Hand grip is telltale of heart's health: study

May 14, 2015

Hand grip is telltale of heart's health: study

Testing people’s hand strength could be a simple, low-cost way to screen them for the risk of heart attack or stroke, The Lancet reported on Thursday. Canadian-led researchers carried out a large-scale probe into evidence that a firm hand grip is a rough yet ...

Culprit in heart disease goes beyond meat's fat

Apr 9, 2013

Culprit in heart disease goes beyond meat's fat

The fat and cholesterol found in a steak may not be the only components bad for the heart, according to researchers who have found another substance in red meat that can clog the arteries. The substance is called carnitine, and as bacteria in the ...

Jan 24, 2013

Aussie 'health' wine fights arthritis

The health properties of red wine have long been debated but an Australian biochemist believes he has created a drop so loaded with antioxidants that it could treat a range of ills. Brisbane-based Greg Jardine said Tuesday he has patented a group of compounds ...