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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): Overview

Hypertension or high blood pressure is the leading cause of disability and death around the world. It contributes to life threatening conditions...
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Heart Health (Video)

How do you keep your heart healthy? Dr Joe Kosterich talks about key points in heart health, including what foods […]
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Nutrition for Lowering Cholesterol Levels

Both dietary changes and drugs are used in the management of cholesterol levels. In most cases, the dietary approach is the first option, since...

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MRI could predict Alzheimer’s disease, improving treatment

Scientists at the University of Queensland have discovered that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be used to predict the risk […]

Statin treatment reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in women

A large international study, published today in The Lancet, has shown conclusively that statin treatment reduces the risk of cardiovascular...

Statin treatment reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in women

A large international study, published today in The Lancet, has shown conclusively that statin treatment reduces the risk of cardiovascular...
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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction - the inability to achieve or maintain an erection that enables penetration during sex is a common health problem for men,...
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Psychology and Psychotherapy

Psychology is the science of the mind and psychotherapy refers to the range of treatments provided by practitioners of psychology. They include...
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Schizophrenia: An Overview

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health condition which is characterised by symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disorganised behaviour....
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Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

WHO estimates that about 5 million people around the world die from smoking every year. With the extensive knowledge we possess regarding the...
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Preventing Cancer: Ultraviolet Radiation

What is ultraviolet radiation? Sources of ultraviolet radiation Sun Solaria Incandescent lamps Arc discharge Lasers Exposure to ultraviolet...
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Nutrition and Cancer

The nutritional needs of a cancer patient depend on several factors, including the stage (treatment, recovery and living after recovery),...