This Spikes Your Heart Attack Risk 800 %

This Spikes Your Heart Attack Risk 800 %

By now most people understand that this is harmful. But researchers at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield have just completed another study that spells out the risk in quite scary numbers. And since one in five adults...
Psoriasis’s Deadly Consequences

Psoriasis’s Deadly Consequences

Psoriasis is no fun. Like itchy, flared-up, sometimes bleeding skin, unsightly dried scales, red blotches, heavy dandruff and all the other horrible effects of psoriasis weren’t enough… …now a new study published in JAMA Dermatology reveals that this skin condition...
Hypothyroidism Causes These Common Psychological Disorders

Hypothyroidism Causes These Common Psychological Disorders

We normally think of hypothyroidism as a disease with physical symptoms. But what if a new study in the Journal of Affective Disorders is right and a major psychological disorder with suicidal tendencies and other dangerous symptoms result from it too? In this case,...
These Berries Are The King Of Blood Pressure Reduction

These Berries Are The King Of Blood Pressure Reduction

Too high in calories…too expensive…this berry has been criticized a lot, which is probably why it isn’t eaten as much as it should be. But, according to a study from the University of Mississippi’s School of Pharmacy, consuming just half a cup of these berries can...
These Acid Reflux Drugs Destroy Your Bones

These Acid Reflux Drugs Destroy Your Bones

One of the most frequent health problems for elderly are broken bones. As we age, our bones become weaker and we are at greater risk of falling. So, it doesn’t help that one of the most frequently prescribed acid reflux drugs directly weakens our bones as well as our...
Surprising Cause of Vertigo and Dizziness

Surprising Cause of Vertigo and Dizziness

Traumatic brain injury is a common cause of dizziness, making this one of the hardest to treat because it stems from an actual brain injury rather than from a temporary balance problem. We typically associate traumatic brain injuries with sport, but a new study in the...
Common Drink Treats Diabetes and Its Complications

Common Drink Treats Diabetes and Its Complications

Metabolic syndrome is the precursor to diabetes. It involves obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, moderately high blood sugar, and the beginnings of some insulin resistance. If this condition is not nipped in the bud immediately, it will progress to full...
This Herb Lowers Blood Pressure 12 Points

This Herb Lowers Blood Pressure 12 Points

High blood pressure is a disease that affects 25% of the world’s population. But despite its shockingly high statistics, it can, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide, be controlled with a simple, cheap herb that grows almost everywhere in the world....
Heart attack caused by your home address

Heart attack caused by your home address

This may sound ridiculous at first glance. 498 study participants provided their home address to researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital. The researchers then did some calculations and made a shocking discovery. A tiny difference in where the people lived...
Dementia Triggered By Popular Supplement

Dementia Triggered By Popular Supplement

Vitamin and mineral supplements can be great and are often highly regarded alternative health treatments recommended by doctors. But sometimes supplements can do more harm than good. This, according to a research team from University of Gothenburg, is true for one of...