Only around half of at-risk Indigenous Australians are taking preventative medication for heart disease.
A new study has found too few Indigenous people are getting health checks, despite their elevated risk of heart problems.
They provide more than warmth.
New research on sprint interval exercise and cardiovascular fitness suggests doing less exercise may actually be better for us.
Most heart attacks aren’t ‘massive’.
Most heart attacks are not "massive". In these instances, further tests are necessary and the diagnosis can then become quite challenging.
What’s the harm?
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New draft guidelines for using aspirin to prevent heart attacks have created confusion about who, exactly, should actually take it.
There’s no proof blood pressure-lowering drugs prevent heart attacks in people with mild hypertension – but they could.
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An article in this week’s issue of the British Medical Journal calls into question a common practice: treatment of mild high blood pressure. The authors argue that lowering the drug threshold for high…
New research shows babies born with a high birth weight could be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease as adults. Researcher…
Eating dark chocolate appears to improve cardiovascular health, new research shows. Researchers analysed 44 middle-aged overweight…
Ill health: some effervescent tablets contain enough sodium to raise the risk of stroke.
A new study has found a link between the amount of sodium in certain medications and the risk of cardiovascular problems…
Soluble versions of common medications such as aspirin may increase risk of cardiovascular problems.
The salt found in common effervescent and soluble drugs may be exposing consumers to an increased risk of heart problems, according to a study published in the BMJ today. The study found it’s possible…
Cleaner air definitely results in improved cardiovascular health, according a new study. The researchers monitored the health…