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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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Unhealthy lifestyle can knock 23 years off lifespan

The true cost of an unhealthy lifestyle of little exercise, poor diet and smoking has been quantified by scientists who found that it can reduce lifespan by 23 years. People who develop largely preventable conditions like heart disease, stroke and … 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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The Heart Attack (And Stroke) Risk Factor Millions Deal With Every Night

It’s no secret that sleep is a basic function that plays a vital role in overall health and well-being. However, new research presented at EuroHeartCare 2015 says poor sleep is linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. … 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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