Tag Archives: Risk

Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

Electronic cigarette users face a higher risk of having a heart attack than those who do not use such products, recent research suggests. According to findings to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in New Orleans, people who smoked electronic cigarettes, or vaped, every day were 34… Read More »

Blueberries may lower cardiovascular risk by up to 20 percent

The phytochemicals that give blueberries their blue color can significantly improve cardiovascular health, finds a new two-part study. The positive effect that blueberries can have on blood pressure is comparable to that of hypertension drugs. Dubbed “the silent killer” because it has no visible symptoms in its early stages, hypertension affects approximately 1 in 3… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »