Heart Disease

Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

  Miami, United States – People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common in the United States as previously believed, according to new research published. ...

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More Evidence that Aspirin Lowers Risk of Cancer: Study

More Evidence that Aspirin Lowers Risk of Cancer: Study

  Miami, United States – People who take aspirin regularly have a significantly lower risk of cancer, particularly involving the colon and gastrointestinal tract, according to US research published. The findings ...

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Family Can Help Loved One Manage Hypertension

Family Can Help Loved One Manage Hypertension

  High blood pressure that can touch off heart attack or stroke remains a menace looming over the populace. Department of Health (DOH) records show that over 276Filipinos die of ...

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Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

  Paris, France – Eating lots of potatoes — especially chips or crisps — is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during ...

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US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

  Miami, United States – Added sugars in foods should make up less than 10 percent of daily calories, said US government dietary guidelines issued Thursday that for the first time ...

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Treat ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure to Save Lives: Study Urge

Treat ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure to Save Lives: Study Urge

  Paris, France – Millions of lives could be saved by giving blood pressure-lowering drugs to people at risk of heart attack and stroke, even if they have normal pressure, researchers ...

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Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

  Blood pressure is measured by a devise known as sphygmomanometer which consists of a stethoscope, arm cuff, dial, pump, and valve. You can have your blood pressure read by ...

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What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

  Treating hypertension and choosing the best medicine for you may depend on the following factors: How high your blood pressure is and what your blood pressure goal is. Whether ...

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