NEW ORLEANS — A new study shows that using medications to lower blood pressure and cholesterol does not slow cognitive decline — disappointing news for millions of aging Americans eager to stave off thinking and memory problems.
But what didn’t help cognition also didn’t hurt it […]
NEW ORLEANS – Active marijuana use may double the risk of stress cardiomyopathy, an uncommon heart muscle malfunction that can mimic heart attack symptoms, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
The researchers found that marijuana users were almost twice as […]
Twenty years after he retired from professional basketball, Morlon Wiley still looks like somebody you want on your side in a pickup game. Lean and fit, he eats right, works out and goes to the doctor for checkups.
As awareness of health issues caused by excess sodium grows, so does the number of food giants that have stepped up efforts to lower the sodium content in their food, including many of the nation’s favorite pre-packaged staples.
Instant noodles, frozen pizza, canned vegetables, and boxed […]
ORLANDO, Florida — Premature birth cuts short kidney development — resulting in smaller kidneys and higher blood pressure in adulthood, according to a study presented Thursday at the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions.
“Adults born preterm may not present with the ‘classic’ […]
ORLANDO, Florida — A noninvasive neurotechnology that uses sound to balance right- and left-side brain frequencies lowered blood pressure, improved heart rate variability and reduced symptoms of migraine headaches, in two small studies presented Thursday at the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific […]