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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 […]
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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 […]

High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children

There is a link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children, new […]

New recommendations to reduce the underutilisation of pathology testing

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has announced new recommendations to reduce underutilisation in pathology testing in order to […]

How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?

The benefits of healthy older people taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke needs to be balanced with the […]

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 […]

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? […]

Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia is a condition characterised by excessive amounts of fat in the blood. There are many different types of fats […]
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