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Medicos want Champix banned

An international team of researchers have called for the smoking cessation drug varenicline (marketed as Champix in Europe and Chantix in the US) to be withdrawn from the market after alarming findings linking the drug to heart attack and stroke. The researchers, from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and […]

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Dairy intake, heart attack risk not statistically linked

Dairy products may be high in saturated fats but high levels of dairy intake do not statistically increase the risk of heart attack, suggest the results of a new study that hypothesizes that other nutrients in dairy products are protective against heart disease. “Things like milk and cheese are very complex substances,” said Brown University’s […]

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Wrong Genes And Coffee’s A Heart Stopper

A cup of coffee in the morning may seem innocuous enough, but new research shows that coffee may put some people at risk of suffering a myocardial infarction (heart attack). While a link has been suspected for some time, research into the connection between coffee consumption and cardiovascular diseases such as myocardial infarction (MI) has […]

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Brush Your Teeth And Prevent Heart Attack

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center say that people with gum disease are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis – a narrowing of blood vessels that can lead to stroke or heart attack. The study, appearing in the journal Circulation, provides the most direct evidence to date that preventing gum disease could significantly improve your […]

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