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Articles tagged ‘CVD risk’

April 29, 2015

HRT for postmenopausal women – does it help or harm the heart?

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not protect post-menopausal women against cardiovascular disease, and may even cause an increased risk of stroke, according to a review of trials published recently in the Cochrane Library.1

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March 27, 2015

Risks of long-term paracetamol use underestimated

Doctors may have underestimated the risks for patients who take paracetamol long-term, according to research published online recently in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.1

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July 30, 2013

How much sleep do we need to protect from CVD?

A good night’s sleep can increase the benefit of exercise, healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption and non-smoking for protection against cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published recently European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.1

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July 30, 2013

Controlling blood pressure and cholesterol may halve heart disease risk

Simultaneously controlling your high blood pressure and high cholesterol may cut your risk for heart disease by 50% or more, though fewer than one in three people achieve this goal, according to research published recently in Circulation.1

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June 20, 2013

Dog owners may reduce CVD risk

Pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, may be associated with decreased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to an American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement, published recently in Circulation.1

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