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Americans Not Controlling High Blood Pressure

Nearly half of Americans with high blood pressure are not properly controlling their condition, increasing their risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease, a new government report shows. About 47 percent of people with high blood pressure have not … Continue reading

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Major study finds working longer hours increases stroke risk

The likely toll of long working hours is revealed in a major new study which shows that employees still at their desks into the evening run an increased risk of stroke – and the longer the hours they put in, … Continue reading

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Clot-busting nanocapsule could ‘revolutionize stroke and heart attack treatment’

A new study suggests that using nanocapsules to precisely target activated clotting platelets with clot-busting drugs could revolutionize the treatment of stroke and heart attack. A report on the research, led by the University of Melbourne and the Baker IDI … Continue reading

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How two glasses of cranberry juice a day could cut your risk of stroke, heart disease, and diabetes

Drinking two glasses of cranberry juice a day may cut your risk of suffering a stroke or heart disease, research suggests. Cranberries contain polyphenols, protective compounds that support the body’s natural defences. The 56 participants in the study, conducted by … Continue reading

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Two chocolate bars a day ‘reduce risk of heart disease and stroke’

Chocolate may no longer be just an indulgent sweet treat according to new research showing that eating up to two bars a day may reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Heart researchers at the University of Aberdeen found … Continue reading

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