Your heart health is one of the most important things you need to maintain—heart disease has been the leading cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But you should be especially cognizant of your chances of having a heart attack, as these cardiovascular events are responsible for nearly 85 percent of all heart disease deaths. And according to January research, your blood type could actually increase your heart attack risk. Read on to find out if you should be concerned, and for more on your heart health, The Size of This Body Part Could Mean
We have often heard about good cholesterol and how it can protect our heart health. However, a study led by a team of researchers has now demonstrated that not all good cholesterol is healthy.
The study led by the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) in Spain was published in the journal Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental.
Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduce cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.
This paradox has called into question the relationship between good cholesterol and cardiovascular risk, and researchers are
Last month, the American Heart Association released a scientific statement highlighting the strong link between heart health, mental health and overall wellbeing.
“This is a really important message that no cardiovascular disease really should be addressed as an isolated entity, but really it’s part of an integrated system, where the mind, the heart, and the body are all
Julio Fernandez has had only four cavities, ever. For the first two, treated when he was young, his dentist used fillings that contained mercury, those silver fillings that have become less popular than the resin-based or ”white” fillings.
Over the years, Fernandez, now 46 and an international trade professional in Washington, D.C., was aware of the ongoing discussion about whether mercury fillings are safe to leave in or should be removed. Every time he got routine dental care, he asked his dentists about them.
“For years, they would look at them and always say, ‘They are fine, they are not