Do omega-3 supplements really benefit the heart?

Do omega-3 supplements really benefit the heart?

Heart Health Every day, millions of people from all over the world take fish oil supplements in the hope that they will protect them from heart disease. But do these golden capsules really work? A large systematic review investigates. Should we believe the hype around...
E-counseling can lower blood pressure, heart disease risk

E-counseling can lower blood pressure, heart disease risk

Heart Health A new study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, has found that virtual counseling can significantly improve the lives of people with high blood pressure. Watching motivational videos on how to keep your blood pressure in check...
Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

Heart Health In recent years, studies have started pointing to nuts as a way to boost heart health, but most of them were observational with a limited sample size. Now, a systematic review of clinical trials spanning 25 years has confirmed that when it comes to...
Gut bacteria and heart health: Is there a link?

Gut bacteria and heart health: Is there a link?

Heart Health An innovative study finds a link between our heart health and the health of our gut, highlighting the importance of physical exercise for keeping both at optimal levels. Exercise is key to maintaining a healthy gut. If the latest medical research has...
Asthma: A healthful diet may prevent symptoms

Asthma: A healthful diet may prevent symptoms

Managing asthma is about focusing your energies on preventing attacks.  Doing nothing and then trying to control attacks with rescue medication may be penny wise but pound foolish.  Many Pharmacists are also asthma educators.  Call your pharmacist to find out more. A...
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