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High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1 hypertension would help to cut heart attacks and strokes. In total, about 450,000 men and 270,000 women could now qualify for the drugs. But some… Read More »

Ana Cláudia Lemos Talks on Being a High Performance Athlete

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ana Cláudia Lemos Silva born 6 November 1988) is a Brazilian track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events. She emerged on the international scene with gold medal wins at the 2010 South American Games and 2010 Ibero-American Championships. Lemos Silva is the reigning South American Champion over both… Read More »

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »