A Hidden Clue to High Blood Pressure in Men

A Hidden Clue to High Blood Pressure in Men

A new Italian study has shown how focusing on a rather unconventional body measurement may help men to anticipate high blood pressure risks. And it’s probably not the body part you think it is. The researchers looked at data on nearly 3,000 men who had sought...
Cut Your Heart Attack Risk By 50%

Cut Your Heart Attack Risk By 50%

If you want to cut your heart attack risk by doing something that doesn’t involve dieting, exercise, or giving up bad habits, then researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have got some good news for you. They’ve found a free and easy way to get a...
These Berries Fix Your Blood Pressure!

These Berries Fix Your Blood Pressure!

In old movies, Roman emperors always seemed to be reclining on a long couch, so that some servant could feed them these delicious little fruits, one by one. Back in the day, the Romans knew a thing or two about building straight roads, aqueducts, indoor plumbing, and...
Sitting and Heart Health

Sitting and Heart Health

There are lots of good reasons to sit down these days, and unfortunately for our hearts one of them is good television. There’s just so much of it! But if you’re also sitting for hours at a desk job too then you’re getting a double dose of badness. Sitting down for...
Diabetes and Vertigo Connection

Diabetes and Vertigo Connection

As if diabetes wasn’t bad enough on its own, it’s quite common for it to give you vertigo too. Brazilian researchers have just published a review of scientific literature on that subject in the journal Revista CEFAC, looking at the reasons why it happens. So, here’s...