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Eating your way to a healthy heart

Eating a healthy Mediterranean-style diet can help minimise the risk of heart attack, even for those genetically pre-disposed to heart disease, new research shows.

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Small but mighty: The importance of the microvasculature for exercise and metabolism

The smallest blood vessels in our body, often called the microvasculature, are just as important as larger arteries or the heart when it comes to maintaining health and preventing conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

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Providing rehab from afar: Professor Ralph Maddison

Using digital health technologies, Professor Maddison is helping patients with cardiovascular disease to access the care they need.

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Study shows texting a cheap way to reduce deaths by number one killer

A simple text message can help lower blood pressure and body mass index (BMI) in those with heart disease, according to new research recently published in the journal Open Heart. The...

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Are nuts making you fat?

Post originally appeared in This   As a high-calorie, fat-rich food, it’s easy to see why weight-conscious individuals may hesitate to snack on nuts. However, closer inspection shows that...

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Only 7% of Australians are healthy

Post originally appeared on this.  A recent study conducted by researchers at Deakin University has found that by using what researchers have labelled a Health Behaviour Score (HBS), only 7% of...

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