Q:Everyday, I read in the paper about how cholesterol lowering drugs have now definitely been shown to save lives. My doctor is pressing me to take pravastatin because my cholesterol is slightly e ...
None of the 66 pharmaceutical drugs currently licensed as treatment for high blood pressure, or hypertension, are any better than 'water pills', according to a new breakthrough study.
Studies into the effects of high animal-protein intake compared with vegetarianism on the risk of osteoporosis have produced confusing and contradictory findings.
Picture the scene. Your baby is six months old, and is growing healthily and happily on your breast milk alone.
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The Mediterranean diet has become the ‘gold standard’ of diets for its health-enhancing benefits. Its virtues have been confirmed in a new study involving 22,043 adults in Greece who lived a long and healthy life – provided they...
Stroke prevention, like heart disease prevention, is largely a matter of common sense. Lifestyle changes may be unlikely to produce immediate benefits; one study, for instance, concluded that diet ...
Despite being the most widely researched procedures in surgical history, coronary arterial-bypass grafting (CABG) and balloon angioplasty (PTCA) do not increase a stable angina patient’s chance of survival
Intermittent claudication is cramp-like pain, mostly in the calves when walking, due to poor circulation of blood in the leg muscles. It also causes attacks of lameness and leg pain.