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Cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure: Know the difference
When singer Tom Petty died last week, reports variously said that he has suffered a cardiac arrest or a heart...
The surprise link between low calcium and heart attacks
The good news: it’s easy to detect....
Skipping breakfast could lead to heart disease, study finds
They say it’s the most important meal of the day, but many of us still choose to skip breakfast. There are...
Five effective food tips for a healthy heart
When it comes to keeping our heart healthy there are three key factors that come into play: genetics, diet and...
Got high cholesterol? You may be in need of a diet change
High fat, low fat, no carb, more carb: when it comes to getting information on eating to manage high blood...
Apple's new watch will tell you if you're having heart problems
Apple’s launched a new version of its Apple watch, with even more high-tech health features, including one that will tell...
Groundbreaking study blows apart 'I'm fat but fit' claims
The possibility of being overweight but fit and healthy is often raised by people who say that they may be...
Study finds more education cuts risk of heart disease by a third
A new study out today has found increasing education by 3.6 years – similar to the length of a university undergraduate degree...
Thousands of Aussies may have pacemakers vulnerable to hackers: Report
UPDATE: On September 4, Abbott said it was working closely with Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), which has classified the issue as...
Chocolate made with olive oil has big heart-health benefits
Dark chocolate made with extra virgin olive oil can improve your cardiovascular health, even if you have big risk factors such...
High calcium levels linked to heart disease
High levels of calcium in the bloodstream increase your risk of coronary artery disease and heart attack, according to new...
Breakthrough new injection could prevent heart attacks
An injection that prevents heart attacks and could be used in place of statins is being hailed as a major...
Investigation launched into 'toxic' hip replacements
There are concerns thousands of people could be at risk of heart problems and dementia because of toxic material found...
Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of heart disease, stroke
Women who breastfeed their babies have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study from the University...
Heart Foundation says reducing fat as effective as statins
The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued a new advisory on saturated fat and declared that in some cases cutting...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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