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Can physical activity accelerate risk of heart attacks? | Health News

Can physical activity accelerate risk of heart attacks? | Health News

Seoul: While there are numerous health benefits of exercise, physical activity may paradoxically also hasten the build-up of calcium deposits (plaque) in the coronary arteries, the amount of which is used to measure potential risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), finds a research. However, the study does not outweigh the numerous …

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Admissibility of Greg Fertuck’s confession during Mr. Big sting at heart of his murder trial

Admissibility of Greg Fertuck’s confession during Mr. Big sting at heart of his murder trial

For more on the Greg Fertuck case, listen to the CBC investigative podcast The Pit. Listen and subscribe to the podcast at cbc.ca/thepit. Greg Fertuck’s trial on the charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Sheree Fertuck, begins Tuesday at Court of Queen’s Bench in Saskatoon. Sheree, a 51-year-old mother of three, vanished from …

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Study shows vitamin K benefits heart health | Health News

Study shows vitamin K benefits heart health | Health News

Joondalup: A new research has found that eating a diet rich in vitamin K can lower the risk of atherosclerosis-related cardiovascular disease (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels).The findings of the study were published in the `Journal of the American Heart Association`. Researchers examined data from more than 50,000 …

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Health Matters: Heart valve disease and virtual care concerns

Health Matters: Heart valve disease and virtual care concerns

Virtual health care has made seeing your doctor much simpler. However, there are some drawbacks to skipping the in person appointments. Dr. Charles Peniston, a cardiovascular surgeon and chair of Heart Valve Voice Canada. explains how some conditions normally diagnosed through simple procedures like a stethoscope test could be missed. …

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