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2011-08-29 20:27:55

There is great under-use of proven therapies for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

2011-08-29 14:02:34

A global study in 17 countries led by McMaster University researchers has found too few patients are using drugs proven to give significant benefits in warding off a heart attack or stroke.

2011-06-15 06:24:27

Watching television is the most common daily activity in many populations around the world.

2011-05-30 07:21:20

The world's first international polypill trial has shown that a four-in-one combination pill can halve the predicted risk of heart disease and stroke.

2011-05-26 13:27:23

The world's first international polypill trial has shown that a four-in-one combination pill can halve the predicted risk of heart disease and stroke.

2011-05-09 07:38:26

Age alone could ultimately replace contemporary screening methods with no diminishing efficacy to identify those at risk of heart disease or stroke.

2011-03-22 00:27:00

For a patient at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), keeping up with what pills to take at different times of the day can be tedious.

2011-02-03 14:33:03

A perplexing medical paradox now has an explanation according to research undertaken at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and published in the current issue of the Public Library of Science.

2011-01-13 14:10:20

New British-led research shows that starting treatment of blood pressure with two medicines rather than the one produces better and faster results and fewer side effects – findings that could change clinical practice world-wide.

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2010-11-16 08:40:47

Is cardiovascular health in middle age and beyond a gift from your genes or is it earned by a healthy lifestyle and within your control?


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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