Very interesting and thoughtful commentary on whether pre-hypertension is just another pseudo-disease in search of a false cure, or whether it’s an actual problem for which therapy will prove useful. 314 more words
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Comparative effectiveness of exercise and drug interventions on mortality outcomes: metaepidemiological study | BMJ
Lost in all the hubbub over the American Heart Association’s barely lucid guidelines on lowering cholesterol was any conversation at all about whether there are credible, evidence-based alternatives to drug therapy. 142 more words
During the last few months our fitness calculator has spread all around the world, and has been tested by more than 1.5 million people. When answering a few questions about physical activity and physiological measures, the calculator provides information about estimated VO2max, which is a well established measure of fitness. 204 more words
The daily use of dry coriander seed to increase HDL cholesterol.
Having high cholesterol puts you at risk for heart disease, a condition that caused the deaths of over 616,000 people in 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 60 more words
As a public health professional, the emphasis on preventive care is important. It remains to be seen what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can achieve in regards to preventive care. 493 more words