Your Height and Risk of Disease

Height or stature could affect the risk of certain medical conditions, according to a new study. For example, being tall is associated with a higher risk of atrial fibrillation or irregular heartbeat, but a lower risk of coronary heart disease, researchers at the Rocky Mountain VA Regional Medical Center in Aurora, Colo. reported. Similarly, taller […]

Skipping Breakfast and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (health news)

Skipping breakfast might increase your risk of developing cardiovascular-disease The connection, found in a study of 6,550 adults aged 65-75, was particularly strong for strokes. Almost 60 per cent of the participants had breakfast every day, a quarter on some days, and 16 per cent rarely or never. All were free of heart disease  at the start of […]

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