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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
Doctor drawing a heart

Australian-first heart implant offers hope to cardiac patients

In an Australian first, a team at MonashHeart have fitted a heart failure patient with the world’s only wirelessly powered […]
Heart beat on a blue screen

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 […]

Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040

The number of Australians living with or beyond cancer is expected to increase by a staggering 72% in the next […]

Don’t sweat it: Bikram yoga is no more effective than yoga practised at room te…

Bikram yoga, a hot yoga style, is no more effective at improving health than the same yoga postures at room […]

Multi-gene test predicts early heart disease risk

A risk score based on multiple genetic differences, or polygenic risk score, predicted significantly more cases of early-onset heart disease […]

Green vegetables linked with better heart health

Getting more greens into your diet could cut your risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 40 […]

Cardiac-toxic shock for cancer patients

Cancer patients have a high chance of heart failure within 12 months of diagnosis and subsequent chemotherapy treatment. The Heart […]