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Beta-blocker drugs for high blood pressure almost double the chances of a heart attack, and even death-in patients who are undergoing general surgery
Women who take the contraceptive pill-and also smoke, or have high blood pressure or have a history of migraine-run a high risk of having a life-threatening stroke, and should be encouraged to use a different method of birth control
ACE inhibitors-common drugs for treating high blood pressure-can be killers in black patients, researchers have discovered
There are nine risk factors that account for more than 60 per cent of all cases of Alzheimer's disease-and there are three supplements, and one drink, you should have regularly to reduce your chances of ever getting it
Fructose-often used as a 'healthier' alternative sweetener in fruit juices and drinks-can trigger uncontrolled growth of the heart, leading to heart failure, new research has found