Tag Archives: cardiovascular disease

Yogurt May Protect Women from High BP, But Not Men: Study

Researchers said women who ate yogurt five times in a week had lower risk of developing high blood pressure, while men did not appear to have the same benefit, after analyzing the long-term effects of yogurt intake on high blood pressure in middle-aged adults. Researchers, whose paper was presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions, said:“No one ...

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Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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Soybean Oil Can Turn You More Obese, Diabetic: Study

We’re all familiar with the harmful effects of sugar, especially fructose content in processed foods. But a new study by American scientists has shown that elevated content of soybean oil in a diet is even more harmful and causes more obesity compared to fructose. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) performed an experiment on male mice by feeding ...

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Change in body temperature can trigger unexpected cardiac arrest, deaths

Scientists have found a protein that reacts adversely to change in temperature of the body and reacts by triggering heart attacks or even deaths. Cardiac arrest occurs when the electrical routine to the heart dysfunctions and unexpectedly becomes uneven, causing ventricular fibrillation and lessening blood flow to the heart. Now a new study has found that of all the known reasons, alteration ...

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Yoga helps as therapy to cure BP, heart diseases: Study

A new study of andomised controlled trials has concluded that the popular mind-body practice of yoga can be a potential therapy for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Out of 1,404 records, 37 randomised controlled trials were included in the systematic review and 32 in the meta-analysis. Compared to non-exercise participants, yoga showed significant improvement for body mass index, systolic blood ...

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