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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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