Higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking
In people over 75, intensive lowering of blood pressure to 120mmHg could result in harm
The HSE has lost €56m by not implementing national obesity treatment policy, experts have warned in a new call to action on the condition, reports Dara Gantly Obesity experts are calling on the Government to implement a national obesity treatment programme to reduce the financial and societal burden from obesity-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnoea, cancer
'Just as the placebo effect can be very strong, so too can the nocebo effect'
'Real' food, taking a daily walk and minimising stress key to staving off heart disease
'Side-effects of secondary prevention medications found to cause anxiety and resentment'
45% of cardio-metabolic deaths were associated with suboptimal intakes
Prof Eoin O'Brien examines an 'invaluable resource' concerning 'the largest epidemic ever known to mankind'
The presence of CHD accelerated cognitive decline by about 66%
The pattern of hazard ratios by stroke type did not change during follow-up