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Study: Small changes in lifestyle lower risk of strokes

Study: Small changes in lifestyle lower risk of strokes

Jun 9, – A recent study has shown that making small changes in lifestyle could reduce risk of strokes. The finding of the study was based on an assessment using the American Heart Association’s health factors: be active, control cholesterol, eat a healthy diet, manage blood pressure, maintain a healthy weight, control blood sugar and […]

June 9, 2013 | By More
Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

Study finds: Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer’s Return

June 2, AP – Women combating estrogen-sensitive breast tumors fared better when treated with 10 years of tamoxifen compared to those given the current standard of five years, researchers found. When it comes to using the drug tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer’s return, longer may be better for some patients, a new study finds. However, […]

June 3, 2013 | By More
People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt

People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt

May 15, AP – In a small study of older adults, researchers from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil found that participants with high blood pressure, or hypertension, favored bread dusted with the highest concentration of salt more than twice as much as those with normal blood pressure. Adding other seasonings to the salted […]

May 15, 2013 | By More