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The vital stats on statins: Your complete guide to the controversial drug's ups and downs

Statins are significantly over- prescribed for low-risk patients, a study suggests.<p>Yet just 35% of people who should be on the drugs – at high risk …

Massive food study puts current nutrition standards into question

Worldwide study looks at fruit, veggie and fat intake and heart health.<p>According to this latest research, your quest toward a healthier lifestyle may …

Standing too much at work can double your risk of heart disease

There’s been a lot of interest in the harmful effects of prolonged sitting at work, from academics and the public alike. The attention being paid to …

Cardiovascular System

Tick saliva may be a secret ingredient to help HIV patients

The blacklegged tick — the one that carries Lyme disease — may have some value: its spit.<p>The arachnid's saliva — which helps it feed on hosts by blocking blood coagulation — is now part of experiments examining ways to reduce heart disease in people living with HIV. Their risk of heart attack and …

Medical Research

New Study Reveals a Diet Rich in Fats and Fruits Is Optimal

135,355 people in eighteen countries can't be wrong. <br>Read More

Nutrition

Anti-inflammatory drug cuts risk of heart attack and lung cancer – but at what cost?

A drug, currently licensed to treat a rare form of arthritis, has been found to significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and lung cancer, …

Biomedicine

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USDA_Food_Pyramid.gif<p>There’s a new large-scale nutritional study out and the findings are making a lot of …

Tea and Cardiovascular Health

In Canada, cardiovascular disease kills more people than any other disease. According to Statistics Canada’s latest figures, in 2003 cardiovascular …