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Stress hormone heart death link

Stress hormone heart death link

High levels of the stress hormone cortisol are closely linked to death from cardiovascular disease, a Dutch study has found.


Smoke ban 'cutting heart attacks'

There were 1,200 fewer hospital admissions for heart attacks in England in the year after the smoking ban was introduced, a study suggests.


'Good fat' cuts heart risk by 20%

Replacing saturated fats with healthier options can cut the risk of heart disease by a fifth, a US study says.


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