Red Meat Allergy Linked to Heart Disease
For years, science has linked the saturated fats that can be found in red meats to cardiovascular disease. Now a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology suggest that sensitivity to an allergen found in red meat may also contribute to the buildup of arterial plaque in some people. […]
Maintain 5 Healthy Habits and Live Longer
According to a 2016 report from the World Health Organization (WHO), life expectancy globally is 71.4 years. That’s 73.8 years for females, and 69.1 years for males. A new study of Americans led by Harvard University has found that more than an additional decade could be tacked onto their life expectancy if they kept five […]
Survey: Tea or Pills over Exercise and Shots for High Blood Pressure Treatment
A new study reveals that when choosing a preferred treatment method for high blood pressure, they’d rather pop a pill or drink a cup of tea than exercise or get a shot. The American Heart Association says uncontrolled high blood pressure puts you at risk for serious and potentially deadly cardiac health issues like heart […]
Olive Oil Key to a Healthy Heart? – Black Holes – Liquid H2O on Mars?
Diet Rich in Olive Oil Can Help Keep Heart Healthy To keep heart healthy doctors recommend that you keep an eye on your cholesterol levels. But there are two main types of cholesterol – LDL or bad cholesterol and HDL, also known as good cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is bad because it builds up on artery […]
Advanced Weather Satellite in Space; Can Migraines Lead to Stroke?
NASA Launches NOAA’S Advanced Weather Satellite On Saturday, 11/19/16, NASA launched the first of four advanced weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite will maintain a geostationary orbit nearly 36,000 kilometers above Earth’s western hemisphere. Called the Geostationary Operational Environmental […]
Don’t Smoke; Space Blob Mystery; Near Earth Asteroid Watch
Yet Another Reason Not to Smoke The American Heart Association released a new study that uncovers yet another reason not to smoke. The study, published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, suggests that smoking can have a wide-ranging and long-term effect on our DNA. The research shows that smoking leaves a “footprint” on the human […]
Brain Activity May Hasten Death in Cardiac Arrest Patients
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Michigan has found that when death induced by cardiac arrest is near, the brain bursts into a flurry of activity that may actually play a role in hastening the patient’s death. It is generally thought that the sudden eruption of signals between the brain and heart […]
Looking Old? It Could Be Heart Disease
Looking old on the outside might be a clue to what’s going on inside your body, according to new research from the American Heart Association. The study finds that people who have three or four physical signs of aging —a receding hairline, baldness, a crease in the earlobe, or yellow fatty deposits around the eyelid— […]