News tagged with cardiovascular medicine

Component in common dairy foods may cut diabetes risk

Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and collaborators from other institutions have identified a natural substance in dairy fat that may substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The compound, ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Health
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Blood pressure management: Sleep on it

A daytime sleep could have cardiovascular benefits according to new research by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin, PhD, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania in the US. Their study, looking at the effect of a daytime nap on ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Health
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Some salt consumption deemed good for blood pressure

An increased intake of 'good' potassium salts could contribute significantly to improving blood pressure at the population level. The favorable effect brought about by potassium is even estimated to be comparable with the ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Health
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FDA issues hold on much-debated Avandia study

(AP) -- Federal health officials are barring new patients from enrolling in a safety study of GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes pill Avandia, a week after a panel of experts ruled that the drug increases heart risks.

dateJul 21, 2010 in Medications
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