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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Traffic noise increases the risk of having a stroke

Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over, according to a study published online on Wednesday 26 January in the European Heart Journal [1]. The study, which is … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology

Eating more fruit and vegetables is linked to a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease

A European study investigating the links between diet and disease has found that people who consume more fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease – the most common form of heart disease and one … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology

Important message for journalists about reorganisation of our media databases

We are re-organising our media databases for 2011 to ensure that: a) they only include journalists who want to be on them, b) that you are receiving information on the areas you are interested in, and c) everyone who is … Continue reading

Published Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 12:43 pm
Posted in Other

Stand up, move more, more often: study finds more breaks from sitting are good for waistlines and hearts

It is becoming well accepted that, as well as too little exercise, too much sitting is bad for people’s health. Now a new study has found that it is not just the length of time people spend sitting down that … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology
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