Heart disease is the single biggest killer of women and inactivity is the biggest contributor to heart disease for all but the youngest ones, according to Australian researchers.
They parsed the sources of cardiovascular risk among women of all ages in Australia and found smoking, obesity and high blood pressure are near the top of the list. But if all sedentary women ramped up their activity levels, the largest number of deaths would be averted.
The European Society of Lifestyle Medicine has partnered with the European Medical Student Association to improve education and training of future medical doctors in preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine!
Εating more fruits and vegetables may reduce stroke risk by almost a third, according to a fresh look at recent evidence.
The results support existing recommendations from organizations like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which already call for a diet rich in fresh greens.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than 3.5 million people being diagnosed annually. Statistics show that one person dies of melanoma every 57 minutes.
Μedical professionals continue to urge people to take prevention measures like wearing sunscreen daily, not tanning, wearing hats and sunglasses, and having a medical skin exam annually.
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