Although many people know what increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks, not everyone recognizes their own risk factors. This is shown by a new study of 423 Swedes aged 40–70 years, which has now been published in the scientific journal Preventive Medicine Reports.
Though the days are getting noticeably longer, if you’re feeling down this winter, you might have a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
The vascular system refers to the system of blood vessels that transport blood throughout the body. Vascular diseases are diseases that affect the vascular system. They can interfere with blood flow to or from the body’s organs.
Vascular surgeons diagnose and help people manage conditions that affect circulation, including diseases of the veins and arteries.
The prevalence of obesity has doubled in Australia in the last two decades. As a result, overweight and obesity will likely be associated with 10,000 thyroid cancers in the next decade.