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Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 2)

Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 2)

According to Rebekah Nagler (the author of the 2014 study), the sense of confusion mentioned in part 1 of this article can lead to people dismissing nutritional advice altogether. This includes widely accepted and well-grounded advice such as eating plenty of fruits and vegetables or exercising regularly; the notion being

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Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 1)

Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 1)

The whole business of taking supplements to improve your heart and overall health can be truly bewildering. Which vitamins should I be taking? Are they really having an effect? Are they doing more harm than good? These are all questions that most of us have pondered, and the media has

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20 Million UK Adults Classed as Physically Inactive

20 Million UK Adults Classed as Physically Inactive

According to a new study conducted by the British Heart Foundation, a third of the population are increasing their risk of developing cardiovascular disease by as much as 35%. This is due to the fact that they are failing to meet the Government guidelines, which recommend 150 minutes of moderately

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Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest: What’s The Difference?

Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest: What’s The Difference?

These two terms are often confused or thought of as being synonymous. In fact, when the late actress Carrie Fisher suffered a cardiac arrest, media outlets incorrectly reported it as a heart attack. Although both refer to cardiac related medical emergencies, there are clear and significant differences.
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Today Is World Health Day

Today Is World Health Day

Each year the World Health Organisation marks the anniversary of its foundation by celebrating World Health Day. This day consists of bringing global awareness to a particular health issue in the hope that we can collectively reach a positive outcome. Through its efforts, we have witnessed the eradication of devastating

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Study Finds Ibuprofen Significantly Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest

Study Finds Ibuprofen Significantly Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest

There have been calls to restrict the sale of Ibuprofen after Danish researchers discovered that it increases the risk of cardiac arrest by approximately a third.
Ibuprofen is part of a class known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which are widely used to relieve pains and reduce inflammation. These can

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