Tag Archives: Blood

Marijuana Users At A Higher Risk Of Dying From High Blood Pressure?

The results of a new study are making headlines with claims that marijuana users are connected to a three-hold higher risk of dying from hypertension (high blood pressure) than someone who doesn’t use marijuana. There is one small catch to the findings of this new marijuana study. Namely, there are some limitations with the study’s findings. One of the more ...

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Chemical Found In Broccoli May Help Battle Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetics

Diabetes patients may have a possible solution that helps control blood sugar levels. Health experts often advise people to eat their greens and eating broccoli could potentially hold the key to countering type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden conducted a new study, which reveals that the chemical sulforaphane – which is found naturally in ...

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Chemical Found In Broccoli May Help Battle Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetics

Diabetes patients may have a possible solution that helps control blood sugar levels. Health experts often advise people to eat their greens and eating broccoli could potentially hold the key to countering type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden conducted a new study, which reveals that the chemical sulforaphane – which is found naturally in ...

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Snake Venom As Aspirin Replacement: New Protein Could Be Safer For Prevention Of Blood Clot

Snake venom has always been thought as dangerous but scientists have found a protein in venom that could be an important ingredient for making a safer antiplatelet drug. Pretty soon, snake venom could replace aspirin in thinning blood without the side effects. According to the study by National Taiwan University in Taipei researchers, a drug based on a protein from ...

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Parkinson’s Disease Developments: Blood Test Diagnosis May Be On The Way

The battle to accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease may be on the verge of a significant breakthrough, as reports indicate that a blood test may soon become a key asset for correctly diagnosing the disorder. Early and correct diagnosis is critical in managing the neurological disorder and news of this potential blood test comes as welcome news to those working in ...

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New Medical Implant ‘Superhemophobic’ Material Will Repel Blood To Avoid Rejection

A new “Superhemophobic” medical implant material being developed at Colorado State University will help prevent “rejection” and other complications arising from medical implants by actually repelling blood away from them, according to a new report published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. One of the biggest and most longstanding issues with medical implants is the possibility of rejection, in which ...

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When Will I Die? New Blood Test Claims To Know Your Life Expectancy, How Long You Have To Live

Scientists have yet to discover a fountain of youth elixir, but they may have found the next best thing: a blood test that predicts how long you will live. According to a Mirror report, a group of experts at Boston University announced findings from a study that put them one step closer to getting a leg up on age-related degenerative ...

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Can A Blood Test Detect Cancer Early? A Startup Is Raising $1 Billion To Try

Cancer continues to be a word that causes pain and fear. There is a great chance that you, or someone close to you, have been affected by some form of cancer. Statistics posted by the American Cancer Society estimate that there were nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer in 2015, along with an estimated 600,000 deaths. Experts agree that ...

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High Blood Pressure? Here Are The Foods You Should Be Avoiding

High blood pressure is one of the more common health issues many people in the United States suffer from. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults in the U.S. suffers from high blood pressure. Anyone who has high blood pressure knows this is a condition that requires a person to actively manage it. Statistically, ...

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HIV Cure Close? Disease Vanishes From The Blood Of A British Man

Could the cure for HIV be close? According to Telegraph, scientists are reporting a cure for the disease could be close as the disease has completely vanished from the blood of a British man who had previously tested positive for HIV. Scientists revealed to The Sunday Times that the HIV virus is currently undetectable in the blood of a British ...

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