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Too little sleep may raise risk of death in people with cluster of heart disease risk factors
Sleeping less than six hours was associated with higher risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of several heart disease and diabetes risk factors. This effect was particularly strong in those with elevated blood pressure or poor glucose metabolism.
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Hidden tooth infections may predispose people to heart disease
An infection of the root tip of a tooth increases the risk of coronary artery disease, even if the infection is symptomless. Hidden dental root tip infections are very common: as many as one in four in Finland suffer from at least one. Such infections are usually detected by chance from X-rays.
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How Diamond Sensors Are Set to Revolutionize Medical Diagnostics
Cheap diamond-based sensors are set to make it possible for most hospitals to diagnose heart disease and brain conditions using magnetic fields.
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Sticking plaster using health-boosting stem cells from a patient's own thigh could beat heart failure
Researchers have mended damaged hearts with patch packed with healthy cells. The therapy could be a ‘promising’ long-term solution for heart failure treatment. The condition currently affects around 900,000 people in the UK
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The Cardiogram app for the Apple Watch can help detect heart disease
Turns out the Apple Watch is good for more than just telling the time, tracking steps, and dictating text messages. It can detect heart disease, too.
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Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?

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Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?
What to consider when making a cardio choice
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Scientists find a likely genetic driver of smoking-related heart disease
Cigarette smoking accounts for about one fifth of cases of coronary heart disease (CHD), one of the leading causes of death worldwide, but precisely how smoking leads to CHD has long been unclear. Now, a team has uncovered a molecule that may at least partly explain the smoking-CHD connection.
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The Many Benefits of Vitamin D

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The Many Benefits of Vitamin D
Vitamin D helps our bodies regulate levels of calcium and phosphate – nutrients that keep bones, teeth, and muscles healthy. Often, sunlight on our skin can be enough to enable us to produce all the vitamin D we need. But when sunshine is lacking, vitamin D must be ingested, and it can be difficult to meet the recommended levels from food alone. This matters because the health benefits of adequate vitamin D intake may be even greater than previously thought.
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Listening to your heartbeat helps you read other people’s minds
Understanding the signals of one's own organism can also alleviate the symptoms of serious ailments, for example, schizophrenia or autism.
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Popular belief that saturated fats clog up arteries 'plain wrong', say experts
The widely held belief among doctors and the public that saturated fats clog up the arteries, and so cause coronary heart disease, is just "plain wrong,"
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