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| October 3, 2017
eating-breakfast

People who skipped breakfast also "had the greatest waist circumference, body mass index, blood pressure, blood lipids and fasting... More ››

| September 15, 2017
poor-diets

The IHME-led study, involving more than 2,500 researchers in around 130 countries, found that in 2016, poor diet was... More ››

| March 24, 2017
healthy-obese

Maintaining a healthy weight through life is important to lower risk. More ››

| October 12, 2016
sitting

Sitting for long hours has been blamed for causing heart trouble and diabetes even in the physically fit but... More ››

April 12, 2016
Aspirin

Aspirin use "would improve overall quality of life, or reduce illness, for most men and women without elevated bleeding... More ››

April 4, 2016
waist-size

A study involving people with diabetes has shown that belly size is a stronger predictor of a dangerous kind... More ››

June 15, 2012
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Some top cardiologists hesitate to prescribe them. More ››

June 1, 2012
Chocolates are pictured during the opening of the Nestle Chocolate Centre of Excellence in Broc

Eating dark chocolates could reduce the chances of heart attacks and strokes, a new study suggests. More ››

May 28, 2012
An overweight woman watches a street performer at Venice Beach in Los Angeles

A new study finds that obesity doesn't always increase the risk of heart disease. More ››

May 25, 2012
An Italian heart surgeon holds the world's smallest artificial heart, which was implanted in a baby, in Rome

It kept a baby alive for 13 days before a transplant. More ››

September 15, 2011
COMMENT
Lose-Belly-Fat-healthy_lifestyle

Prevention is an urgent priority in tackling the global epidemic of non-communicable diseases. More ››