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Why were blood pressure guidelines changed

It all began when the doctors became shills for the pharmaceutical industry. If your initial reading is elevated, don’t panic. Aging changes in the heart and blood vessels. Instead, intensive treatment reduced the risk of complications related to high blood pressure by more than 30 percent, said Dr. That study, called Sprint, explored whether markedly… Read More »

When were antibacterial invented

Water management companies ask people not to flush wet wipes down toilets – an old Roman wives’ tale holds that women who lived near Mount Sapo discovered soap when rain washed a combination of wood ashes and animal fat into the clay soil by the When were antibacterial invented River where they were doing laundry.… Read More »

1950s Irish were much more attractive than today’s generation due to healthier diet: top doctor

Dr Chris Luke said Irish people in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s ate a seasonal diet of fresh produce with little or no access to convenience food. He said the elegant black-and-white photos of people’s grandparents on mantelpieces around the country are a timely reminder of the benefits of a more austere lifestyle. The adjunct… Read More »

Americans going to the doctor less often than they were at the start of the century

Doctors and hospitals generate revenue by treating the patients who walk through their doors, but if the statistics are any indication, fewer patients are making the trek, with U.S. Census Bureau figures showing Americans are making less trips to the doctor. The data was culled from 2001 to 2010. At the beginning of this period,… Read More »

A London vegan brunch hotspot we’re loving

Healthista Eats columnist and Healthista Collective Expert, Charlotte Dormon (@healthyeatslondon) shares her latest new London vegan brunch spot – Redemption  Does a London vegan brunch spot with an alcohol free bar exist? Yes, yes it does. And it’s called Redemption. Venue? Redemption Covent Garden – Seven Dials, Covent Garden in London. What’s hot & healthy… Read More »