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Too much sleep may lead to early death: Study

According to a new global study published in the European Heart Journal, sleep exceeding the recommended six to eight hours per night for adults may lead to an increased risk of early mortality and cardiovascular disease. 

Sleep quantity, quality linked to heart health in adolescents: Study

In adolescents, both quantity and quality of sleep had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and fat deposition. Longer sleep duration were associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk.


Spouse death may up risk of heart attack, stroke

Bereavement is recognised as a risk factor for death and is associated with cardiovascular events, researchers said.

Why some people tend to get heart attacks in winter

Cholesterol levels seem to fluctuate significantly with the change of seasons.

The chocolate diet

Frequent chocolate eaters tend to weigh less,study finds

Men and women respond differently when it comes to stress

A new study on 20-to-64-year-olds has shown that age and gender play a major role in how people respond to stress.