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Diabetes drug reduces risk of heart attack

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A drug commonly used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes has been shown to protect them against serious heart problems like heart attack and stroke.

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Risk of heart attack greater after flu Risk of heart attack greater after flu

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The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days after a serious respiratory infection, Australian research has found.

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Win: Book – have you planned your heart attack?

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According to the Australian Heart Foundation, 55,000 Australians suffer a heart attack each year. But what if we were able to put in place preventative measures that may avert a problem? Written by cardiologist Dr Warrick Bishop, Have You Planned Your Heart Attack (RRP$34.99) provides readers with an easy to understand, research-driven and proactive approach

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Thinking Of Retiring In A High-Rise? Think Twice

Plenty of us will choose a groundfloor dwelling in retirement – maybe something cosy near the sea. But that doesn’t mean the rest of us won’t consider a high-rise unit if it meets our downsizing criteria, right? Of course there’s nothing wrong with that, but a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal might encourage you

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Sex Safe For Heart Disease Patients

Popular culture makes believing a lot of things easy, including that there is a risk of suffering heart attack during sex in our older years. Research, however, has found that in truth – at least for heart disease patients in the United States – sex is no more risky than going for an upbeat walk.

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