This Popular Tea Treats Diabetes (not green tea)

This Popular Tea Treats Diabetes (not green tea)

Have you sometimes read health studies on green tea and thought that the stuff was just too disgusting to drink, no matter how healthy? Then you’ll be happy to learn that researchers from Mahidol University in Bangkok have recently published a study in the Asia...
Simple 20 Second Home Test Predicts Stroke Risk

Simple 20 Second Home Test Predicts Stroke Risk

Many people have had, without even knowing it most of the time, what’s called mini strokes. These can drastically influence many cognitive skills; but more seriously, be an indicator of a big stroke coming up. Japanese researchers have developed a simple, 20-second...
Does Aspirin Protect Your Heart?

Does Aspirin Protect Your Heart?

If you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or pretty much any cardiovascular disease, your doctor has most likely prescribed you low doses of aspirin. It’s a standard procedure most doctors do without even thinking. But a new study from Japan, and published in...
When High Blood Pressure Is A Good Sign

When High Blood Pressure Is A Good Sign

We usually think of high blood pressure as bad and a sign of great health risks. And this is of course true in most cases. But a new study in the journal Internal Medicine reveals an interesting twist on the connection between blood pressure and death. Apparently, you...