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Blood Pressure and Accelerated Brain Aging

According to this article in Brain Blogger, less than 60% of people with high blood pressure or hypertension get treatment for their condition. It also shows a darn good reason to control/lower blood pressure if we want to avoid premature aging.


Grape Seed Extract Effective In Colorectal Cancer Treatment

A new study by the University of Colorado has found grape seed extract effective in inhibiting the growth of colorectal cancer cells. In fact the researchers found late stage cells and “chemotherapy resistant cells” particularly responsive.


Heart Failure Deaths Linked to Glucose Levels

High glucose levels in patients admitted with stroke and other critical illnesses is known to create worse outcomes. There is also data linking blood glucose levels with heart health in general.


Gazpacho associated with lower blood pressure

While previous studies have found that some of the ingredients of gazpacho – tomato, cucumber, garlic and olive oil are linked to lower blood pressure, this one showed the link to not just the combined ingredients, but that salt was included.


Aspirin Linked to Blinding Eye Disease

So we have all been told that low doses of aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke. Now new research from Australia has found regular aspirin users are more than twice as likely to develop a type of macular degeneration.

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