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Why Do Older Heart Attack Patients Get Worse Care?

Why Do Older Heart Attack Patients Get Worse Care?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News SATURDAY, April 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re over 65 and have a heart attack, your care may be compromised, a new study finds. In fact, you’re less apt than younger patients to receive a timely angioplasty to open blocked arteries. You’re also likely to have more […]

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Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson to Have Open Heart Surgery

Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson to Have Open Heart Surgery

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson has revealed that she’s going have open heart surgery. Latest Heart News Johnson, 76, said in a news story that she has an enlarged aorta that will be repaired with an accordion type device, according to the American Heart Association. The surgery is reportedly scheduled for Thursday in Los Angeles. The […]

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Heart Deaths Declined After Obamacare Began

Heart Deaths Declined After Obamacare Began

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Medicaid expansion under “Obamacare” may have quickly translated into fewer heart disease deaths among middle-aged Americans, a new study suggests. In 2014, many U.S. states began expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — making more lower-income residents […]

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How to Start a Walking Group

How to Start a Walking Group

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You enjoy walking and even have an exercise buddy to keep you on track. But maybe your enthusiasm has started to wane. The answer? Expand your workout circle and form a walking group in your community. By planning walks […]

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Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk

Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Learning more about firefighters’ increased risk for certain cancers is the aim of a voluntary registry being created by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It’s seeking more than 1.1 million firefighters to participate in the National Firefighter Registry. “Firefighters put […]

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Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk

Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk

The connection between eating large amounts of red or processed meat and certain diseases is well-known, but a new study suggests that consuming even a small amount of these foods could be risky. New research suggests that eating red meat even occasionally may shorten life. The world is eating more meat. The global consumption of […]

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Alcohol use disorder: Brain damage may progress despite sobriety

Alcohol use disorder: Brain damage may progress despite sobriety

A new study goes against the grain of previous research by suggesting that alcohol-induced brain damage does not stop when alcohol use ends. Instead, the harmful effects of alcohol may continue during abstinence. The findings have important implications for the process of recovery from alcohol dependence. The effects of excessive alcohol use may last much […]

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Is the ‘sugar rush’ a myth?

Is the ‘sugar rush’ a myth?

It is common knowledge that consuming a large quantity of sugar can give you a physical and psychological high. A recent analysis concludes that, in fact, the reverse might be true. Does sugar really give us a psychological boost? It will have escaped nobody’s attention that sugar consumption across the United States has skyrocketed. In […]

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What are the health benefits of beetroot juice?

What are the health benefits of beetroot juice?

Beetroot juice may offer a range of health benefits due to its unique combination of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.Beetroots, or beets, have risen in popularity now that researchers have identified links between drinking beetroot juice and lowered blood pressure, reduced inflammation, and improved athletic performance. Beetroots have an excellent nutritional profile that includes plenty of […]

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List of the best full-body exercises

List of the best full-body exercises

People may describe muscle-strengthening exercises as being upper body, lower body, or core exercises. However, there are also various exercises that work most of a person’s muscles at once. A full-body exercise uses a variety of muscle groups in a person’s body, rather than just one. No exercise will work every muscle, but these exercises […]