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Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, and increase it five-fold for those smoking and using e-cigarettes according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people, led by researchers at UC San Francisco.



As the incidence of diabetes continues to rise, and the health care industry attempts to turn the tide, a new study has found that this diet helped obese women lose weight and lower their future risk for developing diabetes and heart disease.



Vitamin D deficiency is linked to the increased risk of developing several chronic diseases, including heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. A new study determined the deficiency level associated with the increased risk of developing heart conditions.


You’ve probably heard over the last few years there’s too much consumption of sugar. The average American eats a whopping 152 pounds a year! Sugar is a known risk factor for obesity and adult onset diabetes, dementia, cirrhosis of the liver; the latest research has determined that it is also a risk factor for heart disease.


Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players — whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga — only hint at music’s effect on the soul throughout the ages.   Now a data-driven review by Northwestern University researchers that will be published July 20 in Nature Reviews Neuroscience pulls […]