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Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions

Written by | 22 Sep 2021

Massachusetts General Hospital Cutting 20% of sugar from packaged foods and 40% from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), […]

Can isometric resistance training safely reduce high blood pressure?

Written by | 1 Sep 2021

As high blood pressure puts you at high risk of having a heart attack or stroke (cardiovascular disease), it’s important to keep track of your blood pressure. People […]

High physical activity levels may counter serious health harms of poor sleep

Written by | 28 Jul 2021

Those who had both the poorest sleep quality and who exercised the least were most at risk of death from heart disease, stroke, and cancer, the findings indicate, […]

Heart disease is in the eye of the beholder

Written by | 4 Jul 2021

In the paper published in EClinical Medicine by The Lancet, the research team examined lesions of the retina, the inner-most, light-sensitive layer of the eye, to determine if a cardiovascular […]

Cardiovascular disease could be diagnosed earlier with new glowing probe

Written by | 13 May 2021

Researchers have created a probe that glows when it detects an enzyme associated with issues that can lead to blood clots and strokes. The team of researchers, from […]

Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Written by | 19 Apr 2021

Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific […]

Increased consumption of flavanols could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Written by | 11 Apr 2021

Researchers have discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols than when […]

Study led by Hamilton scientists has found a link between eating processed meat and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Written by | 8 Apr 2021

The information comes from the diets and health outcomes of 134,297 people from 21 countries spanning five continents, who were tracked by researchers for data on meat consumption […]

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