Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

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Higher blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol in early adulthood matters to later brain health

Being heart healthy as a young adult  may increase your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to new research released Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a 25-year study on 3,381 people, 18- to 30-years-old, …

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Anxiety linked to higher long-term risk of stroke

The greater the anxiety level, the higher risk of having a stroke, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. The study is the first in

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SimpleScience@Heart: The couch is no place for people with heart defects

If you or your child were born with a heart defect, don’t skip out on physical activities. While some irregular heartbeat conditions may limit what you can do, most