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High blood pressure: Three ways the condition can affect your eyes – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is often dubbed the “silent killer” because the condition rarely shows symptoms until it is serious. One in four people in the UK live with the condition without realising it. If left untreated it can damage vital functions in the body, including the eyes. There are three main ways the condition can… Read More »

Blood Thinner Found to Significantly Reduce Subsequent Heart Failure Risks

Researchers report 17 percent reduction in strokes and heart attacks with low dose blood thinner Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that using blood thinners in patients with worsening heart failure, coronary artery disease or irregular heart rhythms was associated with a 17 percent reduced risk of thromboembolic events, such… Read More »

Medical News Today: Keto diet: A ‘cheat day’ may undo benefits and damage blood vessels

New research shows that people who follow a keto diet to lose weight or treat diabetes should avoid sudden spikes in blood sugar levels. New research explores the effects of having a ‘cheat’ day on the keto diet. Diets require discipline, and it is not always easy for people to follow them without indulging in… Read More »