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Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and str…

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher […]

Stroke Ambulance driving innovation

Stroke Foundation has welcomed a $1.285 million boost on January 24th to further the Stroke Ambulance research pilot. The Australian […]

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]

Breathing your way to preventing high blood pressure

The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95% of people with high blood pressure, might one day be […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

Is a routine CT scan the key to prevent heart attacks?

Heart disease affects around 1.4 million Australians and is the single leading cause of death in this country. It kills […]

Vaccination trial against heart disease and stroke

Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial led by Monash University that could see a simple one-off vaccination […]

Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?

A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new ‘super food’ to improve vascular health, […]

Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

Could something as simple as walking down stairs be the latest weapon in the fight against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? […]

High blood pressure volunteers required for research study

  Are you between 18 and 85 years of age? Are you suffering from uncontrolled blood pressure ≥140mmHg despite treatment […]