After menopause, women should pay close attention to heart health. Dr. DeLisa Fairweather says estrogen helps protect against heart attack by preventing inflammation that contributes to the buildup of plaque in coronary arteries. And men have a higher risk of heart attack than premenopausal women. So what should postmenopausal women do to stay heart-healthy? Watch
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Insufficient intake of fiber-rich foods may lead to the stiffening of our arteries associated with risk of having a stroke. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals. This may sound familiar—an abridged version was included in one of my year-in-review live
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A recent study investigated the prevalence and associated factors of suicidal thoughts in children. The majority of research on suicide has primarily focused on adolescents and adults, leaving very limited information specifically in children. However, suicide death rates among children have been on the rise – tripling in the United States over the last decade.
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A stroke can happen to anyone at anytime and anywhere, even to those we’d least expect. When Ronnie Grunfeld, an active community volunteer, talented artist and world-traveler, had a stroke, it came as a shock to everyone who knew her. Her work was cut out for her, but with the care she received at Mayo
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Scientists try to find molecules that can be used as biochemical markers of depression – to predict who is at risk of developing depression. Major depressive disorder or clinical depression is a mood disorder that can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Depression is characterised by depressed mood, inability to feel pleasure, and altered cognitive
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Ancient wheats like kamut are put to the test for inflammation, blood sugar, and cholesterol control. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals. Whole (ideally intact!) grains—ancient and modern alike—are an integral part of my Daily Dozen (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/dr-gregers-daily-dozen-checklist/) checklist—the healthiest of
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In a pilot study, researchers investigated the potential of regular aerobic exercise in Alzheimer’s disease prevention. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, a progressive brain condition that impairs memory, thought processes, and behavior. Dementia usually affects older people, although it is not a normal part of aging. With people living longer worldwide,
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Cognitive impairment and dementia are significant conditions affecting women as they age, with a reported two-thirds of instances of age-related cognitive impairment and dementia seen in women. Previous research has found associations between diet and cognitive function, however large, well-designed studies have been significantly lacking. Given the relative ease of dietary interventions, this might be
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Buy PDFs here: http://armandoh.org/shop “Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most popular arrhythmia and diagnosed by the finding of an irregularly irregular ventricular rhythm without discrete P waves. AF is a supraventricular tachycardia. In AF the atria do not contract in a synchronous rhythm, instead they quiver or fibrillate. This means that they beat very rapidly
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