Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
Cutting the fat out of decadent recipes is easy with simple fat substitutions such as applesauce, low fat yogurt, beans and bananas instead of butter and oil in baking. You can also broil instead of fry meats, and sautee vegetables in water, vinegar or broth instead of frying in oil and butter.
human anatomy showing the skeleton from the back image by patrimonio designs from Fotolia.comFlail chest is a condition where the rib cage is separated from the rest of the chest wall, and it usually happens after a blunt trauma, such as a car accident or fall. The lungs are unable to...
Aspirin may do more damage than good.medication image by Mats Tooming from Fotolia.comMay Lower Risk of Repeat Heart Attack or StrokeAspirin acts as a blood thinner and prevents clots that lead to certain types of heart attacks and strokes. Doctors recommend a daily dose of aspirin to...
Should there be an independent board and residency review committee for vascular surgery?
Preparation H has been called a beauty secret and a product the modeling industry uses in order to reduce wrinkles and beautify the eye area. And while some Hollywood celebrities have claimed to use it as a beauty enhancer, no scientific study has ever proven that it really works.
Solving this common problem requires understanding the underlying pathophysiology and knowing which drugs can be prescribed and which ones should be withdrawn.
Maintaining a healthy blood pressure and cholesterol level protects your heart and wards off complications such as heart disease and stroke. Lifestyle and dietary habits can have a negative impact on your blood pressure and cholesterol. Yet, there are simple ways to improve your health and maintain
LDL cholesterol is a major cause of heart disease and stroke, the former of which affected more than 26 million Americans in 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In order to make sure you stay at healthy cholesterol levels, you need to know where it comes from.
To what extent does drug discontinuation abolish the need for permanent pacemaker implantation?
How useful is the duplex scan in identifying deep venous thrombosis (DVT)?
Adrenaline rushes are thought to be leftover from the evolution of our "fight or flight" response. Even though they may be somewhat natural, however, adrenaline rushes can still be unpleasant. While they are sometimes unavoidable, there are ways of controlling and stopping an adrenaline rush while i
Sleep twitching that disrupts your rest can reduce your energy level and throw your mood off-balance, while affecting your memory and creativity. Not all sleep twitches are the same, but most can be treated. It is important to determine the type of twitches you are having in order to find a solution
Should continuous positive airway pressure be studied for the prevention of noctural atrial arrhthmias and sudden cardiac death? Supporting evidence is presented.
Biodegradable polymer-coated drug-eluting stents represent an attractive approach to improve vascular healing after coronary intervention.