Tag: american heart association

Children’s preferences for sweeter and saltier tastes are linked to each...

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels...

High salt intake equals fat teens

Most adolescents consume as much salt as adults – some more than twice the recommended daily allowance – and that high sodium intake correlates...

A quicker, cheaper way to detect staph in the body

Chances are you won’t know you’ve got a staph infection until the test results come in, days after the symptoms first appear. But what...

Fetal alcohol syndrome heart defects may be caused by altered function,...

Recent data shows that more than 500,000 women in the U.S. report drinking during pregnancy, with about 20 percent of this population admitting to...

Gene expression changes with meditation

With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.A new study...

Blood growth factor boosts effect of exercise in peripheral artery disease

A blood cell growth factor can boost the effects of exercise in improving mobility for patients with peripheral artery disease, a clinical study has...

After heart attack, mental stress affects heart more in younger women

Researchers have found that women younger than 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to experience restricted blood flow to the heart...

Stem cells help offset brain damage from stroke

Cognitive deficits following ischemic stroke are common and debilitating, even in the relatively few patients who are treated expeditiously so that clots are removed...

Studies suggest new key to ‘switching off’ hypertension

A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has designed new compounds that mimic those naturally used by the body to regulate blood...

Unexpected discovery of the ways cells move could boost understanding of...

A new discovery about how cells move inside the body may provide scientists with crucial information about disease mechanisms such as the spread of cancer...

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