The truth about low-fat dairy versus full-fat dairy

The era of the low-fat fixation is over, and more health professionals are warning that healthy fats found in foods like olive oil, nuts, seeds, and avocados are good for you. But the jury is still out on dairy products. Organizations like the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics still recommend that you stick to skim … Read more

The truth about low-fat dairy versus full-fat dairy

The era of the low-fat fixation is over, and more health professionals are warning that healthy fats found in foods like olive oil, nuts, seeds, and avocados are good for you. But the jury is still out on dairy products. Organizations like the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics still recommend that you stick to skim … Read more

The truth about low-fat dairy versus full-fat dairy

The era of the low-fat fixation is over, and more health professionals are warning that healthy fats found in foods like olive oil, nuts, seeds, and avocados are good for you. But the jury is still out on dairy products. Organizations like the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics still recommend that you stick to skim … Read more

New SOL-INCA-AD Grant Expands Initial Study to Examine Cognitive Aging Among Latinos

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine received a $24.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA) to continue the Study of Latinos: Investigation of the Neurocognitive Aging (SOL-INCA), a 12-year assessment of brain and cognitive aging and decline among aging Latinos. The new SOL-INCA-AD … Read more

TikTok trend promoting Ozempic for weight loss causes shortage for people with type 2 diabetes

A TikTok trend promoting off-label use of a crucial drug has caused a nationwide shortage and created “havoc” for the people who need it most. People with type 2 diabetes remain without their essential medication as a TikTok trend promoting its unauthorized use as a miracle weight loss solution continues to grow. Australia has been … Read more

I feel safer in my hospital

“No thanks,” my patient told me. “Two is enough.” It took me by surprise the first time I recommended a COVID booster shot and heard that response. “What do you mean it’s enough? Do you throw away half of your cardiac medications? Do you say, ‘Hey, that sounds like enough’ in the middle of your … Read more

AHA News: What Moms-to-Be Should Know About Mental Health During and After Pregnancy | health news

By By the American Heart Association HealthDay News reporter, HealthDay Reporter (Health day) MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Having a baby, especially a first child, is full of expectations. But in addition to joy, many women may experience something else they may not want to talk about: anxiety and depression. Although … Read more

Simple steps to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol can be a daunting diagnosis knowing that the condition can lead to cardiovascular events such as coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. High cholesterol has also been associated with diabetes and high blood pressure, says WebMD. Cholesterol is made in the liver and has many important health functions, including keeping cell … Read more

Are soaked raisins healthier than grapes? Nutritionist debunks the myth | Health

Raisins are a wonderful addition to your diet in any season as they are packed with antioxidants more than any other dried fruit. They are high in fiber and potassium and studies have shown how eating them regularly can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood sugar levels and also lower bad cholesterol. (Also … Read more

A novel AI technology predicts if and when a patient could die of cardiac arrest

Lethal cardiac arrhythmias are one of the deadliest conditions but are hard to predict and therefore prevent. But what if an artificial intelligence (AI) system could provide some much-needed help? A study published this month in Nature Cardiovascular Research is outlining an AI that has been trained on raw images of patients’ hearts as well … Read more