• Fri, Sep 20, 2019
  • Vegetarians - including vegans, who avoid eggs and dairy - were 22% less likely to develop coronary artery disease than meat eaters.
    Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk
    People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests. Researchers followed 48,188 middle-aged adults without any history of heart attacks or strokes for about 18 years. During this time, 2,820 people developed coronary artery disease that can lead to heart attacks 519 people had ischemic strokes, the most common kind, which occur when a clot blocks an artery carrying blood to the brain and 300 people had hemorrhagic strokes, which are caused by a ruptured blood vessel in the brain. Vegetarians - including vegans, who avoid eggs and dairy - were 22% less likely to develop coronary artery disease than meat eaters. This is the equivalent of 10 fewer cases of artery disease per 1,000 people over a decade among vegetarians...
  • Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure

    “It is not yet known if the increased risk faced by people who live in high-crime communities can be mitigated medically or behaviorally,” Tabit said.

  • One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population

    The polypill cost just under $1 per day. It contained one drug to lower cholesterol and three to bring down high blood pressure.

  • Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births

    Vaginally born babies got most of their gut bacteria from their mother, but C-section babies did not and had more bacteria linked to the hospital around them, the study found.

  • Do these 5 things to carve a niche in life Do these 5 things to carve a niche in life

    According to the researchers, if you embrace these five factors - focused training, Passion, grit, positive mindset and a mentor - nothing can stop you from carving a niche in life.

  • Parenting tip: What to do when young children hit? Parenting tip: What to do when young children hit?

    There is one struggle that parents of young children often hesitate to talk about — their child lashing out at them when upset — hitting, biting, spitting, scratching or other such actions.

  • Married CEOs more likely to support hiring of women Married CEOs more likely to support hiring of women

    Married men in the top leadership jobs typically have greater concern for their employees' well-being, and are more accepting of diverse employees, than are their non-married peers, showed the...

  • Feeling depressed? This Chinese game may be the answer Feeling depressed? This Chinese game may be the answer

    For the study, the research team analysed survey data from nearly 11,000 residents aged 45 years and older from the nationally representative China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study.

  • Early signs of type 2 diabetes can be seen in kids: Study Early signs of type 2 diabetes can be seen in kids: Study

    Type 2 diabetes is most often diagnosed in middle age or later, with its symptoms slowly developing over many years.

  • What makes Indian mothers happy? What makes Indian mothers happy?

    There is no doubt that a mother is at the center of the family and we truly hope moms can make the choice to put their happiness first, because that is truly the best thing they can do for their...