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American Heart Association Releases Ranking of Heart-Healthy Diets: DASH Takes Top Spot, Keto and Paleo Diets Deemed Harmful

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a ranking of the best heart-healthy diets, with the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan taking the top spot. The AHA evaluated popular diets based on their alignment with the organisation’s dietary guidance for achieving good cardiometabolic health. The DASH-style diet is designed to treat or […]

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AHA Ranks Popular Diets for Heart Health: DASH and Mediterranean Come Out on Top, While Low-Carb and Keto Diets Are at the Bottom

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a report analyzing and ranking 10 popular dietary patterns based on their heart health benefits.[0] The report aims to provide clarity amidst the proliferation of different popular dietary patterns and the misinformation about them on social media.[1] The AHA ranked the diets based on how well they align […]

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BCG Vaccine Does Not Protect Healthcare Workers Against COVID-19: Results from International Trial

A large international trial has found that the bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccine, which is used to prevent tuberculosis, does not protect healthcare workers against COVID-19.[0] The multisite, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial involved healthcare workers in five countries and found that vaccination with BCG-Denmark did not result in a lower risk of COVID-19 within six months […]

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