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Getting an ECG

The ECG is a graphical recording of the hearts electrical activity during each of its cycles. It is the most common investigation of the heart...

Prof Sullivan: How to prevent heart disease

Clinical Associate Professor David Sullivan explains the significance of family history and cholesterol in cardiovascular disease, the importance...
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Coronary heart disease: what it is and how it’s managed

Coronary heart disease is caused by narrowing or the blood vessels of the heart, particularly the coronary artery. It is a leading cause of death.

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Cancer, a condition characterised by abnormal cell growth, is a leading cause of death in developed countries. It can affect any of the body’s...