A study that followed more than 15,000 people has found that those who reported watching television the most often had the greatest risk for blood clots in their veins compared with those who infrequently or never watched television.
LDL cholesterol found to be the main modifiable predictor of atherosclerosis in individuals with no risk factor
LDL cholesterol (LDL-C), known as ‘bad’ cholesterol, is the underlying reason why many apparently healthy individuals have a heart attack or stroke during middle age despite not having cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, obesity, dyslipidemia, and diabetes.
In women with heart disease, constriction of peripheral vessels during mental stress affects the heart circulation more than men's, potentially raising women's risk of heart-related events and death, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.
It's a metal we worry thieves will steal from our air conditioners or power lines, but inside our bodies too much copper can result in a much larger loss.
Researchers in China have suggested that a supplement derived from the ginkgo biloba tree may help improve the recovery of thinking and memory abilities following a stroke. Their findings are published today in the journal Stroke and Vascular Neurology.