New proof underscores the significance of having breakfast daily, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. This research highlighted that skipping breakfast was significantly linked with a higher risk of demise from heart disease. Employing 1988–1994 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey with a follow-up of approximately 18 Years, researchers gathered information from about 6,550 participants. These participants were in the age range of 40–75. They had no record of cancer or cardiovascular disease.
In this research, participants were asked regarding how frequently do they eat breakfast? The possible answers were “never,” “rarely,” “some days,” and “every day.” Amongst these participants, about 5.1% never had breakfast, approximately 10.9% of them rarely had breakfast, about 25% ate breakfast some days, and 59% ate breakfast daily. The research highlighted that the individuals who never take breakfast had an 87% increased risk of cardiovascular disease-specific mortality than those who ate breakfast daily.
On a similar note, Israeli researchers came into the news as they disclosed that they have developed the world’s foremost 3-dimensional (3D-printed) heart. For this purpose, they used a patient’s own cells.
The scientists from Tel Aviv University recently revealed the test and showed off the novel 3D printed heart. The findings of this research are available in the journal Advanced Science. They described the test as “a huge medical breakthrough.” Professor Tal Dvir was the lead researcher on this project. In a statement, he said that it was the foremost time the human cells had been employed with 3D printing technology to successfully develop a complete heart. Dvir further added that the “printed” heart has blood vessels, which are required to pump blood. Until recently, researchers working on medical techniques combining technology and biology were only successful in 3D printing “uncomplicated tissues without blood vessels,” according to the research team.