Tag Archives: heart health

Do Omega-3 fatty acids prevent cardiovascular disease?

Do Omega-3 fatty acids prevent cardiovascular disease? Omega-3 fatty acids are primarily found in fish oil.  An American Heart Association report suggested that omega-3 supplements may reduce death from coronary heart disease, possibly through a reduction in ischemia-induced sudden cardiac … Continue reading

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Drinking diet drinks is linked to cardiovascular events in women

I know this sounds vague. . . and scary. But, the analysis focused on nearly 60,000 women aged 50-79 and followed them for 9 years. TWO or more diet drinks a day was associated with a 29% increased risk of … Continue reading

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Well, med school was wrong again!

We hear in med school that half of what we learn we will later find out is wrong.  But, which half?  We know future studies reveal different “truths” and I appreciate the need to debunk old theories if indeed they are not … Continue reading

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New York Times. What does your current health tell about YOUR future?

Interesting study showing how exercise capacity and speed foretells level of health 40 years later.  As for me. . . I’m ditching this keyboard, running, and starting a log of my running times! Running Time as a Measure of Heart Health – NYTimes.com. Make … Continue reading

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