People often react to stress by binging on sweets or fattening comfort foods, cravings fueled by the appetite-stimulating stress hormone cortisol.
Overweight kids actually eat less right after stressful events
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a major killer worldwide, accounting for much death and disease burden due to cardiovascular disease. Multiple factors influence the risk for this condition, some acting in adulthood but some operating from birth or even earlier.
Blood pressure in children affected by early environmental exposures
As many as 2,500 more organs could be made available for transplant in the UK if families spoke more openly about donating after death, says the UK National Health Service (NHS) Blood and Transplant organization.
Life-saving organ transplant opportunities being missed
Thousands of men are dying of prostate cancer because they are diagnosed too late to receive a cure, a charity has warned.
Thousands of men die from prostate cancer in UK every year because of late diagnosis, charity warns
For obese diabetics in a large US study, weight-loss surgery was linked with a significant reduction in long-term rates of major cardiovascular problems.
Study led by an Iranian surgeon shows fewer cardiovascular events seen in diabetics after weight-loss surgery
Home-based and personalized education keeps patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) out of hospital, according to late breaking results from the HELP-AF study presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology taking place from Aug. 31 to Sep.4 at the Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris, France.
Home-based education reduces hospitalizations in patients with atrial fibrillation
Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease, finds a study.
Aspirin not recommended for healthy people over 70: Study
The increasing cases of food contamination leading to deaths and hospitalization of Kenyans has cast doubts on just how safe the food the people eat is handled.
Alarming cases of poisoning cast doubts on food handling in Kenya
Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have shed light on how a class of medications that help regulate blood sugar for patients with type 2 diabetes can also protect from heart disease.
Diabetes medication to reduce heart disease shows promise
Exercise immediately prior to and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body, making them better able to manage blood sugar levels and lowering the risk of long term health problems, suggests new research carried out in mice.
Exercise in pregnancy improves health of obese mothers, study finds

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