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Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

A study revealed that air pollution lowers good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). Physicians  were already concerned in the past  that air pollution could  cause heart attacks and strokes. But as Medical News Today reported, now the link between heart attacks and air pollution has been f
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Blood Test For Stroke Risk

Blood Test For Stroke Risk

A University of Virginia team found that a blood test for stroke risk could predict a second stroke in the case of ischemic strokes. 85% of all strokes are of this type, which is due to hardening of the arteries. The C-reactive protein (CRP) has been used to monitor whether a person i
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Vitamin C Against Heart Attacks

Vitamin C Against Heart Attacks

1. In the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition investigators examined the Copenhagen General Population Study and the Copenhagen City Heart Study. Dietary intake with respect to vitamin C was examined using food questionnaires. In addition vitamin C levels wer
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Fish Oil Lowers Blood Pressure

Fish Oil Lowers Blood Pressure

Nobody even thought about looking for the effects of fish oil a few decades back. But this has changed all since we know that high blood pressure is one of the diseases that stems from an inflammatory condition in the lining of the arteries. Given that background it makes sense that D
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Health For Adults

Health For Adults

In the late teens/early twenties adulthood begins. But adult life is the tail end of higher education and all those years that we are in a job situation and perhaps even into early retirement. People in this age group have often found a life partner. Most engage in heterosexual relati
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