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cardiovascular


Heart Foundation Walking has been hailed as a best practice example for positively impacting the health of Australia’s socioeconomically disadvantaged groups. The debate piece, published in the International Journal of …

The toxic side effects of anthracyclines which affect up to a quarter of patients by damaging their heart could soon be avoided thanks to research by University of Canberra scientist …

A graphic new television advertisement highlighting the serious health effects of regular sugary drink consumption is hitting Victorian screens as part of a campaign encouraging people to cut back. The …

This Mental Health Week, the Heart Foundation is highlighting the wider health benefits of nature-based physical activity, including hiking and bushwalking among other activities. National Heart Foundation CEO, Mary Barry, …

Of all deaths in Australia in 2012, almost 50,000—or 34%— can be considered premature, according to new data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Premature deaths …

On World Heart Day, the Heart Foundation has revealed Aussie kids are choosing to spend “truly disturbing” amounts of time sitting and staring at various electronic gadgets, instead of being …

A Deakin University researcher is looking to lift the taboo on the sexual dysfunction that is often an unspoken side-effect for the 3.72 million Australians living with cardiovascular disease. Dr …

The National Heart Foundation is highlighting that young men and women who have died unexpectedly from a heart attack, many in their 20s or 30s and led healthy lives, may …

Sedentary behaviour, including too much time sitting down, is the new smoking, says the Heart Foundation.

Australian cricket legend, Steve Waugh, is joining his wife Lynette, health professionals and stroke survivors, to champion public awareness of stroke, its often fatal consequences, and the importance of early …

Heart attack survivors could live longer, healthier lives if given colchicine, an arthritis drug found to dramatically reduce heart inflammation, world-first Australian research shows. A study by the Heart Research Institute …

Working more than 55 hours is linked to a huge increased risk of stroke and also coronary heart disease, according to a study published in The Lancet. The study—the largest …