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Seafood `may cut heart attack risk by 50pc`

Including one portion of seafood in your weekly diet may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack Continue reading “Seafood `may cut heart attack risk by 50pc`” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Taser shots cause no heart-related complications

Taser shots to the chest are no more dangerous than those delivered to other body locations, a new study by leading experts on the devices has revealed Continue reading “Taser shots cause no heart-related More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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`Broken heart syndrome` protects grief-stricken from dying

A condition that temporarily causes heart failure in people who experience severe stress might actually protect the heart by stopping the organ being pumped with too much adrenaline Continue reading “`Broken More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Ozone exposure linked to potential heart attacks

When exposed to ozone for two hours, young and healthy adult volunteers develop physiological changes associated with cardiovascular ailments Continue reading “Ozone exposure linked to potential heart attacks” More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Low steroid levels `may up cardiovascular disease risk`

Low levels of a naturally occurring steroid are associated with an increased risk of heart and blood-vessel disease in elderly men Continue reading “Low steroid levels `may up cardiovascular disease risk`” More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 18th, 2012
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High cholesterol diet helps mice with fatal genetic disease

Early studies in mice have revealed that a diet high in cholesterol may help people with a fatal genetic disease, which damages the brain Continue reading “High cholesterol diet helps mice with fatal genetic More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Century-old heart test beats high-tech diagnostic tools

Doctors still swear by the reliability of the exercise stress test, a technology first developed in 1928, which is not only the most widely used diagnostic tool for coronary artery disease Continue reading “Century-old More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Experts wary of Lancet’s study on good cholesterol

Reacting to a study report that ‘good cholesterol’ – known to check harmful cholesterol from blood – does not lower risk of heart diseases Continue reading “Experts wary of Lancet’s More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Living along roadways increases death risk for heart patients

Heart attack survivors living within 100 metres of major roadways face increased risk of Continue reading “Living along roadways increases death risk for heart patients” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart

A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein (HDl) cholesterol, known as “good” cholesterol, may Continue reading “Some ‘good’ cholesterol unable to protect heart” »  More...