Job and social strain associated with higher risk of coronary heart disease in women

Psychosocial stress – typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments – may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study by researchers at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the Journal of the American Heart […]

Link Between Chronic Illness and Depression

By Lana Barhum Chronic illness and pain are generally associated with increased risk for depression, and depression is a common complication of being sick and in pain. In fact, the Cleveland Clinic reports that at least one-third of people living with a serious health condition will experience symptoms of depression. […]

How to live longer – the best cooking oil to prevent an early death and heart disease

The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day – as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by regularly using olive oil while cooking, it’s been claimed. Maintaining a […]