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High blood pressure – the 50p breakfast snack to lower your chances of deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. But you could lower your risk of developing hypertension by simply eating more yoghurt, it’s been claimed. High blood pressure – which is also known as hypertension – puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital… Read More »

Coronavirus: Blood clots targeted in treatment trial

Scientists are to test whether an experimental drug can prevent potentially deadly blood clots associated with Covid-19. The trial, funded by the British Heart Foundation, will test the theory the clots are caused by a hormone imbalance triggered by coronavirus infection. It will become one of several drugs currently being trialled to prevent the disease’s… Read More »