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Medical News Today: Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk

Glucosamine, a dietary supplement that people commonly take to ease joint pain and reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis, may lower the risk of cardiovascular problems, according to a study analyzing health data from over 400,000 participants. Does glucosamine, a popular dietary supplement, have a preventive effect against heart disease? Information from the National Center for Complementary… Read More »

Lead exposure and heart disease

When we think about the health effects of lead contamination, the biggest worry is for babies and young children. Lead, a heavy metal that is widespread in the environment, can harm developing brains. But growing evidence suggests that low levels of lead in the blood may also raise the risk of heart disease in adults.… Read More »

AstraZeneca's Brilinta wins in diabetic artery disease patients

AstraZeneca’s Brilinta has a checkered history when it comes to racking up data in new patient pools. But the drug has emerged victorious from its latest test. On Monday, the British drugmaker said the drug, in tandem with aspirin, had slashed the combined risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death in patients with Type… Read More »