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Deep vein thrombosis

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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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

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Researchers analyse trials on Vitamin D and heart health

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Nuts that reduce high blood pressure

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Step your way out of hospital

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High testosterone linked to heart problems

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