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Diabetes can be a killer, causing heart and vascular problems - and now scientists think they know why
...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
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
More bad news for Pfizer, this time for their new wonder heart drug, which they believed was going t...
Exercise is a better bet than drugs to reduce cholesterol, according to the results of two separate US studies
A new clinical study has shown that glucose ingestion can lead to increased production of free radicals in the body
A new study has confirmed that vigorous exercise can improve heart function in patients with atherosclerosis
Passive smoking is just as dangerous as active smoking, according to a new study funded by the European Commission
About 6 per cent of patients who have coronary bypass surgery could suffer a stroke directly afterwards
The widely prescribed cholesterol lowering drug pravastatin is little better than a sugar pill in pr...
Before you decide to undergo elective surgery - which includes diagnostic procedures and cosmetic su...
But antibiotic treatment does nothing to stop atherosclerosis, as two major studies have just discovered
Q I have antiphospholipid syndrome and have been advised to take 75 mg of aspirin daily to thin my blood
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Everywhere I look in medicine these days, I am seeing improbable connections
If you're worried about cholesterol and want to reduce it, here's what you can do:
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I have been very reluctantly taking warfarin for the past four years in connection with atrial fibrillation
During a general check-up, most doctors recommend that you undergo a cholesterol test to determine w...