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Cardiac rehabilitation is not available in many African countries and the way forward may be to focus on patients rather than specific diseases.
Immediate CPR and defibrillation can be key to surviving a cardiac arrest. A smartphone app is mobilising community responders who can help before emergency services arrive.
Smoke haze almost seems to be the new normal in parts of Australia. But what do we know about the dangers to our health in the longer term?
Hot weather can make chronic health conditions, most commonly experienced by older people, more difficult to manage. So it's a good idea to look out for older friends and relatives this summer.
Prominent GP and former MP Kerryn Phelps has weighed into the doctor-pharmacist turf war, saying pharmacists shouldn't prescribe because of their financial interests. But the evidence says otherwise.
An AI trained to look at heart scans was able to successfully predict risk of death. But one expert cautions we still need to be careful about designing -- and using -- AI for medical diagnosis.
Hidden heart conditions, like rheumatic heart disease, can have deadly consequences if not treated properly – or not treated at all.
We found that 13- and 14-year-old teens from deprived areas already showed signs of developing heart disease – but also made some surprising discoveries about what factors can lead to a healthy heart.
A new study has found a vegetarian diet is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, but linked to an increased risk of stroke. This is how we should – and shouldn't – interpret the results.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
The rate of people living to their 90s has grown by 67% in the past decade, much higher than any other senior age group.
Low-fat milk provides no extra benefit for your heart over full-fat milk, if you're healthy. But it's too soon to pour the low-fat options down the sink.
It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
As the rate of obesity in the US rises, transplant centers are debating whether to accept organ donations from the obese. A new study suggests that oversized hearts are safe to use.
Evolutionary quirks found in the animal kingdom protect against common diseases.
A new French study shows people who regularly work ten-hour days have a 29% greater risk of having a stroke than their peers. Long hours also affect your relationships, sleep and mental health.
Heart disease and stroke is the leading cause of death for Australian women. There are many risk factors for heart disease, but one we don't pay enough attention to is poor mental health.
All around the world, women are living longer than men. While women are born with some early advantages, there are lifestyle factors that men can modify to improve their lot.
Research in mice shows that estrogen replacement therapy has the greatest chance of reducing cardiovascular disease risk if it is begun soon after menopause.