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Mothers who breastfeed have a healthier heart

Breastfeeding may help improve heart health of mothers Studies have long claimed the benefits of breastfeeding for babies, resulting in lower risk for asthma, obesity...

Demystifying LDL and HDL – the bad and good cholesterol

They clog your arteries and make your heart vulnerable. But not all cholesterol is bad. Medibulletin takes you through bad and good cholesterol The terms...

E-cigarettes linked to higher risk of stroke, heart attack

E-cigarettes are associated with higher risk of stroke, heart attack or angina and coronary heart disease   E-cigarettes increase your odds of having a stroke, heart...

Coronary calcium levels can predict heart attack risk

Coronary calcium level is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack Testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a...

Gum disease may make blood pressure drugs less effective

Study shows that good oral health ensures hypertension patients respond better to medicines Hypertensive? Your teeth may be an indicator how well you will respond...

Diet rich in fish, fruits & nuts lowers stroke risk

Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk, especially in women.Fruits and nuts are the key to keeping stroke away. And some fish. One of the largest...

Poison or superfood? Why coconut oil is creating such a buzz

Harvard professor's claim about coconut oil being "pure poison" has angered many IndiansLast month, claims by Dr Karin Michels, a Harvard professor that coconut...

Check blood pressure at home for better control

Home based blood pressure monitoring also saves medical costs, found a studyThat small box with a digital display that measures blood pressure without the...

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