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Coffee drinking linked to reduced stroke risk in women

Drinking more than a cup of coffee a day was associated with a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with those who drank less, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Health
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Watching out for hidden sodium

It is well documented that, over time, a diet high in sodium can lead to many ill health effects, especially on the cardiovascular system. A high-sodium diet can also negate the effects of diuretics, an important ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Health
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Emergency detection systems for senior citizens

Elderly people living alone have a dangerous life: after a fall, they often spend hours lying on the floor before their situation comes to anyone's attention and a doctor is contacted. A new system automatically ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Engineering
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