When most people think about Thanksgiving, they focus on food, family and football-watching. But putting the “thanks” back into Thanksgiving is a good start in improving your heart health, researchers say.
“Somebody once said a grateful heart is a healthier heart, and that’s what we saw […]
NEW ORLEANS — Moderate drinking was associated with slower declines in high-density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol, over time, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
Researchers followed alcohol consumption and HDL levels for more than six years in a […]
NEW ORLEANS — Most smartphone applications claiming to improve consumers’ diet, nutrition or eating habits are not compliant with evidence-based scientific guidelines, according to a preliminary study.
Researchers studied whether 32 health and fitness applications featured on Google Play and the iTunes application store adhered to […]
NEW ORLEANS — Elderly smokers who were discharged from the hospital after having a heart attack rarely filled prescriptions for medications that might help them quit smoking. That was despite being counseled about the need to quit during their hospital stay.
NEW ORLEANS — Smoking 20 or more cigarettes a day increases the risk of diabetes among black people, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
Researchers studied nearly 3,000 black participants in the Jackson Heart study, who reported their […]
NEW ORLEANS — Researchers, healthcare providers and patients all must recognize that sharing information is key to the future of medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf said Sunday.
Califf, speaking during the annual Lewis A. Conner Memorial Lecture during the American […]