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Lifestyle

Discover healthier alternatives to salt

Some of our favourite foods are packed with salt. Here's what to reach for instead.

Nutrition

The food items that could cause a second heart attack

Research shows that continuing to eat ultra-processed foods after a heart attack increases the risk of it reoccurring by two-thirds.

Health news

Stroke may be triggered by anger or emotional upset

A global study into causes of stroke has found that one in 11 survivors experienced a period of anger or upset in the one hour leading up to it.

Diseases

Living at higher altitudes could lower your stroke risk

Is Australia's flat terrain to blame for the fact that strokes are the country's third biggest killer?

Health News

Could dairy fat actually be good for your heart?

New research reveals that contrary to popular belief, consuming dairy products can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Health News

Salt substitute reduces risk of stroke and heart attack, study finds

Research has shown diluting your table salt by just 25 per cent can greatly reduce your risk of stroke and heart attack.

Health news

Light exercise for four hours a week increases stroke survivability

People recovering from stroke who walk or garden for just three to four hours per week could lower their risk of death by up to 54 per cent.

Health

How to spot the signs of stroke and reduce your risk

As statistics reveal more and more middle-aged people are being affected, Liz Connor finds out how we can all improve our awareness of stroke.

Health news

How age influences gender-related outcomes after heart attack

Sex and age play a large part in who experiences a heart attack, the methods used to treat these heart attacks, and the eventual post-hospital outcomes of the people who experience heart attacks.

Health news

Urgent need for national action plan, says Stroke Foundation

Stroke Foundation says a national plan must be developed to stop this growing health threat.

Health Checks

How an eye check can indicate stroke

The link between vision and stroke, and how the eyes hold a critical sign of potential stroke.

COVID-19

Fears stroke victims are failing to heed warning signs

Fewer people are presenting at hospitals for stroke during the pandemic, leading to pleas from medical professionals for anyone with symptoms to seek help immediately.

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