This Diet and Exercise Combo Is the Key to Long-Term Weight Loss, New Study Says

Worldwide, the prevalence of obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. Today, there are 650 million people who qualify as obese, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Obesity can lead to serious health conditions, like heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and treating obesity—that is, losing weight and keeping it off—is not easy.

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine endeavored to find the most effective way to maintain healthy weight loss. In a randomized clinical trial, the researchers looked at 215 participants with obesity and found that the most effective way to lose and

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Hunter Food Study Special Report

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Small study shows heart damage after COVID-19 uncommon in college athletes

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In a small study, researchers found college athletes who contracted COVID-19 rarely had cardiac complications. Most had mild COVID symptoms that did not require treatment, and in a small percentage of those with abnormal cardiac testing, there was no evidence of heart damage on special imaging tests. All athletes returned to sports without any health concerns, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

In spring 2020, concerns about heart damage, especially inflammation, among athletes with COVID-19 led to recommendations for cardiac screening based on symptom severity before resuming

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Good dental health may help prevent heart infection from mouth bacteria: Study

Maintenance of good oral health is more important than the use of antibiotics in dental procedures for some heart patients to prevent a heart infection caused by bacteria around the teeth, according to a new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement published in the association’s flagship journal, Circulation.

Infective endocarditis (IE), also called bacterial endocarditis, is a heart infection caused by bacteria that enter the bloodstream and settle in the heart lining, a heart valve or a blood vessel. It is uncommon, but people with heart valve disease or previous valve surgery, congenital heart disease or recurrent infective endocarditis have

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If You Have This Blood Type, Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher, Study Says

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

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Good cholesterol may also increase your risk of heart attack, according to this study

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

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