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/ May 3, 2018

Frequent sauna use may cut stroke risk: study

Finns who regularly take saunas may face a far lower stroke risk than those who go less often, said a study Wednesday. The report in the journal Neurology is the first to assess the relationship between saunas and strokes, and was based on more than ...

/ Mar 16, 2018

British study challenges 'healthy but obese' theory

Being overweight or obese does pose a risk of heart disease, despite claims to the contrary, a study of nearly 300,000 British adults suggested Friday. While it is generally accepted that being overweight increases a person's disease risk, some researchers have recently suggested that carrying ...

Tiny stem cell firms close in on major heart disease goals

Dec 19, 2017

Tiny stem cell firms close in on major heart disease goals

The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighted by early stem cell champion Geron Corp. abandoning the field in 2011. But two small companies, Athersys ...