Circulating Metabolites Linked to Risk for Incident Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 — Circulating metabolites, including amino acids, glycolysis-related metabolites, acute phase reaction markers, and lipoprotein subfractions, are associated with the risk for stroke, according to research published online Dec. 2 in Neurology. Dina Vojinovic, Ph.D., from the University Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and colleagues examined the association between metabolites and the risk for stroke in seven […]

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Replacing red meat with plant foods may reduce the risk of heart disease

Replacing red meat with high quality plant foods such as beans, nuts, or soy may be associated with a modestly reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), suggests a study published by The BMJ today. Substituting whole grains and dairy products for total red meat, and eggs for processed red meat, might also reduce this risk. Substantial evidence suggests that […]

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What It Means When You Dream About Someone Cutting Your Hair

In the waking world, going for a haircut can be a refreshing and uplifting experience that gives us a boost of confidence, a feeling of positive change, and maybe even a fun and adventurous way to drastically change our appearance. But what does it mean if you dream about your hair being cut? As with most dream imagery, the answer […]

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Selena Gomez Feels 'More Like a Warrior' with Her Transplant Scar: ‘I Wouldn’t Be Here Without It’

Selena Gomez is the first to acknowledge living with chronic illness can take its toll physically and emotionally. Two years after revealing she had been diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus, the Rare Beauty founder, 28, underwent a kidney transplant in 2017 due to complications stemming from the disease. In March of that year, the pop superstar kickstarted the Selena […]

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AHA News: The Heart Health Risks of Being a Single Parent

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Nobody needs a study to tell them being a single parent is tough. “This is a group of people who are kind of carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, right?” said Dr. Natalie Stokes, a cardiology fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “You’re taking care of […]

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