People with periodontal disease have a 37% increased risk of developing anxiety, serious mental illness, and depression, and an 18% increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Older people who experience elevated heart rates are at increased risk for developing dementia, researchers report.
A study conducted on Japanese men and women found peanut consumption decreased the risk of cardiovascular disease and ischemic stroke.
Drinking up to three cups of coffee a day can help decrease the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease, researchers report.
Frequent consumption of alcohol during adolescence and young adulthood was associated with accelerated arterial stiffening, a precursor of cardiovascular disease.
Contrary to popular belief, moderate coffee consumption does not increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias or other heart health problems. Researchers found daily coffee consumption was associated with a 3% lower risk of certain cardiac conditions. Findings add to the growing body of evidence that coffee consumption can help reduce the risk of several health problems including Parkinson's disease and some cancers.
People with lower EPA and DHA in red blood cell membranes, which correlates to lower scores on the Omega-3 index, were found to have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and ultimately a decrease in lifespan compared to those who scored higher on the omega-3 index.
Men who complain of dissatisfaction in their marriages are at increased risk of premature death associated with cardiovascular events, a new study reports.
A new large-scale study links smoking and cardiovascular disease to an increased risk of developing dementia. Smoking and cardiovascular disease impact memory and learning throughout adulthood, starting at age 18. Researchers say smoking has the biggest impact on cognitive function in women, while cardiovascular disease has a more detrimental impact on cognition in men.
High blood pressure, obesity, higher levels of cholesterol, and high blood sugar levels experienced by people in their 20s and 30s appear to have a negative impact on cognitive skills later in life.
Mixing traditional cigarettes with vaping products is as detrimental to health as smoking cigarettes alone, a new study reports.