New evidence shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.
A new analysis published in the BJS(British Journal of Surgery) indicates that weight loss surgery may affect an individual’s risk of developing cancer.
The more you smoke, the greater your risk of atrial fibrillation. That’s the finding of a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) journal.
The Superintendent of Public Health has issued an updated list of products with the active substance valsartan that may be potentially impacted by the N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) impurity.
Exercise increases brain connectivity and efficiency
If you want to learn to walk a tightrope, it’s a good idea to go for a short run after each practice session.
Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
New findings show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.
New research published in Experimental Physiology has indicated potential differences in heart health benefits of exercise intensity in teenagers. Teenage years are an important stage of life, with research suggesting it is a time during which heart diseases start to develop. These findings indicate that teenagers who participate in high intensity exercise have lower blood pressure. This may lead to a lower risk of developing heart disease later in life, but this requires confirmation with further research.
One in three pregnant women in Norway has a vitamin D deficiency at the end of her pregnancy, a major study published earlier this year in PLOS One has shown.
Increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer lease on life, according to a new study conducted at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Taking multivitamin and mineral supplements does not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death, according to a new analysis of 18 studies published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.
A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis.
The situation regarding valsartan containing products that may be effected has been issued by the Medicines Authority Malta
The release is available on http://www.medicinesauthority.gov.mt/news-details?id=FF9F and is being reproduced below
As you know, over the past 48 hours there has been an evolving situation with regards to a number of valsartan containing products.
The following is a list of resources which we feel are useful when guiding patients.