Tag Archives: Heart

Cleaner Teeth, Healthier Heart?

MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2019 — Brushing your teeth may be good for your heart, a new study suggests. It included more than 161,000 South Korean adults, ages 40 to 79, with no history of heart failure or the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. Between 2003 and 2004, participants had a routine medical exam and were… Read More »

Thousands of strokes and heart attacks could be prevented by switching blood pressure pill

Thousands of strokes and heart attacks could be ­prevented if patients switched blood pressure pills. Health records for five million with high blood ­pressure revealed the most popular pills, ACE inhibitors, were less ­effective than an alternative and caused more side effects. The study in The Lancet ­estimates that changing to thiazide diuretics would prevent… Read More »

More pharmacies in England to offer free heart checks

More pharmacies in England will start offering people free, on-the-spot heart check-ups from next month. Shoppers would have their blood pressure and cholesterol tested. The programme, which could expand to every pharmacy in England, should prevent up to 150,000 heart attacks and strokes within a decade, say experts. It is part of the government’s plan… Read More »

World first heart mitral valve procedure

Video World first heart mitral valve procedure2:14 Surgeons at St Andrews Hospital in Adelaide have successfully implanted a heart mitral valve via a vein. July 1st 2019 19 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle – syndicated/Health/ Health World first heart mitral valve procedure2:14 July 1st 2019 19 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle – syndicated/Health/ The common yet deadly baby virus… Read More »

Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor

It’s a match! Five-year-old who won the nation’s heart in his battle against leukaemia has found a stem-cell donor after a record-breaking 10,000 people came forward Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia last year Parents Olivia Saxelby and Jamie Lee launched a desperate appeal for donors Miss Saxelby confirmed on Facebook today three people proved… Read More »