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Posts tagged heart disease

November 30, 2006

 

french fries and a burger served at a truck stop

Nanotech Plaque Busters

We all indulge in fried foods once in a while, so scientists are trying to find a way to help combat bad cholesterol.

June 20, 2006

 

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Statistically Insignificant

You may have heard of a recent study claiming that eating a low fat diet does nothing to prevent heart disease and cancer.

December 1, 2005

 

A Web of Disorders

Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 19, 2004

 

Good News: Hot Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart!

Good news: Hot chocolate is good for your heart! Learn about all the beverages that help prevent cancer and heart disease, on this Moment of Science.

February 10, 2004

 

Nutrigenomics

What is nutrigenomics? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 5, 2004

 

Flu Shot Through the Heart

Are there added benefits to getting a yearly flu shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Women’s Hearts

What is the leading cause of death in women over fifty? The answer may surprise you. Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Obesity Lowers Brain Power?

Did you know that obesity in men lowers their mental ability? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Happy Couple

In a recent study, researchers found that people in good marriages lead healthier lives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Tea vs. Coffee

There are two reasons why your doctor might recommend tea over coffee. One is that tea does contain less caffeine than coffee. This is because the amount of tea leaves used to brew a cup of tea is significantly smaller than the amount of coffee beans for a cup of coffee.

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