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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...

Hookah smokers are at increased risk of heart attack

Smoking tobacco in waterpipes or hookah, is associated with increased risk of heart attacks Smoking tobacco in waterpipes or hookah, more commonly known as hookahs,...

Stem cells can stave off a heart attack, help it cope...

Stem cell can be therapy of the future in preventing heart attack, says research funded by British Heart Foundation Scientists have found a potential new...

Sitting/lying down increase cardiovascular risks in older women

Study estimates reducing sitting or lying down time by just an hour can lessen cardiovascular risks A new study has found that the longer older...

Blood test reveals blocked coronary arteries at an early stage

Blood test for specific metabolites detect early changes in blood flow to diagnose blocked coronary arteries A new pilot study suggests that in the near...

Psoriasis drugs may work in coronary heart disease too

Treatment of Psoriasis with biologic drugs improved coronary artery disease plaque in one year Anti-inflammatory biologic drugs used to treat severe psoriasis have the potential...

Cardiology meet to look at gender & other aspects of heart...

The annual congress of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association in Spain will look at various aspects of heart disease Is it better for a person...

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...

10 pm on Christmas Eve is when the risk of heart...

Researchers in Sweden set out to investigate whether time factors, such as national holidays, major sport events, hour of the day or day of...

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...

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