Articles of interest

By Anicka Slachta A newly published article in the Journal of Women’s Health by Pejman Raeisi-Giglou, DO, and colleagues examined advances in women’s cardiovascular care over the past 10 years, highlighting the most significant accomplishments and pointing out persisting gender gaps. These are 10 key points from their...

In this episode of the Australian TV show 'Catalyst', heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp shares the story of Del Nash, who experienced a massive heart attack three years ago caused by Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD), a rare emergency occurrence where a tear forms in...

By Sam McKeith, Associate Editor, HuffPost Australia A survey of more than 10,000 Australian women has found 60 per cent of those polled consider themselves overweight. The major survey by women's health organisation Jean Hailes also found 40 per cent of respondents have been professionally diagnosed with depression or anxiety. It...

Light to moderate drinking can lower your overall risk of premature death and, specifically, your odds of dying from heart disease, a new study reports. Moderate drinkers -- men who have one or two drinks a day, and women who have one drink a day --...

By Ana Sandoiu More and more people turn to e-cigarettes thinking that they are a safe alternative to conventional tobacco-based cigarettes. But are they really? A new study investigates. Researchers from West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown set out to examine the impact of acute and long-term exposure...

By Bernadette Melnyk / The Conversation “Everything in moderation.” It’s a common justification made for behaviors that may fall outside the realm of healthy. Whether it’s a drink or two or indulging in a favorite dessert, consuming small quantities, rather than abject abstinence, is a more palatable and acceptable option...

Last month, Scrunch.com Co-Founder and CEO Danielle flew into Melbourne for the Female Entrepreneur Awards. Why? Because she was nominated in the Female Tech Entrepreneur of the Year category! Established by The League of Extraordinary Women, The Female Entrepreneur Awards had five categories that covered emerging and established...

Find out the secrets to a good night sleep FOR decades, scientists have been telling us that sleep is essential for our physical and brain health and that people who don’t get enough of it are at higher risk of developing dementia, depression, heart disease, obesity,...

Originally posted by Reader's Digest Best Health From time to time, we all experience the odd bout of loneliness. Sometimes it can creep up on us during periods of change (like a move or the end of a relationship, for example), and leave us feeling physically...

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