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A 'green' Mediterranean diet burns visceral fat faster than a classic Mediterranean diet, reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, study finds

A ‘green’ Mediterranean diet burns visceral fat faster than a classic Mediterranean diet, reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, study finds

A Mediterranean-style diet with added plant foods may help burn fat faster, according to a new study. The nutrient-dense diet may help reduce a type of fat linked to a higher risk of disease. Dieters are reducing their consumption of meat and processed foods in favor of olive oil, tea, nuts and leafy greens. Loading …

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Autopsies show COVID-19 vaccination likely caused fatal heart inflammation: study

Autopsies show COVID-19 vaccination likely caused fatal heart inflammation: study

A serious side effect linked to COVID-19 vaccines can lead to death, according to a new study. Post-vaccination myocarditis, a form of heart inflammation, has been identified in a subset of people who died “unexpectedly” at home within 20 days of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The researchers analyzed the autopsies that had been performed on …

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AI predicts future heart disease risk using unique chest X-ray

Normal chest X-ray. Credit: Radiological Society of North America A deep learning model that uses a single chest X-ray to predict the 10-year risk of death from heart attack or stroke, resulting from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, has been developed by researchers. The results of the study were presented today (November 29) at the annual meeting …

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This AI program can predict heart attacks and stroke risks a decade from now using a single chest x-ray

This AI program can predict heart attacks and stroke risks a decade from now using a single chest x-ray

CHICAGO— A patient’s risk of heart attack or stroke over the next 10 years can be predicted from a single chest X-ray thanks to a new computer system. Researchers from the Radiological Society of North America say it combines AI (artificial intelligence) with standard X-ray to find patterns associated with hardening of the arteries. This …

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Ahead of the holiday travel season, health care professionals are urging folks to take their medical records on the road.

HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol may not make a difference to heart health, medical study finds

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), which has been called the “good cholesterol” by medical experts, is being re-examined after a new study questions the benefits of this type of cholesterol across racial lines. . Researchers from the Knight Cardiovascular Institute at Oregon Health & Science University analyzed 23,901 medical profiles from a Reasons for Geographic and Racial …

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Heart disease: “good” cholesterol may not be good for everyone

Heart disease: “good” cholesterol may not be good for everyone

According to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), “good cholesterol” may not be as effective as scientists once believed in predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease uniformly among adults of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. A study questions the role of “good” cholesterol in the universal prediction of heart disease …

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