Following bariatric surgery toxic man-made chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream during the rapid fat loss.
Cancer patients are surviving longer than ever before with new therapies, but chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy (CHIC), or weakness of the heart muscle, is increasing. Pacemakers may address the issue.
New study details about vaccination rates were discovered in a review of 6,980 pediatric solid organ transplant recipients between 2004 and 2011 at 39 centers in the Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation consortium across the United States and Canada.
Smart toilet system has the ability to monitor and improve health, as urine contains a virtual liquid history of an individual's nutritional habits, exercise, medication use, sleep patterns and other lifestyle choices.
Micronutrients can help fight malnutrition when they are encapsulated in a biocompatible polymer that helps prevent the nutrients from being degraded during storage or cooking. This new strategy makes it easier to fortify foods with iron and vitamin A.
If you are eating too much ultra-processed foods, its time to say no to them because eating fast food can put you at risk of heart disease. Ultra-processed foods are often high in salt, added sugars, saturated fat and other substances that increase the risk of heart disease.