C. Noel Bairey Merz PHILADELPHIA — Though CDC data indicate heart disease is the number one cause of death among all U.S. adults, women with CVD do not get as much attention or treatment as men with this condition, according to a presentation at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting.
Are you concerned about your health? Everyone longs for food, health and overall fitness, especially during humid summer days. However, many of us take least care of some specific body parts while getting over-occupied to boost up physical fitness. Eyes are the jewels of your body that allow you to
Unhealthy diets led to 11 million deaths in 2017 — brought about by health issues like cardiovascular disease, cancers, and type 2 diabetes. This makes poor diet responsible for roughly one in five deaths worldwide, which is more than any other known health risk, including tobacco use. These findings came
Anyone who’s on social media and shops online is acquainted with targeted advertising. Search for a product and your social media timeline will be filled with its ads. However, with the plethora of options available, it often becomes difficult to tell the real from the fake or even illegal. This
The team at the University of Iceland and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, looked at a large population from Sweden including 136,637 patients in the Swedish National Patient Register. These participants were suffering from stress related disorders including acute reaction to stress, problems with adjustment, stress reactions and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Dance can be a physical expression of a person’s feelings, thoughts, and beliefs. This form of non-verbal language has the ability to cross cultures, ethnicities, and countries; and it is bridging the gap between Norwegian Ragnhild Bruland and kids in New York City. Bruland, a PhD student in Cognitive Social
Any kind of weakness, pain or numbness in extremities in the hands or feet can lead to peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral nerves in the brain and spinal cord are responsible for sending messages to the rest of the body. Any damage to these peripheral nerves interrupts these messages. This in turn
When Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez’s breast cancer came roaring back last summer after a 13-year hiatus, her physicians recommended surgery and a genetic test to determine whether chemotherapy was warranted. The test results suggested that she could forgo the drugs, and she did. But a nagging doubt remains. “They said, ‘You don’t