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Shorter height leads to higher risk of heart disease


9 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Short people have an increased risk of developing coronary heart disease, a new study warns. Professor Nilesh Samani from the University of Leicester said that their study showed that the association between height and risk of coronary heart disease was a primary relationship, not affected by confounding factors such as…

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Helmet-like portable device helps stokes patients


4 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A portable stroke-diagnostic machine will be tested in Australia for the first time, as it could help about 80 percent of patients suffering with the condition, according to a recent report. As the sudden traumas of the brain have severe and often fatal consequences, getting help in the first four…