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Reducing Risk Factors in young onset Dementia Is effective

Reducing Risk Factors in young onset Dementia Is effective

A new study showed that reducing risk factors in young onset dementia is effective modifying the course of their disease.   The study was about people with young onset dementia where several risk factors were identified.  People can concentrate on modifying these risk factors, which s
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Risks of Marijuana Use

Risks of Marijuana Use

Recently, two major studies delineated the risks of marijuana use. When people use marijuana, their risks for heart attacks, heart failure and strokes increase significantly. In a review an article of CNN describes details further. Two papers were presented at the American Heart Assoc
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Exercise Benefit about the same during the Week or on Weekends

Exercise Benefit about the same during the Week or on Weekends

This article is about “exercise benefit about the same during the week or on weekends”. For decades we heard that regular exercise was the only way how to reduce the risk regarding cardiovascular disease. But a new study is questioning this assumption. It found that when y
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How Marijuana Affects your Heart

How Marijuana Affects your Heart

On February 24, 2023 CNN reported about research that demonstrated how marijuana affects your heart. Dr. Ishan Paranjpe is a resident physician at Stanford University who conducted this study. It has not been published yet, as the findings will first be presented on March 5, 2023 at t
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Your blood Group can be a Factor for Developing an Early Stroke

Your blood Group can be a Factor for Developing an Early Stroke

Recently a publication noted that your blood group can be a factor for developing an early ischemic stroke (before the age of 60). The majority of ischemic strokes develop after the age of 60. But another research group found that your blood group can also be the reason why you may de
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Restoring Good Sleep Prevents Heart Disease and Strokes

Restoring Good Sleep Prevents Heart Disease and Strokes

Researchers of the European Society of Cardiology presented evidence to show that restoring good sleep prevents heart disease and strokes. Health Line reviewed this data as well. The European Society of Cardiology annual meeting took place in Barcelona, Spain in August of 2022. Detail
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Are Several Smaller Meals Better than a Few Large Ones?

Are Several Smaller Meals Better than a Few Large Ones?

In an article in Medical News the question was examined “are several small meals better than a few large ones? “ The author reviewed meal frequency and fasting in detail. But there are many other publications that discuss variations of the standard 3 meals a day. Others suggest to con
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High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

A 25-year long study was published in March 2022, which showed that a high fiber diet is important to reduce cardiovascular disease. Overall, 4125 subjects participated in 1989 to 1990 who were 65 or older at the time of enrollment. In particular, patients were given intermittent food
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Alcohol Overlooked as Cancer Cause

Alcohol is Overlooked as Cancer Cause

The World Heart Federation announced that alcohol is overlooked as cancer cause. This is based on new research where alcohol industry sponsors of previous research were omitted. But the American Heart Association (AHA) finds this conclusion too one-sided. The AHA points out that there
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Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Introduction A new study pointed out how foods can extend or shorten life. The authors described a health nutritional index, which tells whether a food item prolongs life or shortens it. A hot dog for example can take 36 minutes off your life expectancy. On the other hand, a helping o
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