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Inflammation linked to Heart Disease

Inflammation linked to Heart Disease

by Gabrielle Taylor August 31, 2017

A drug that fights inflammation can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had one heart attack and are at high risk for another, a new study finds.

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Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

by Gabrielle Taylor June 15, 2017

The study revealed that, after non-large-artery stroke, three 10-day Holter-electrocardiograms (ECGs) increased the detection rate of atrial fibrillation by 9% compared with standard care involving only one 24 hour Holter-ECG.

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Life's Simple 7

Life's Simple 7

by Gabrielle Taylor February 02, 2017

Follow these seven small goals to help you achieve increased heart health in 2017. Go on, your heart deserves it!

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A message from the heart: move more, sit less

A message from the heart: move more, sit less

by Gabrielle Taylor September 29, 2016

Today is World Heart Day, and the Heart Foundation Australia is urging you to know the facts about Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).

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How does your blood pressure measure up?

How does your blood pressure measure up?

by Catherine Packer March 02, 2016

Recent research in America and Australia has found that we may need to tighten blood pressure guidelines to further reduce the risk of stroke, heart failure & kidney disease.

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