WHO recommends diet to cut risk of cancer, heart disease
Adopting a Mediterranean or Nordic-style diet could slash rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a major review states. The World Health Organization Monday pointed to the health benefits of both diets, which are low in dairy, sweets and red and processed meats. The United Nation (UN) agency trawled through an array of scientific journals…
Weight loss breakthroughs
It may sound like fantasy – but you could soon eat burgers, chips and pizzas every day without getting fat.
How walnuts prevent heart disease, bowel cancer
A handful of walnuts a day may prevent heart disease and bowel cancer, new research suggests.Eating just a third of a cup of walnuts for six weeks significantly reduces the production of excess bile acids, as well as lowering 'bad' cholesterol levels, a study found.
Garlic slashes risk of cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes
It has s been used to treat ailments for thousands of years. But eating garlic really does have health benefits, researchers have concluded. A study found consuming the common seasoning can help slash the risk of cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. And how healthy garlic is could be down to how it is…
Ways to avoid heart disease
A bad diet and too little exercise can hurt your heart. But there are lots of other sneaky sources of heart disease that you may not be aware of. Here are some you need to know about, and heart-smart steps to help you keep healthy.
Common antibiotic linked to higher death rates for heart disease patients
A common antibiotic used to treat infections could be deadly for heart disease patients years after taking the drug, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned. Clarithromycin, sold under the brand name Biaxin, is used to treat many skin, ear, sinus and lung infections. But a 10-year study revealed that people suffering…
Living next to noisy roads, train tracks, airport increases risk of developing heart disease
People who live near noisy roads, train tracks and airports are at greater risk of developing heart disease, research suggests. Experts believe a constant background drone raises the level of stress hormones to dangerous levels. This increases the burden on the body’s blood vessels and damages cells, which over time can lead to heart attacks…
Having depression, heart disease doubles death risk
While the mechanism behind the association is unknown, a new study finds that depression after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease doubles the risk of mortality.
Study shows the way stress may harm your heart
Scientists said Thursday they may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease.
Dietary magnesium reduces risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes
A diet rich in magnesium may reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.