New knowledge about biological processes related to the heart's electrical activity has been gained through a major genome science study. The research had the largest sample size ever of a project of this type.
A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.
Now there’s research being done to understand the impact of fats on our body and what’s good and what’s not. According to a recent study, whole dairy products such as full fat milk, cheese, butter may not increase risk of early death from heart disease or stroke. Good fats can also help you lose weight.
Both the quantity and quality of sleep in adolescents had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and abdominal fat deposition, according to a study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics.