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Salt, sugar, hypertension and industrialized food.

Hypertension is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (heart attack) and stroke (stroke). These diseases are at the top of the ranking of causes of premature death. Therefore, combating hypertension is an effective way

Fast-food type food continue to be an important health problem

Despite the warning, campaigns of popularization of scientific information on the potential prejudice that bring to health and public health policy, little has changed in composition of snacks, internationally known as fast-food, and its contribution to the

New study demonstrates more benefits of whole grains to health

The health benefits of a diet rich in whole grains are already well known. High intake of whole grains is associated with a lower risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However,

Statin does not cause memory problems, says study

The use of statin drug that helps reduce cholesterol rate, does not affect cognitive skills and memory, revealed a major study published on Saturday in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The search result is contrary to

China confirms first death from avian influenza in 2015

Health authorities of Fujian in southeastern China, confirmed on Wednesday the first death of the year for avian influenza in the country. The patient was the province of Xiamen. According to the Chinese news agency Xinhua, four