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Massive heart disease victory

THE death toll from heart disease is likely to fall after the federal budget funded three key initiatives — a $ 20 million anti-smoking campaign, updated heart disease risk guidelines and post heart attack support. The measures are the latest victory for the #ShowSomeTicker campaign run in partnership between the Heart Foundation and News Corp… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »