More than one in five people with heart disease aren't getting life-saving statin drugs despite guidelines saying they should, a new study shows.
Researchers looked at nearly 39,000 people who had experienced a heart attack or undergone heart surgery, and found about 8,600 people weren't prescribed the cholesterol-lowering medications.
Although there is still controversy over whether people should take statins to prevent heart attacks, research … full story
Consuming food items rich in fibre, like fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products, especially as a young adult, is likely to confer a lifetime of protection against heart risk, researchers say.
A new study found that adults aged between 20 and 59 years with the highest fibre intake had a significantly lower estimated lifetime risk for heart disease compared to those with the lowest fibre intake.
This is the first known study to show the influence … full story
Correct timing to take water will maximize its effectiveness to Human body.
Two (2) glass of water - After waking up - Helps activate internal organs
One (1) glasses of water - 30 minutes before meal - Help digestion
One (1) glass of water - Before taking a bath - Helps lower blood pressure
One (1) glass of water - Before sleep - To avoid stroke or heart attack full story
This episode of Can Fish Make my Child Smart, investigates this theory using experiments. A class of children have been tested to see if Omega 3 oil makes any difference to their scholastic ability. Free video clip from the BBC. full story
1. Basic Terms:
- "Bad" cholesterol clogs your arteries and causes heart disease.
- "Good" cholesterol helps collect up the bad cholesterol and get it out of your system.
- Saturated fat is "bad fat" that increases the bad cholesterol in your body.
- Polyunsaturated fat is "good fat" that lowers both good and bad cholesterol.
- Monounsaturated fat is "really good fat" that helps lower the bad cholesterol, but leaves the good cholesterol … full story
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