Tag Archives: Heart

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

Speaking from the Heart: 7 Essential Communication Tips for Couples

Communication is one of the biggest downfalls of otherwise healthy relationships. For the benefit of your relationship, check out these communication tips. Numerous studies have identified poor communication as the leading cause for breaking up. These 7 communication tips will improve your relationship. Poor communication is a major reason why people seek couples therapy. It’s… Read More »

Making radiation therapy less toxic to the heart

SPOKANE, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a WSU Spokane graduate student, received a Pre‑doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two‑year fellowship comes with $ 53,688 to support his research, which he is conducting in the laboratory of Shobhan Gaddameedhi at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS). “We are interested in pursuing this study because heart failure… Read More »