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(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease […]
When adults don’t know they have risk factors for heart disease, the problem becomes harder to address. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. A new study found that only half of Hispanic Americans with high cholesterol were aware of their condition. Having high cholesterol increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Researchers […]
WHEEZING– ASTHMA… SO WHAT’S THE REASON BEHIND THIS SPIKE IN CASES. 7 EWN REPORTER LIZ LEWIN JOINS US AT THE DIGITAL DASHBOARD NOW WITH MORE ON WHY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS ARE BEING IGNORED. AND SYMPTOMS? AND WHY ARE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS SOMETIMES EVEN MISSING THEM? A NEW REVIEW SHOWS NINE PERCENT OF OLDER ADULTS ARE THOU […]
(gentle, melodic music) – I am Scott Grundy, a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and VA Medical Center in Dallas. I am Chair of the Writing Committee of the 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines, which are sponsored by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Several other related […]
The risk continues to rise the more criteria a child meets, with them being given a 79 per cent risk if all six criteria are met. Dr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy, a respiratory medical consultant and part of the team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, said: A common question parents face is whether or not their […]
Did you know, having a dog around young children might reduce the risk of asthma? A new study found from Sweden found that exposure to dogs or farm animals during a child’s first year of life may reduce the risk of developing asthma by age 6. Just another great reason to love man’s best friend!
Does introducing young children to peanut containing products increase or decrease their chances of developing a peanut allergy? For years parents have been told to keep their kids away from peanut products if there’s a good chance of them developing an allergy. Yet a British study is turning this conventional wisdom on its head. The […]