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Preeclampsia: We can do more

Each year, more than 10,000 pregnant women in Australia suffer from preeclampsia and 30,000 die from it on a global […]

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 […]

Can aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in […]

Even the fittest middle-aged athletes can’t outrun CVS risk factors

Middle-aged adults are exercising more and living longer, but new research from the University of British Columbia suggests that even […]

Apps a timely reminder for those on heart medication

We use them for everything from banking to workouts, and now research from the University of Sydney shows mobile apps […]

Women under-treated for heart attack, die at twice the rate of men

University of Sydney research reveals that women admitted to Australian hospitals with serious heart attacks are half as likely as […]
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New discovery a game changer in diagnosing genetic heart disease

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a common genetic heart condition, which can affect men and women at any age. It occurs when […]

Marriage may protect against heart disease, stroke and associated risk of death

A global study led by Keele University in the United Kingdom in collaboration with Macquarie University has found that marriage […]

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 […]

Action needed to prevent heart attack and strokes

A world-first study involving more than 2800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has found significant numbers are at high […]