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Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »

Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

LONDON (Reuters) – People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying – probably from severe kidney damage – within a year of leaving hospital, according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea. FILE PHOTO: A health worker dressed in protective suit disinfects an ambulance transporting a suspected… Read More »

Best supplements for the heart: Drink this tea to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

A healthy heart is best achieved by eating a healthy diet with five or more savings of fruit and vegetables a day, taking regular exercise and stopping smoking. Failing to do these three things could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease – a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. Coronary heart… Read More »