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Diabetes: A B1 deficiency may make it a killer image

NEWSDiabetes: A B1 deficiency may make it a killer

August 9th 2007 in Diabetes

Diabetes can be a killer, causing heart and vascular problems - and now scientists think they know why

Hardening of the Arteries: Double drug therapy is more dangerous image

NEWSHardening of the Arteries: Double drug therapy is more dangerous

July 26th 2007 in Drugs

...th an anti-coagulant such as warfarin in order to control hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), where plaque builds up around the main artery walls

Stents: Back to the drawing board image

NEWSStents: Back to the drawing board

June 11th 2007

Drug-eluting stents were supposed to be the great way forward in artery health in people with atherosclerosis, the disease where plaque narrows the artery

Wonder Heart Drug: No, sorry, it still doesn't work image

NEWSWonder Heart Drug: No, sorry, it still doesn't work

May 9th 2007

More bad news for Pfizer, this time for their new wonder heart drug, which they believed was going t...

Exercise better than drugs to lower cholesterol image

NEWSExercise better than drugs to lower cholesterol

January 1st 2003 in Drugs

Exercise is a better bet than drugs to reduce cholesterol, according to the results of two separate US studies

Too much sugar produces free radicals image

NEWSToo much sugar produces free radicals

October 1st 2000

A new clinical study has shown that glucose ingestion can lead to increased production of free radicals in the body

Benefit from vigourous exercise image

NEWSBenefit from vigourous exercise

April 1st 2000

A new study has confirmed that vigorous exercise can improve heart function in patients with atherosclerosis

Passive smoking may cause atherosclerosis image

NEWSPassive smoking may cause atherosclerosis

March 1st 1998 in Respiratory

Passive smoking is just as dangerous as active smoking, according to a new study funded by the European Commission

Bypass surgery causes stroke image

NEWSBypass surgery causes stroke

February 1st 1997

About 6 per cent of patients who have coronary bypass surgery could suffer a stroke directly afterwards

Fats drug fails for heart patients image

NEWSFats drug fails for heart patients

December 1st 1996

The widely prescribed cholesterol lowering drug pravastatin is little better than a sugar pill in pr...

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Elective surgery: giving it a vote of no confidence image

FEATUREElective surgery: giving it a vote of no confidence

January 2006 (Vol. 16 Issue 10) in Diabetes, Diseases, Drugs, Fitness

Before you decide to undergo elective surgery - which includes diagnostic procedures and cosmetic su...

Heart disease: antibiotics don't help image

FEATUREHeart disease: antibiotics don't help

November 2005 (Vol. 16 Issue 8)

But antibiotic treatment does nothing to stop atherosclerosis, as two major studies have just discovered

Blood-thinning herbs image

FEATUREBlood-thinning herbs

September 2005 (Vol. 16 Issue 6) in Diseases, Drugs

Q I have antiphospholipid syndrome and have been advised to take 75 mg of aspirin daily to thin my blood

Nutritional approaches image

FEATURENutritional approaches

January 2005 (Vol. 15 Issue 10) in Diabetes, Diseases

* Vitamin E is an antioxidant that enhances immune function, and protects against cancer, heart dise...

Help for ovarian cysts image

FEATUREHelp for ovarian cysts

September 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 6) in Diabetes, Drugs

Q I'm a 30-year-old woman and, since December 2003, I have suffered from hair-follicle abscesses at ...

Only connect image

FEATUREOnly connect

July 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 4) in Diabetes, Diseases

Everywhere I look in medicine these days, I am seeing improbable connections

Natural alternatives to statins image

FEATURENatural alternatives to statins

June 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 3)

If you're worried about cholesterol and want to reduce it, here's what you can do:

Cherchez la pharm image

FEATURECherchez la pharm

June 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 3) in Diabetes, Drugs, Heart Health

There's a old sexist saying in France that if you want to discover the cause of a problem, cherchez ...

The latest antidepressants image

FEATUREThe latest antidepressants

May 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 2) in Drugs

I have been very reluctantly taking warfarin for the past four years in connection with atrial fibrillation

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FEATURECholesterol tests

March 2004 (Vol. 14 Issue 12) in Diabetes, Drugs

During a general check-up, most doctors recommend that you undergo a cholesterol test to determine w...

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