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Weight loss reverses heart condition in obesity sufferers

Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse […]

High intensity exercise in teenagers could ward off heart disease

New research published in Experimental Physiology has indicated potential differences in heart health benefits of exercise intensity in teenagers. Teenage […]

Bone scans get to heart of the matter

Routine bone density scans already performed on Australians to identify their risk of fractures could now also be used as […]
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Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice

University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds […]

Tiny monitor provides big answer on stroke

An insertable heart monitor the size of a paper clip is promising to provide much needed answers for more Australian […]

Harms and benefits of changing high blood pressure guidelines

Recent recommendations from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) to lower thresholds defining hypertension and […]
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The importance of gender in cardiovascular health

The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics […]
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Most beneficial atrial fibrillation treatment

Patients who receive a specific form of treatment for the common heart condition known as atrial fibrillation have increased survival […]

New hope for stroke patients

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. Stroke is treatable, however treatments are time […]

Five tips for better liver health

Working with specialists from four major Melbourne hospitals, the team reviewed more than a decade of published research to come […]
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