• New cholesterol drug helps slash risk of heart attack

    One year ago - By Daily Mail

    Statins patients injected with Repatha were 27 per cent less likely to have a heart attack. The drug is able to cut levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, which furs arteries. Up to 10 million take statins.
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  • Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate into A Healthier Diet

    Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate into A Healthier Diet

    One year ago - By MedlinePlus

    Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

    Related MedlinePlus Page: Pregnancy and Nutrition
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  • Babies to blame as stressed younger women at risk of heart attacks, joint British-Canadian study finds

    One year ago - By National Post

    More than 350 Canadian people a year, many young women, may be falling victim to stress-related heart attacks, new research suggests.
    Cardiologists found women were most at risk from the condition, which has been linked to emotional stress caused by events such as a family bereavement as well as the exertion of extreme exercise, pregnancy or labour.
    While the average age of victims was found to be 52 - compared to 66 for other heart attack sufferers - about 30 per cent of cases involved women who were nearing the end of a pregnancy or had recently given birth.
    The research, carried out at...
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