Shift work throws our circadian rhythm out of whack, which can impact the major systems in our bodies.
Butter boards are sort of like a charcuterie board featuring artisanal butters.
An occasional butter board with friends is unlikely to cause any harm.
The new rating system shows that eating the right amount of vegetables can lower your risk of heart disease by nearly 20%.
Health guidelines can feel contradictory and hard to interpret. But a new star rating system should help consumers and policymakers better parse the evidence behind health risks and outcomes.
After COVID, people are at increased risk of being diagnosed with diabetes.
A new study analysed data from hundreds of thousands of COVID patients in the UK.
Chromosomes change over time, whether through the process of aging or exposure to harmful substances in the environment.
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The negative health effects of Y chromosome loss could be one potential reason women tend to live longer than men.
Consuming an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables is still a tried and true way of getting vitamins and minerals and achieving lasting health benefits.
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Despite the popular belief that vitamin E and beta carotene supplements help prevent heart disease and cancer, the latest research suggests they do not – but the supplements do have potential risks.
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People have been known to die of a broken heart. New research suggests they can also die of happiness.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. And it doesn’t affect everyone equally.
Emerging evidence shows the COVID pandemic has seen fewer people receiving routine medical care across many areas. Here’s what we know about the impact that’s having – and could have down the track.
Our study is the first to conclusively show the link between pregnancy loss and stroke risk.
For at least three decades, studies have shown that Latinos have better heart health than other people, but new research calls that into question.
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It has long puzzled researchers why Latinos seem to have lower rates of heart disease than their non-Latino counterparts, even though they have higher risk factors for heart disease.
Researchers are working to tease apart how various alcohol types contribute to weight gain and disease risk.
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Research has been inconclusive on the degree to which drinking alcohol leads to the growth of harmful fat. But a new study suggests that beer and spirits are far bigger culprits than wine.
Cardiac rehab is an outpatient chronic disease management program covering exercise, diet, lifestyle and psychosocial elements in hour-long sessions about twice per week over several months.
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Cardiac rehabilitation is a low-cost approach with proven benefits for heart patients, that drastically lowers future cardiac risks. So why do only 10 to 25 per cent of heart patients access it?
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A new study has explored whether cardiovascular risk factors are associated with a higher likelihood of depression.
We all know we should reduce our salt intake, but can you remember why? Knowing might help you cut back.
Clues to solve the paradox have emerged from an unlikely place.
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The words that doctors choose during a consultation – and even the verb tense – can help or hurt a patient dealing with a difficult diagnosis.
Psychological factors are under-recognised as risk factors for heart attack. But research shows the more stress someone is under, the greater their risk of heart disease and death.
One in seven women aged 45 to 74 years are at high risk of a heart attack in the next five years. But there are some things you can do today to reduce your risk of heart disease.
Shane Warne celebrates during a match at the MCG in December 2006.
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Shane Warne’s untimely death from a suspected heart attack has prompted some people to consider their own heart health and what improvements they can make.
How many X chromosomes you have can affect your health.
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A one-size-fits-all approach may not be best for treating cardiovascular disease. Taking sex chromosomes into account could make for more effective and equitable care.