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New Way of Fighting High Cholesterol Upends Assumptions

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Atherosclerosis – the hardening of arteries that is a primary cause of Continue reading “New Way of Fighting High Cholesterol Upends Assumptions” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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Diet High in Total Antioxidants Associated with Lower Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Women

Coronary heart disease is a major cause of death in women. Continue reading “Diet High in Total Antioxidants Associated with Lower Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Women” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Job stress can lead to a heart attack

Being bossed around in a stressful job raises chances of a heart attack by 25 percent, warn researchers. Continue reading “Job stress can lead to a heart attack” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Egg yolks increase heart disease risk

The more egg yolks people eat, the worse effect it has on blood vessels, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Egg yolks increase heart disease risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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Statin could reduce disability and prolong life expectancy in elderly

More patients aged 75 and over should be prescribed drugs to help lower their risk of cardiovascular disease Continue reading “Statin could reduce disability and prolong life expectancy in elderly” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Lifestyle changes `prevent heart disease`

Over three-quarters of all cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality could be prevented by making adequate lifestyle changes Continue reading “Lifestyle changes `prevent heart disease`” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Increased vitamin D intake could cut risk of hospital-acquired infections

A new study has indicated that raising vitamin D concentrations among hospital patients has the potential to greatly reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections Continue reading “Increased vitamin D intake More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Algae extract promotes good cholesterol

A study by an Indian origin researcher has found that an extract from algae could become a key to regulating cardiovascular disease Continue reading “Algae extract promotes good cholesterol” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Your farts could cure high blood pressure

Though most of us may find it quite embarrassing in case we were caught breaking wind, a new study has in fact suggested flatulence could help patients with high blood pressure Continue reading “Your farts More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 1st, 2012
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It’s official! Fear can actually kill you

Although the notion of being scared to death may sound like a myth, it does happen to people and animals Continue reading “It’s official! Fear can actually kill you” »  More...