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Women aged 55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die young if they are moderately or severely depressed, a US study has found.
One in five young people who experience a venous thromboembolism will require psychotropic medication within five years, according to Danish nurse researchers.
Young men are more likely than women to die suddenly from cardiac arrest caused by irregular heart rhythms, according to a new report.
The Daily Mail claims a study has found a ‘Vampire treatment that rejuvenates ageing hearts’.
There is “promising evidence” that yoga is a potentially effective therapy improving cardiovascular health, according to researchers.
“Worried well ‘make themselves sick’,” reports The Daily Telegraph.
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“Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80%,” reported the Daily Mail, while The Sun said “overtime’s a killer…literally”.
Work hours assessment could inform cardiac riskSubscription
A patient’s average working hours should be included in assessments of cardiovascular risk by primary care clinicians, according to UK researchers.
Women who have a high intake of calcium from their diet have an increased risk of death from all causes, a new Swedish study has found.