Statins cut the risk of dying from heart disease by 28% among men, according to the longest study of its kind The Guardian reports. The results suggest that all men with high cholesterol levels may benefit from taking statins.
"Why gaining a degree could help you live longer," The Daily Telegraph reports. A new gene study found people with genes associated with spending longer in education had around a 33% reduced risk of developing heart disease.
"Moments of joy 'can damage heart'," reports BBC News. That's the finding of a study carried out to assess whether Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) – where negative emotional events such as grief cause the chambers of the heart to balloon...
Several newspapers have reported today on a review of the effectiveness of antivirals for treating and preventing flu. The Daily Express said that "Tamiflu
News article about a study which looked at paracetamol use in the first year of life the link with asthma at age 6 to 7
“Heart damage prevention hope” is the headline on the BBC News website. A study by US researchers has identified a protein which “reduces the extent of damage caused