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Sweet relief? How sugar is killing us

My favourite chocolate is Whittakers Almond Gold. I’m happy with Peanut Slab and Milk Chocolate as well, but Almond Gold is king (or queen if you prefer). 1,327 more words

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Fruit consumption cuts CVD risk by up to 40 percent

Barcelona, Spain – Monday 1 September 2014: Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. 1,065 more words

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Wine only protects against CVD in people who exercise

Barcelona, Spain – Sunday 31 August 2014: Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise, according to results from the In Vino Veritas (IVV) study presented at ESC Congress today by Professor Milos Taborsky from the Czech Republic. 821 more words

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Miracle for Heart "Terminalia Arjuna"

In today’s world, Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) is the reason for many families not to be happy. Almost 17.3 million people died according to the WHO and 40.5% of the US population is projected to have some form of CVD by 2030. 366 more words


Super MoS2 Low Friction Coatings

Every object around us undergoes wear and tear, and this majorly due to the friction associated. When there is a friction, the parts of machinery undergo erosion and this is why low friction coatings are used. 164 more words


Your own personal WOF: taking your heart seriously

I got my results from my regular blood tests, called a lipid blood test, this morning: cholesterol and blood sugar are both in the normal range. 624 more words

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Treating chronic gum disease – can it help to prevent heart disease?

Gum disease (periodontitis) is a common chronic or persistent condition that can get worse over time. It involves inflammation of the gums, which surround and support the teeth, causing swollen and painful gums and in severe cases loss of the bone that supports the teeth. 602 more words