Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) happens when blood clots in a vein deep within the body — usually in the calf,

From the head to the heart

Stress has been linked to poor physical health, particularly with heart disease. Comparatively less is known, however, about the specific

What’s a resting heart rate?

The resting heart rate, that is a person’s heart rate when they are relaxed, sitting or lying down, varies from

Are you working towards a stroke?

Working long hours is common among people in demanding occupations. While the odd late night of work might not be

Video: Omega-3 supplements don’t prevent heart disease

Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids – a mouthful to say, and you may have heard the advice you should get mouthfuls

Cholesterol overview

When your blood cholesterol level is raised you may be at increased risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular

Exercise may help in chronic heart failure

Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a condition characterised by damaged heart muscles, which subsequently weaken and prevent the heart from

Peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition in which there is narrowing of the blood vessels (arteries) leading to reduced

Haemophilia: what is it?

What is haemophilia? Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where blood doesn’t clot properly. It is caused when blood does

Heart attack and cardiac arrest: emergency treatment

Heart attack A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction, refers to damage to the heart caused when the blood

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