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Archives for July, 2023

High Dose Vitamin D Reduced A-fib Risk

Vitamin D could be the key to heart rhythm problems.

New research from the University of Eastern Finland found taking higher-than-recommended doses of vitamin D was able to reduce the risk of A-fib in older men and women in their study.

, July 03, 2023

Napping Linked to Larger Brain Volume

Napping may be the key to keeping your brain healthy.

A new study from University College London has found regular daytime napping may help preserve brain health by slowing the rate of brain shrinkage during the aging process.

, July 10, 2023

Higher Carotene Levels Linked to Clearer Arteries

Eating carrots and other colorful fruits and vegetables could cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

Researchers from the University of Catalonia in Spain found a high level of carotenes in the blood is linked to a lower incidence of atherosclerotic plaque in the arteries which translates to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

, July 17, 2023

Weekend Warriors Benefit as Much as Regular Exercisers

Don't be discouraged if you can't exercise every day during the week.

New research from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) shows that those who confine their exercise to one or two days a week have similar heart-health benefits as those who exercise more often, as long as they reach the target of threshold of 150 minutes.

, July 24, 2023

Breastfed Babies More Likely to Survive

For those who are able, breastfeeding is a way to protect infants.

New research shows babies had a 33 percent reduced risk of dying in their first year of life if they were breastfed.

, July 31, 2023

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