- Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Linked To Sleep Disruptions
A cholesterol-lowering drug appears to disrupt sleep patterns of some patients, researchers reported at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2007.
- Study To Prevent Extreme Weight Loss Could Lead To Treatment For Obesity
A team of researchers from the St Vincent’s Campus in Sydney have developed a novel way to control the extreme weight loss, common in late stage cancer, which often speeds death.
- Men At Greater Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke When Exposed To Diesel Exhaust
Increased roadway pollution produced by diesel fuel in vehicles is leading to a cascade of conditions that could result in heart attack or stroke, researchers suggested in the report of a small study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2007.
- Fasting Could Be Good For The Heart, New Study
Fasting could be good for the heart, said researchers that found lower rates of heart disease among members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS or Mormons) compared with others. LDS members fast for one day a month as part of their faith.
- Link Discovered Between Asthma And Depressive Disorders
Young people with asthma are about twice as likely to suffer from depressive and anxiety disorders than are children without asthma, according to a study by a research team in Seattle.