Researchers have recently investigated the potential benefits of tomato juice on cardiovascular risk. Although the team reported reductions in blood pressure and cholesterol levels, the results are not entirely convincing. Can tomato juice protect against cardiovascular disease? Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for the most deaths in the United States. People can modifyRead More →

Eating a cup of blueberries a day decreases risk of heart disease by up to 15%, even among those already at risk, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. These findings add to those from several previous studies showing both heart and brain-health benefits from eating blueberries, along with aRead More →

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.Read More →

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).Read More →