News tagged with heart disease

High salt diets damaging Australian men's sex lives

While the adverse affects of high blood pressure on men's sex lives is clear, the direct link between salt and sex is yet to be proven. There is, however, a huge body of evidence showing that salt is the main cause of high ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Health
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Trigger found for autoimmune heart attacks

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Medical research
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New aging cause revealed by test tube

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemists from The Australian National University have discovered a new way that ageing-related diseases can progress, opening up new preventative and treatment possibilities for conditions such as heart disease ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Biochemistry
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