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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 […]

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart’s ageing

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in […]

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 […]

Smartphones the stick needed to eat more carrots

Smartphone apps could be key to addressing Australia’s significant under-consumption of vegetables, especially with men and people who are overweight […]
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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 […]