PEOPLE are increasingly choking to death in aged care, an alarming fact made worse by the lethal multiplier laid bare in early Royal Commission talk – a lack of adequate supervision. Experts say any...

Semi-veggie diet effectively lowers heart disease, stroke risk, study A pro-vegetarian diet—one that has a higher proportion of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods—has been linked to lower...

Reduction in salt intake likely cause of lower death rates from heart disease in England The 15 per cent fall in dietary salt intake over the past decade in England is likely to have had a key role in...

Diet drinks may be linked to heart problems in older women Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular...

The nutrient L-carnitine, which is found in red meat and used as a dietary supplement, is associated with cardiovascular disease in people and causes cardiovascular disease in mice, according to a new...

The much-lauded Mediterranean diet can prevent heart disease, without necessarily restricting the amount you can eat, according to a study just published in the February issue of the New England Journal...

Important research from the University of Eastern Finland has found that high doses of the antioxidant lycopene, found in tomatoes, significantly lowers the risk of having a stroke. The university studied...

A study from Deakin University, in Melbourne, in conjunction with the National Stroke Research Institute has certified the national economic savings and health benefits could be achieved if Australian...

Cutting the Australians’ salt intake by three grams a day would prevent an estimated 6,000 deaths a year from heart disease and stroke, the National Heart Foundation of Australia said today. According...

A new report from The George Institute for Global Health, in New South Wales, claims that cutting dietary salt by five grams a day by switching to healthier foods would reduce stroke risk by one quarter. The...