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Cardiology Management

#AHA18: New physical activity guidelines – a decade later

2018 13 Nov

New physical activity guidelines were released at the American Heart Association (AHA) Meeting in Chicago. It is after 10 years that these guidelines have been updated.  It has now been widely established that physical activity is very important for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, stroke and other noncommunicable diseases. The new... Read more

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#AHA18: Just in - new cholesterol management guidelines

2018 10 Nov

Heart experts have just released new cholesterol management guidelines at the  AHA Meeting  in Chicago. The new guidelines recommend personalised risk assessments and tailored treatment.  The new guidelines provide more clarity for clinicians by outlining treatment categories based on cholesterol scores. According to Neil J. Stone, a cardiology... Read more

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#AHA18: Stress doubles the risk of Type 2 diabetes in women

2018 10 Nov

We are all aware that risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and an inactive/sedentary lifestyle can cause Type 2 diabetes. However, new research presented today at the American Heart Association Meeting 2018 in Chicago reveals that stress may also play a role in the development of this condition in women. Diabetes is a public health... Read more