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What is the cardiac diet?

The cardiac diet emphasizes foods such as vegetables, whole grains, and oily fish. These foods are beneficial for heart health. The diet also limits processed foods that are high in sugar and salt, as these increase the risk of heart disease. This article will cover...

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What to know about deep vein thrombosis

Medically reviewed by Andrew Gonzalez, M.D., J.D., MPH — Written by Adam Felman — Updated on April 29, 2020 Definition Symptoms Complications Causes and risk factors Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Deep vein thrombosis occurs when blood clots form, typically, in a deep...

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Is it safe to fly with a blood clot?

Medically reviewed by Stacy Sampson, D.O. — Written by Jenna Fletcher on August 13, 2020 What is a blood clot? DVT risk factors Symptoms Prevention Flying with DVT Flying with a PE Summary People have an increased risk of developing a blood clot when traveling long...

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A surprising protein player in diabetes

August 28, 2020 Source: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Summary: A study of pancreatic beta cells has found a link between a commonly found protein, a subset of switched-off genes and the development of diabetes. Share: FULL...

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