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A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »

Measles warning: New York in 'largest outbreak of recent history' – is the UK at risk?

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to some deadly complications, warned the NHS. The infection caused around 110,000 deaths around the world in 2017 – mainly children under five years old. New York state is currently in the middle of a measles outbreak that started in September. At least 160 people… Read More »

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Your Race Matters

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 — Black women at risk of breast cancer may face a disadvantage because of racial disparities in health care, a small new study suggests. Ohio State University researchers interviewed 30 white and 20 black women at high risk for breast cancer due to family history and other factors.… Read More »