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  1. Implantable cardiac devices

    26 Jul 2018

    A person with an artificial cardiac pacemaker can live a normal life and can still perform moderate to strenuous activities...

  2. Heart disease and stroke

    15 Jan 2019 Heart disease and stroke

    Although blocked blood vessels can cause both coronary heart disease and some types of stroke, stroke is not the same as heart disease...

  3. Heart arrhythmias and palpitations

    18 Jun 2018

    A heart that beats irregularly, too fast or too slow, is experiencing an arrhythmia...

  4. Metabolic syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions that can increase your risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease...

  5. Heart disease and food

    31 Jan 2019

    A diet low in saturated fats and high in fibre and plant foods can substantially reduce your risk of developing heart disease...

  6. Deep vein thrombosis

    14 Nov 2018

    Long international flights are suspected of contributing to deep vein thrombosis in susceptible people...

  7. Medications - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    26 Apr 2019

    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines should always be used cautiously and for the shortest time possible...

  8. Soybeans

    24 Oct 2015

    The soybean may be a ?superfood? that can reduce the risk of a range of health problems...

  9. Fluid retention (oedema)

    07 Apr 2017

    Fluid retention (oedema) occurs when fluid isn't removed from the body tissues, including the skin. Causes include the body's reaction to hot weather, a high salt intake, and the hormones associated...

  10. Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

    09 Mar 2018

    A transient ischaemic attack (sometimes called a mini-stroke) is a warning that a stroke may follow, and requires urgent medical attention...