Father’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s about that time to get him a special gift. Considering that most men could use…
South Carolina — Despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcification, African Americans are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events compared with Caucasians. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, S.C. suggests that increased levels of non-calcified plaque, which consists of buildups of soft deposits deep in […]
Instilling good habits in children is important. Eating healthy, getting regular checkups from your doctor and getting plenty of rest are just a few items on the Life “to-do” list. As a child, most of our parents made sure we maintained our routine doctor’s appointments.
VIA: AOLHealth.Com Colonoscopy: This procedure is really effective in detecting colon cancer and should be at the top of your list of tests to have. Heart Tests: Keeping a close eye on your heart health is essential. Having your blood pressure checked should be a yearly event. Blood sugar and blood fats are also important […]
VIA: Health.Com By: Steven Reinberg/HealthDay Reporter “Men with history of periodontal disease had a 14 percent higher risk of cancer than those who did not have periodontal disease, and the increase persisted among never smokers,” said lead researcher Dominique Michaud, a cancer epidemiologist at Imperial College London, in the U.K. People with gum infections have […]
VIA: Health.Com By: Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Use of testosterone for heart failure has been controversial in some cases. About one of every four men with chronic heart failure has evidence of testosterone deficiency, as production of the hormone declines with age. Few studies of testosterone therapy in heart failure have been done in the United […]