Induction of P-glycoprotein expression by dandelion in tumor and heart tissues: Impact on the anti-tumor activity and cardiotoxicity of doxorubicin.

PMID: Phytomedicine. 2022 Jun 12; 104: 154275. Epub 2022 Jun 12. PMID: 35760022 Abstract Title: Induction of P-glycoprotein expression by dandelion in tumor and heart tissues: Impact on the anti-tumor activity and cardiotoxicity of doxorubicin. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Previously, we have investigated the anti-tumor activity and mechanism through which dandelion acts against triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). … Read more

Yo-yo Dieting Can Lead to Long-term Heart Problems, Raise Risk of Diabetes

By Study Finds Yo-yo dieting increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, warns new research. The study conducted in rats suggests that dramatic swings in calories consumed have long-term impacts on cardiovascular health and metabolism. Scientists at Georgetown University say that their findings offer potential insights into the long-term impacts of weight-loss diets, as … Read more

Nordic Walking Improves Functional Capacity in People with Heart Disease

Researchers identified a greater increase in functional capacity, the ability to perform activities of daily living, as a result of Nordic walking in patients with coronary heart disease compared to standard high-intensity interval training and moderate-to-vigorous intensity continuous training. The results of their randomized clinical trial are published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Cardiovascular … Read more

Scientists Blame Space Chemicals for Rise in Heart Attacks

By The Counter Signal Editor’s Note: As a rash of new heart attacks hit younger and younger people, scientists have apparently found the hidden culprit. Are you buying their evidence? Oh and this mysterious chemical causes climate change too :-). Far, far away in the distant reaches of Earth’s atmosphere, scientists have finally homed in … Read more

Reducing Salt Intake can Help Reduce Heart Failure

For the past century people with weak hearts have been told to lower their salt intake, but until now there has been little scientific evidence behind the recommendation. The largest randomized clinical trial to look at sodium reduction and heart failure reported results simultaneously in The Lancet and at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st … Read more

Avocados May Cut The Risk of Heart Disease – New Research

By Taibat (Tai) Ibitoye, University of Reading Eating two or more servings of avocado a week may cut your risk of cardiovascular disease by 16%, according to a new study. Researchers at Harvard University analysed data from two large US studies: the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study and the Nurses’ Health Study. Between 1986 and 2016, … Read more

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Heart Problems

Sleeping represents a full third of the average person’s lifespan. But 70% of American adults do not sleep well at least once a month, and 11% do not get enough sleep each and every night. Poor sleep patterns are strongly associated with cardiovascular issues. A recent large observational study linked poor sleep scores to atrial … Read more