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High cholesterol levels after Christmas

Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost Danes’ cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20% higher than in the summer. So says a new study carried out by researchers from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Copenhagen University Hospital and the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen. All that… Read More »

One-quarter of people around the world at risk for a stroke after age 25, study reveals

Global risk of stroke is ‘startling’: One-quarter of people worldwide at risk for a stroke after age 25, new data reveals Scientists looked at stroke risk after age 25 in 195 countries from 1990 to 2016 The global risk increased from about 23% in 1990 to about 25% in 2016 China had the highest risk for… Read More »