Exercise and the Heart

There is a lot of talk these days about improving heart health. Every day people are being told by their doctors to look after their ticker, usually through eating better and getting more exercise. While a healthy diet can seem like a bit of a bore, especially if it means having to give up some […]

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A look at the biggest killer in the UK

The biggest killer in the UK is cardiovascular disease and accounts for a third of all fatalities which are the results of illnesses such as heart disease and strokes. As the risk of developing it increases with age, researchers from Lancaster University have been carefully studying what changes take place in the cardiovascular system as […]

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US scientists create a jellyfish from silicone

Scientists in the United States have recently managed to create an artificial jellyfish from silicone which they stimulate to swim by using electrical current. This research has been done at Harvard University and has recently been published in the peer-reviewed journal, Nature Biotechnology. The idea behind the research is that it shows that it is […]

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The tilt table used in cardiology

The angle of the tilt table used in cardiology is inclined to find the cause of a certain type of severe dizziness or fainting.  The use of the tilt table test tilt to cause syncope with Finnish research is old, but as a method of syncope vasovagal diagnosis in clinical practice began in 1986. The […]

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A few rogue genes may cause heart disease

Research into the biggest killer in Britain has uncovered a landmark answers to heart disease and its link to a few rogue genes and choices in lifestyle. These 18 genes have been detected, in three studies that have included hundreds of scientists worldwide, to increase the risk of cardiac problems from hardening of arteries to […]

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Long time student have lower blood pressure

According to a study from the BMC Public Health journal, research indicates that the longer one stays in education the lower their blood pressure this seems to be more common in women but those stressed on the night before important exams will not agree. The study was based on information from the American Framingham Offspring […]

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