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Deep vein thrombosis

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

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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

Happy-go-lucky optimists may have better heart health

Mindset seems to influence health outcomes and if someone’s optimistic, they’re more likely to have a healthy heart. Are you

Healthy gums may lead to a healthy heart

More evidence that severe gum disease, or periodontitis, may be linked to high blood pressure. While high blood pressure is

Using bacteria to improve heart health

Supplementation with specific type of bacteria has been found to improve risk factors for cardiovascular disease and even slow the

Step your way out of hospital

Exercise has consistently been linked to a reduced risk of a number of chronic diseases including cancer, diabetes and heart

A hearty reason to kick the booze

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart attacks, kidney damage and stroke. In 2014 –

High testosterone linked to heart problems

What is testosterone? Testosterone is a male sex hormone which is critical for a man’s sexual and reproductive development. It’s

Stroke victims missing out on key stroke care

There are two main types of strokes a person can have. In an ischaemic stroke, an artery carrying blood to

Another reason to stay away from fried foods

Fried chicken and fried fish are best avoided, and can displace other healthier foods in your diet. They’re delicious, but

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