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11,000 UK deaths from poor heart attack care

New research published in the Lancet indicates that thousands of lives could have been saved each year in the UK from heart attacks, but substandard care for victims means that the UK is lagging behind other countries in Europe. The … Continue reading

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Lack of sleep may be dangerous for the heart

Scientists claim that getting less than seven hours of sleep per night could lead to fatal heart attacks and cardiovascular disease (CVD), and getting enough sleep could just as beneficial as not smoking with regards to heart problems. The claims … Continue reading

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Certain signs of aging could be a predictor for heart disease

A person’s risk of heart disease could be estimated by examining signs of aging such as hair loss or bags around the eyes, claim researchers in from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. They say such things can be used … Continue reading

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Statins may almost halve the risk of developing liver cancer

Cholesterol-busting statins such as Crestor (Rosuvastatin) and Lipitor (Atorvastatin) are currently prescribed to nearly a tenth (7 million) of the population in the United Kingdom, working their magic by raising good/protective cholesterol (HDL) and lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides. … Continue reading

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Forgive and forget, for your hearts sake

We’ve all been offended by someone at one time or another and whether we choose to forgive someone or not can have a big effect on our relationship with that person however new research led by Dr Britta Larsen at … Continue reading

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