Thursday, July 13, 2006

Heart health

A couple amazing new studies to ponder about your chances of getting heart disease:

Retinal vascular calibre and the risk of coronary heart disease related health, in Heart. This report says you can identify people with chance of developing heart disease by looking at the veins and arteries in their eyes.

Also in Heart: Climate impacts on myocardial infarction deaths in the Athens Territory: the CLIMATE study. Live in a place with high humidity? You may be more prone.

Both via Docuticker, which is a great place to find links to the latest studies and reports. For another place to find information about new scientific reports, see Knight Science Journalism Tracker, which links to science stories in newspapers, including various versions from different papers.


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