Contrary to popular belief, higher coffee consumption is not associated with an increased risk of arterial stiffness. Drinking up to 25 cups of coffee a day has little impact on heart health.
According to a new report, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, with an 18% increase in those diagnosed with the disorder between 2005 and 2015.
According to researchers, being a night owl puts you at increased risk of health issues such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. One reasons why, researchers report, is those who stay away later at night have unhealthier eating patterns and diets.
The FMNL2 gene links cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports. Changes of activity in the FMNL2 caused by cerebrovascular disease prevent the efficient cleaning of toxic proteins in the brain, leading to the development of Alzheimer's 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.
UCSF researchers report the food and beverage industries push sugary products while obfuscating the significant health issues added sugars can cause. The findings shed light on sugars' link to disease and exposes industrial tactics to downplay the public health risks of diets too high in sugar.
Study reports breastfeeding significantly reduces a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to those who did not breastfeed their babies.
Heart disease that causes brain dysfunction can lead to the development of Alzheimer's disease and triples the amount of amyloid-beta in the brain.
People who suffer cardiometabolic disorders, such as stroke, diabetes, or a heart attack, either as stand-alone conditions or a combination of the conditions, have an increased risk of developing dementia regardless of whether or not they have a genetic predisposition for neurodegeneration.