Tag Archives: Blood

Medical News Today: Sunscreen may help maintain blood vessel health

It is a well-known fact that sunscreen protects us against sunburn and reduces the risk of skin cancer. According to a recent study, sunscreen might also help our blood vessels maintain function. According to a new study, sunscreen might offer benefits beyond protecting against skin cancer. Scientists have known for many years that ultraviolet radiation… Read More »

Can a Nap a Day Keep Blood Pressure at Bay?

Catching a quick nap midday may be a simple, no-cost way to lower your blood pressure, according to researchers from the Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece.1 The research, presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session, suggests midday sleep could be as effective at slashing blood pressure levels as other lifestyle… Read More »

Vitamin C helps lower blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes, study finds

Taking vitamin C supplements can help lower high blood sugar levels and manage blood pressure throughout the day in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study by Australian researchers revealed. The study, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism by a team from Deakin University in Victoria, posited that taking 500 mg of… Read More »