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Jairia Dela Cruz, 3 days ago
Even small risk reductions achieved with improved air quality afford health benefits similar to that gained with smoking and systolic hypertension control, according to a study in an urban China population.
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The degree of left atrial (LA) remodeling predicts atrial tachycardia (AT) recurrence rather than atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence following catheter ablation of AF, a recent study has shown.
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Both haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke patients benefit similarly from a conventional therapy combined with robotic-assisted gait training (RAGT) intervention regimen, a new study shows.
Tristan Manalac, 3 days ago
Consumption of peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts appears to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to recent large prospective cohort studies.