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Are you paying attention to heart disease?

It kills more people than cancer every year, yet for many Australians, heart disease doesn’t seem to be a major cause for concern. In fact, YouGov Galaxy’s Heart Health Study — commissioned by News Corp Australia in partnership with the Heart Foundation — reveals that a staggering 51 per cent of Aussies wouldn’t be overly… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »