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Women more likely to die within a year of experiencing their first stroke compared to men, finds study
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Women more likely to die within a year of experiencing their first stroke compared to men, finds study

Strokes and heart attacks are leading causes of death worldwide but their symptoms and risk factors often differ widely among men and women

Regular aerobic exercise can reverse degenerative processes that lead to diabetes, high cholesterol
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Regular aerobic exercise can reverse degenerative processes that lead to diabetes, high cholesterol

Moderate aerobic exercises include brisk walking, gardening and dancing, while vigorous aerobic exercises include running, swimming, tennis, cycling, jumping rope, hiking uphill and high-intensity interval training

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
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Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study

The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
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Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study

A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent

Yoga for a healthy heart: Asanas focusing on breathing and posture may help patients with arrhythmias
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Yoga for a healthy heart: Asanas focusing on breathing and posture may help patients with arrhythmias

Medications like beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers may be provided to mitigate the risks of stroke, while a heart-healthy diet and getting regular exercise are the lifestyle strategies one has to adopt.

A smartphone app that can identify heart attacks with a simple sensor attachment
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A smartphone app that can identify heart attacks with a simple sensor attachment

The app seems to be almost as accurate as a standard, 12-lead ECG used to diagnose heart attacks.

Google updates Wear OS with smarter health coaching and easy swipe features
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Google updates Wear OS with smarter health coaching and easy swipe features

The update will provide quicker access to notifications and proactive help from the Google Assistant.

American Heart Association revises what constitutes high blood pressure, nearly half of all US adults now suffer from 'silent killer'
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American Heart Association revises what constitutes high blood pressure, nearly half of all US adults now suffer from 'silent killer'

Tighter blood pressure guidelines from US heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication,

Wireless pacemaker may offer surgery-free alternative, but questions over safety remain
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Wireless pacemaker may offer surgery-free alternative, but questions over safety remain

A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions.