Cardiovascular

Do Elevated Lipid Levels Protect Against Diabetes? Gene Study Sheds Light
Interesting: “all three major lipids—LDL-C, HDL-C, and triglycerides (TGs)—are associated with a lower risk of diabetes, even as elevated LDL-C and TG predict increased risk of coronary artery disease. When you click on this article link, you may be redirected to a MedScape Login page, but once signed in, you will see Read more
Fish Oil May Improve Post-MI Recovery
According to this MedPage article, “High-dose omega-3 fatty acids after MI improved function of the heart and reduced scarring in the undamaged muscle as well as markers of systemic inflammation, the OMEGA-REMODEL randomized clinical trial Read more
Air Frying!
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Peanuts Reduce Mortality
We’ve known for some time that Walnuts and almonds reduce heart disease.  Now, researchers at Vanderbilt University and the Shanghai Cancer Institute published research finding that intake of peanuts was associated with fewer deaths, especially from heart disease. Read more
Soda-1 a day increases CVD risk 30%
A study conducted from NHANES data projects that regularly drinking as little as one 12-ounce sugary soda a day may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease by about 30%—independent of total calories, obesity, or other risk factors. Researchers analyzed data from three National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) surveys—1988–1994, 1999–2004, and 2005–2010—and examined CVD mortality… Read more Read more