heart attackQuite often we see diet soda being advertised as an element of a healthy lifestyle. However, it turned out that diet soda is not as harmless as it is promoted. The researches of American specialists from Columbia University and Miami‚Äôs Miller School of Medicine have shown that drinking diet soda on a regular basis may not be such a good idea. According to the findings of the study, presented lately at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, regular consumption of diet soda is linked to increased chances of heart attack, stroke or other serious cardiovascular problems. Read the rest of this entry »

insomniaHow many times a week are we going to bed late at night and waking up early in the morning? Busy working schedule and busy family life are among the most common reasons of such behavior, but haven’t we heard a lot about the dangers of a regular lack of sleep and proper rest? Specialists at the University of Warwick Medical School are warning us that those who usually sleep less than 6 hours a night have increased risks of having such serious health problems as heart attack and stroke. Read the rest of this entry »