News tagged with heart disease

Working long hours 'raises heart attack risk'

( -- Working more than 11 hours a day increases your risk of heart disease by 67 per cent, compared with those working a standard 7-8 hours a day, according to a new University College London study.

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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Antidepressants linked to thicker arteries

Antidepressant use has been linked to thicker arteries, possibly contributing to the risk of heart disease and stroke, in a study of twin veterans. The data is being presented Tuesday, April 5 at the American College of Cardiology ...

dateApr 02, 2011 in Medical research
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The future of breast cancer prevention

Drugs could be used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk of the disease in the same way that statins are used for heart disease if trials looking at ways of predicting risk are successful, according to an international ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Cancer
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Erectile ills often just a symptom

Erectile dysfunction is a common topic today - at least for TV advertisers. The three main drugs - Viagra, Cialis, Levitra - each has a "signature" image.

dateMar 28, 2011 in Health
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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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