Thursday 24 Apr 2014

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Moderate exercise cuts women’s stroke risk

SAN DIEGO — Women don’t need to run marathons or do intense aerobics to reduce their stroke risk. Moderate-intensity exercise — such as brisk walking or playing tennis — may do the trick, according to research presented at the American …

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Study results: Hormone replacement may not protect against heart disease

The use of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women may not provide protection against heart disease, according to a follow-up to a landmark study. The findings, published in  JAMA

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Higher risk of heart disease for younger women with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes independently increases the risk of heart disease in premenopausal women, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions