Polypill Medication Over Age 50 Reduces The Risk Of Heart Disease & Stroke

Annually up to 200,000 people die of heart disease and stroke in the UK alone but if everyone over the age of 50 would take the polypill that number could be more than halved, according to scientists.

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Elderly Persons Are Being Denied Vital Drugs That Could Have Averted Strokes & Heart Attack

Elderly persons are being denied cholesterol lowering drugs, statins, by general practitioner (GP) that could have averted strokes and heart attack, experts say.

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Breastfeeding Mothers Are less Likely To Develop Hypertension Later In Life

Mothers who breastfeed their babies for at least six months have lower blood pressure and they are less likely to develop hypertension later in life, according to a study.

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Deficient Of Vitamin D Can Cause Arteries To Stiffen

Stiffer arteries and the inability of blood vessels to relax even to healthy people is linked to lack of vitamin D, according to the Emory-Georgia Tech Predictive Health Institute.

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Metabolic Syndrome Is Predominant To Non Vegetarians – Study

Vegetarians have experienced a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, according to researchers at Loma Linda University in California.

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Significant Relationship Between Physical Activity, Salt Sensitivity & Blood Pressure

A new study suggests that physical activity may help reduce the hypertension of people who are fond of high sodium diet.

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