Tag Archives: Heart

Can Wasabi Break Your Heart?

Wasabi, the popular Japanese condiment served alongside sushi, has an intense, spicy heat that can easily make your eyes water if you eat too much at once. So, imagine the surprise one woman felt when she consumed an entire spoonful at once, after confusing it with avocado. The woman, a 60-year-old living in Israel, experienced… Read More »

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

Could just 10 foods substantially impact your risk of dying from a cardiometabolic disease (CMD) like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? Maybe. A study published in JAMA provides some insight into the degree to which 10 specific foods and nutrients affect the risk of dying from CMD. The study found that in 2012,… Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders Leaves Hospital; Doctors Confirm He Had Heart Attack

SATURDAY, Oct. 5, 2019 — Senator Bernie Sanders left a Las Vegas hospital on Friday after being admitted with chest pains on Tuesday; his presidential campaign is now saying the 78-year-old suffered a heart attack. Sanders experienced chest pain at a campaign event and received two stents to open a blocked artery. He has cancelled… Read More »

Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors

Adults are advised to do muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week, as well as aerobic exercise, to help them stay active for longer, under new guidance from the UK’s top doctors. For the first time, it includes advice on safe activity levels for pregnant women and new mums. Dance, bowls or Tai Chi are advised for… Read More »

NSW lagging on children’s heart surgery

NSW comprehensive children’s cardiac services are falling further behind other states, a leading pediatric surgeon has told a crisis meeting in Sydney. Health workers, administrators and parents are split on a proposed move to cease heart surgery at one of the state’s two premier children’s hospitals – Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick and the Children’s… Read More »