Wild blueberries can diminish the adverse effects of a high-fat diet

Eating bilberries diminishes the adverse effects of a high-fat diet, according to a recent study at the University of Eastern Finland. For the first time, bilberries were shown to have beneficial effects on both blood pressure and nutrition-derived inflammatory responses. Low-grade inflammation and elevated blood pressure are often associated with obesity-related diseases. The study focused […]

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Music Benefits the Cardiovascular System

A LJMU Professor of Psychophysiology has released study results that display that music does affect the cardiovascular system. He found that certain types of music will actually help to lower a person’s blood pressure. Professor Stephen Fairclough published his results in Physiology and Behavior. As part of his study he placed different groups of people […]

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A look at the biggest killer in the UK

The biggest killer in the UK is cardiovascular disease and accounts for a third of all fatalities which are the results of illnesses such as heart disease and strokes. As the risk of developing it increases with age, researchers from Lancaster University have been carefully studying what changes take place in the cardiovascular system as […]

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