 30th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »