There's an ever-growing body of evidence that reinforces the health benefits of being with animals. A new study published in BMC Psychiatry explores the role pets had with those suffering from bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other significant, long-term mental illnesses.
About 69 million Americans are not as young as they think they are. Using a calculator to measure BMI, blood pressure, age, and smoking habits, the CDC found more than 40 percent of Americans had hearts that were five years or more older than their actual age. That's kind of.. heartbreaking.
A special joint panel of the Stroke and Heart Associations issued gender-focused guidelines on reducing the toll of strokes among women. In their vast literature review, surprising focus is on younger women.
A new scientific statement in the journal Stroke, published by the American Heart Association (in concert with the American Stroke
In a small study presented at the AHA meetings, Dutch researchers tested the comparative effect on platelet stickiness of bedtime aspirin vs. morning aspirin. The bedtime dose had a more potent effect, with implications for reducing the toll of morning heart attacks, perhaps.