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Canada tackles growing obesity epidemic

Canada tackles growing obesity epidemic

Smoke from other people's burning tobacco kills

Smoke from other people's burning tobacco kills

Raman spectroscopy for faster body-fluid tests

Raman spectroscopy for faster body-fluid tests

Effect of Torcetrapib on the progression of coronary atherosclerosis

Effect of Torcetrapib on the progression of coronary atherosclerosis

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Higher trans fat levels in blood associated with elevated risk of heart disease

Higher trans fat levels in blood associated with elevated risk of heart disease

Pomegranate juice may help fight prostate cancer

Pomegranate juice may help fight prostate cancer

Study provides strongest link to date between trans fat and heart disease

Study provides strongest link to date between trans fat and heart disease

Medications plus lifestyle changes work as well as angioplasty to reduce deaths in stable heart-disease patients

Medications plus lifestyle changes work as well as angioplasty to reduce deaths in stable heart-disease patients

Lipitor given the green light for more heart risk patients

Lipitor given the green light for more heart risk patients

Study compares Lipitor with Simvastatin

Study compares Lipitor with Simvastatin

Early life growth protects against "bad" cholesterol

Early life growth protects against "bad" cholesterol

Garlic - a tasty addition to food but useless for lowering cholesterol

Garlic - a tasty addition to food but useless for lowering cholesterol

Garlic does not lower LDL  cholesterol

Garlic does not lower LDL cholesterol

Diet rich in black soya beans could help control weight, lower fat and cholesterol levels

Diet rich in black soya beans could help control weight, lower fat and cholesterol levels

Apolipoprotein C1 protein linked to elevated BMI in people of American Indian and Mexican ancestry

Apolipoprotein C1 protein linked to elevated BMI in people of American Indian and Mexican ancestry

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

An aspirin a day keeps heart disease away

An aspirin a day keeps heart disease away

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements