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An Ancestry test kit.

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here’s what you can learn from them.

Ancestry's new products will test for heart conditions, inherited cancers, and carrier status for conditions like cystic fibrosis.
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements at the same strict level it does for food and drugs.

There’s evidence fish oil and vitamin D can reduce heart attack and cancer risk, but the supplements still may be useless for most people

The large study's results are at odds with previous research finding vitamin D supplements could be dangerous for a person's health.
Eating mostly vegetables and some fish may be best for your heart

Vegetarians and vegans may have a higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, but carnivores have a higher risk of heart disease

The study followed nearly 50,000 people for 18 years. Meat eaters had a higher risk of heart disease, and pescatarians fared best overall.
Mediterranean food can be anti-inflammatory too.

Skipping a few meals with intermittent fasting may help people avoid cancer, diabetes, and heart disease

Skipping a meal a day may be a key to living longer and healthier. Scientists are discovering how it puts inflammatory cells to sleep, in a good way.
Doctors should consider alternative treatments to anticholinergic medications when possible.

Scientists looked at 16 supplements and found most were useless when it came to heart health and longevity — even vitamin D, iron, and multivita...

Researchers reviewed 105 strong studies to come to their conclusion. Folic acid and omega-3 were the only two supplements with heart health benefits.
Doctors should consider alternative treatments to anticholinergic medications when possible.

There’s even more evidence that vitamin D supplements are probably a waste of your money, especially if you’re taking them to protect your...

The recent analysis of 21 studies found that people who were taking vitamin D supplements didn't have a decreased risk for heart disease or death.
After decades of progress, heart disease death rates have remained stagnant.

More middle-aged adults in the US are dying of heart disease after decades of lower risks: ‘Obesity is the new smoking’

Middle-aged Americans are more likely to die of heart disease now than they were in 2011, the Wall Street Journal reports.
If you choose white meat over dark meat during mealtime to protect your health, you may want to rethink your decision.

If you choose white meat over dark for health reasons, new research suggests you’re making a mistake

A new study found that even white meat protein sources can increase a person's "bad" cholesterol levels.

A 15-year study has found a blood test that can predict if a healthy person will have a heart attack or stroke in future

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally, and early detection is essential to prevent it from happening to you.
Could eating a morning meal decrease your chances of dying from heart disease?

A new study says skipping breakfast could increase your risk of dying early, but health experts aren’t convinced

The findings should be taken with a pinch of salt, experts say, stressing that it's a person's overall diet which is most important.