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Top 5 Worst Air Pollution Hotspots Revealed

              Poor air quality has been linked to the death of over 16,000 Britons each year, following a new report into air pollution and its catastrophic consequences. On a global scale, outdoor air pollution … Continue reading

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Weekend excesses linked to most internet health searches on a Monday

Following a heavy weekend of boozing and feasting on fatty takeaway food, it is only natural to be more worried about our health come Monday, as the realisation of our excesses starts to hit home. Therefore, it should come as … Continue reading

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Bedtime aspirin could cut morning heart attack risk

The best time to take an aspirin to reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack when you wake up is at night prior to going to sleep, according to researchers involved in a new study. Low-dose aspirin tablets are … Continue reading

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South London stroke rates drop by 40% since 1995, statins credited

A new study has found that the incidence of strokes in a large area of South London has declined by more than a third during the 15 years between 1995 and 2010. Researchers from King’s College in London say that … 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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