Skipping breakfast may increase the risk of atherosclerosis, study finds

Having a healthy breakfast is associated with better heart health, which includes a healthier weight as well as lower cholesterol. Prior studies had linked avoiding breakfast to risk of coronary heart disease, whereas the current study is the first to measure the relation between subclinical atherosclerosis and breakfast. Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, the study author and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the […]

4 signs it’s time to see a dermatologist!

Visits to the dermatologist are really important (more important than the sort of attention given to it). Dermatologists are trained to treat skin disorders (including hair and nails!). Dermatology is an arm of medicine that deals with the diseases of the hair, nail and skin. A lot of people do not take visits to the dermatologist seriously […]

Physical activity curbs some harmful effects of drinking alcohol

exercise Exercise can help keep medical costs down Adhering to the recommended physical activity guidelines may offset some of the cancer and all-cause mortality risk associated with drinking alcohol, reports a first-of-its-kind study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Risk of death increased or decreased depending on the level of participants’ physical activity. […]