Low-Salt Diets Connected To Increases In Heart Disease, Death And Stroke
A new study suggests that low-salt diets might actually be dangerous for your health and that high salt intake is only detrimental to those with high blood pressure.
Fiber-Rich Diet May Reduce Lung Disease
A diet rich in fiber may not only protect against diabetes and heart disease, it may reduce the risk of developing lung disease, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annal...
Genetic Underpinning Found For Shared Risk Of Congenital Heart And Neurodevelopmental Disease
Children with significant congenital heart disease have a far better chance of surviving today than in decades past, thanks to major advances in surgery. But some infants who recover from repairs to t...
New Treatment Potential For Heart Attack Sufferers
New hope in the fight against cardiovascular disease has arrived, following breakthrough research identifying a pigment in our bile which could protect us. A fluid produced by the liver and stored in ...
Coffee Drinking Linked To A Longer Life
A new study adds to growing evidence that moderate coffee drinking is good for your health. In the study, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, researchers looked at ...
I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear
Synesthesia is a very rare neurological condition in which the usually individual neural pathways in the brain down which sensory messages travel become inexplicably linked. This allows “sufferers” to...
Know What Your Blood Pressure Should Be. This Study Will Change The Way We Practice Medicine.
It’s easy to get confused by the overly dramatic daily news about health and medicine. One day coffee is great for you, the next day it interferes with sleep and leads to illness. One day the plague i...
Study Warns Trans Fats Linked To 34 Per Cent Increase In Mortality
An international study has found processed trans fats are linked with a 34 per cent increase in all-cause mortality and a 21 per cent increase in coronary heart disease. But the study, published in t...
What We Know About Tattoo Reactions Only Goes Skin-Deep
For about as long as there have been humans, it seems there have been tattoos. Ötzi the Iceman, the 5,000-year-old mummy discovered in the Alps in 1991, had 61 tattoos covering his body. And a quick l...
Genetic Biomarkers Link PTSD to Immune System Response
Using whole transcriptome RNA sequencing on blood samples from 188 U.S. marines both before and after deployment, the researchers identified a group of genes that regulated both the innate immune syst...
Digestive diseases
Dr. Timothy Denton, a gastroenterolgist with Brookwood Medical Center, discusses reflux disease (or GERD). GERD is a chronic digestive disease that occurs wh...
Cardiovascular diseases
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Blood disorders
Hematology, also spelled haematology (from the Greek αἷμα, haima "blood" and -λoγία), is the branch of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to th...
Breast diseases
Breast diseases can be classified either with disorders of the integument, or disorders of the reproductive system. A majority of breast diseases are noncancerous.Breast awareness is a goal of the bre...
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Cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart dise...
Skin diseases
A cutaneous condition is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system — the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands. The major ...
Digestive diseases
Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestions, th...
Foot diseases
Diseases of the foot generally are not limited, that is they are related to or manifest elsewhere in the body. However, the foot is often the first place some of these diseases or a sign or symptom of...
Mouth
In biological anatomy, commonly referred to as the mouth, under formal names such as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and ...
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Musculoskeletal disorder
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries or pain in the body's joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back. MSDs are degenerative diseases and in...
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Neurological disorder
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Exa...
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Respiratory disease
Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the uppe...
Respiratory disease - Wikipedia
Sexual dysfunction
Sexual dysfunction or sexual malfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal o...