Heart attacks, cataract surgery and joint replacements would be excluded from even the second-highest level of cover under proposals issued by the government.
Waist-to-hip ratio was a more accurate indicator of a heart attack than obesity in general, the study suggests.
A new study found that a mother's DNA is similar to that of a childless woman 11 years older.
More details have emerged regarding the cause of death.
Those who have pacemakers have been told to keep it on the down-low and only tell their immediate family.
Cardio-metabolic risk factors are more likely to kill people, new research has found.
Making love after a heart attack can be scary, leaving many survivors to avoid intimacy completely.
"Women — who tended to suffer heart disease at a later age — received less attention."
It is hoped that human trials will begin shortly.
The researchers say it proves people should be wary of industry-funded studies.