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2012-05-17 10:57:00

A new paper published online in The Lancet challenges the assumption that raising a person's HDL — the so-called "good cholesterol" — will necessarily lower the risk of a heart attack.

2012-05-15 13:12:59

A large cohort study has found that the strongest risk factors for atrial fibrillation in both men and women were a history of palpitations and hypertension.

2012-05-15 11:07:41

Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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