Diet can lower heart failure risk

New research has found that people under 75 can reduce their risk of heart failure by adhering to the DASH diet.


Live longer on this diet

Research has found the key to a reduced incidence of heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases. And the findings will form the basis for WHO guidelines.

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Common medicine doing you harm

Older people taking daily low-dose aspirin to avoid heart attack or stroke or even to prolong life may be doing themselves harm, says new study.

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Wrinkles linked to heart deaths

Are wrinkles just an inevitable consequence of ageing, or could they signal something more sinister?


Heart attack signs to never ignore

When every minute counts, it’s important to know the signs of a heart attack so you can act quickly. Would you recognise all these symptoms?

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Sleep issues linked to heart attacks

A new study has revealed a common sleep issue that raises your risk of heart attack by 99 per cent and stroke by 37 per cent.

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Heart patients need to discuss sex

More than eight in 10 Australian health professionals believe it is important to talk to heart attack survivors about sexual activity and intimacy, yet fewer than one in four do so regularly.


Unexpected heart attack triggers

Heart attack risk factors, such as obesity and smoking may be common knowledge, but there are other little known factors that can put your heart at risk.

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Can this fruit prevent heart attacks?

Eating one of these two fruits per day can decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research.

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Blood type linked to heart attack/stroke

People with the blood groups A, B or AB are nine per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, according to new research.


Have you planned your heart attack?

Each year, 55,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. While this event is never planned, cardiologist Dr Warrick Bishop looks at how we could be more aware of our risk.


Should you heed all health advice?

From vaccinations to diet practices, older Australians could be doing more to safeguard their health. This is the message from several health organisations this week.

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