Tag Archives: Risk

Type 2 diabetes: People who develop condition at a certain age at higher risk of dementia

To explore the link between age of onset type 2 diabetes and the risk of dementia, scientists at the Université de Paris, examined data from the Whitehall II Study, a long-term study of health in British government employees. Participants were aged between 35 and 55 when they enrolled. Researchers analysed blood samples from every four… Read More »

Chemsex is top of the list of risk factors for HIV infection in gay and bisexual men in England

A study tracking new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men in London and Brighton has identified the key risk factors predicting subsequent HIV infection in recent years. By far the most important was injecting drugs, largely in a chemsex context. Although only 3% of the men in the study reported injecting drugs, 16% of… Read More »

Heart Disease Risk Reduced With One Cup of Leafy Green Veggies a Day

Research has found that individuals can significantly reduce their risk of heart disease by eating just 1 cup of nitrate-rich vegetables every day. The research looked at whether individuals who regularly ate higher quantities of nitrate-rich vegetables, such as beetroot and leafy greens, had reduced blood pressure, and it also looked at whether these same… Read More »

Nutrients in Potatoes Can Help Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure

Researchers examined the impact of increased dietary potassium from baked/boiled potatoes and baked French fries as opposed to a potassium supplement on blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease risk factors in comparison to a ‘typical American’ control diet (lower potassium intake) among 30 pre-hypertensive to hypertensive individuals.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.3390/nu13051610 Results revealed that including baked/boiled… Read More »