Tag Archives: disease

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

PAH: An Under-Recognized Complication of Adult-Onset Still's Disease

January 11, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: PAH is an under-diagnosed complication of adult-onset Still disease. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a complication of adult-onset Still disease (AOSD) that in recent years has been recognized more frequently, indicating it is more common than originally documented, according to a retrospective study published… Read More »

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »