July 1, 2022

Height is risk factor for varicose veins, study suggests

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By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Height may be a risk factor for varicose veins and could provide researchers with clues to treat the condition, a study published Monday in Circulation suggested. A team from the Stanford University School of Medicine conducted a study of human genes in order to understand the causes of varicose veins […]

Do blood pressure meds lower fracture risk?

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From Newsmax High blood pressure and weakened bones are two big health issues for seniors. Now, new data suggests that one class of drugs might help protect against both. The study of thousands of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Medicare patients found that anti-hypertension meds called thiazide diuretics also seemed to lower odds of a patient […]