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Stay lean, active to keep arteries healthy

Stay lean, active to keep arteries healthy

Some people who avoid risk factors for heart disease like obesity and diabetes may be able to maintain the blood vessels of a healthy 29-year-old well into old age, a US study suggests.

Web-based counseling lowers blood pressure according to study

People who received regular lifestyle counseling online were able to lower their blood pressure as much as a medication would, researchers claim. Their study involved 264 people with high blood pressure and an average age of 58.

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Air pollution has been identified for the first time as a major contributor to death and disability caused by stroke, especially in developing nations, in a health review published Friday.

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Consuming yam or “gabi” is good not only for the belly but for the heart as well. This counsel from grizzled farmers has been affirmed to be true by scientists who conducted a study on the lowly root crop and found out that, indeed, it can be a good source of an anti-hypertensive protein.

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