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heart disease flu

As the winter sets in, the British Heart Foundation has encouraged people with heart and circulatory disease to get their flu jab.


lifting weights heart

A US study has found that lifting weights for less than an hour a week could reduce a person’s risk of having a heart attack or a stroke by up to 70%.


genetic test heart disease

A one-off genetic test has been developed that can show if a person is born with a predisposition to heart disease.


6 8 hours sleep

A study has found that having either more or less than six to eight hours sleep a night could increase the risk of heart disease or stoke.


heart rhythm

A study has found that there is a 14% increase in the risk of developing a heart rhythm disorder for every 10 cigarettes a person smokes a day.


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