The latest in Heart Disease

Study finds diabetes pill can prevent heart, kidney disease

A cheap and common medication for diabetes sufferers can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and kidney disease, a...
Heart Disease
13 Jun

We're beating the US on one super-sugary product

The United States is often criticised for its obscenely unhealthy junk food fascination. However is is Australia that is winning...
Heart Disease
6 Jun

Good news on link between statin use and breast cancer

Statins, the drugs commonly taken to reduce cholesterol, could cut the risk of death in women with breast cancer by...
Heart Disease
4 Jun

Study finds cigarette filters do smokers more harm than good

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you, but a study has revealed the one safety measure supposed to...
Heart Disease
26 May

Groundbreaking statins study shakes up medical world

A new study has revealed statins could be largely ineffective in preventing death and heart attacks for certain over-65s. Statins...
Heart Disease
23 May

Chest infections linked to higher heart attack risk

A new study has found you are 17 times more likely to have a heart attack if you’ve recently had...
Heart Disease
16 May

Health watchdog warns of deadly heart surgery infection

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a health alert after a fifth person fell victim to the deadly Mycobacterium...
Heart Disease
12 May

Blood type linked to higher risk of disease

People who do not have the blood type O are at higher risk of a heart attack and stroke, according...
Heart Disease
3 May

Millions of Aussies at risk of silent killer

A quarter of Australian adults have high blood pressure that is either untreated or inadequately treated, putting them at risk...
Heart Disease
1 May

Hot flashes linked to major chronic disease

While most people associate hot flashes with menopause, a new study has found they could point towards something more serious...
Heart Disease
16 Apr

Common painkillers shown to increase chance of heart attack

It is a common household medication, but there are new warnings out about its use. Ibuprofen, commonly sold as Nurofen...
Heart Disease
17 Mar

New research links early baldness to array of positive conditions

An international genetic study has revealed a wealth of information about the links between premature baldness and a range of...
Heart Disease
14 Mar

Autopsy confirms cause of George Michael's death

  An autopsy has confirmed what caused the death of legendary British pop star George Michael. Oxfordshire’s senior coroner Darren...
Heart Disease
8 Mar

Study finds women more likely to have undiagnosed heart issues

Research from the George Institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney has shown that the percentage of women that...
Heart Disease
2 Mar

The hidden dangers of a silent heart attack

While we usually think of heart attacks as dramatic episodes with intense pain and shortness of breath, there is another...
Heart Disease
28 Feb

The natural ingredient that can help manage heart disease

One in six Australians are affected by cardiovascular disease, accounting for more than 3.7 million Australians[i], according to the National...
Heart Disease
3 Feb