Reducing the risk of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease

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Heart disease and hospital treatment can leave patients feeling depressed and vulnerable to further health problems unless doctors also treat the psychological symptoms

Empowering patients to track their health through wearable tech

Self-monitoring medical conditions with connected wearable devices offers the prospect of cutting NHS costs while involving individuals in their healthcare and promoting healthier lifestyles

Our growing taste for organic life

Sales of natural and organic goods, popular among younger people in the UK, are poised to take off

Say ‘no’ to chemicals and lead a healthy life

Paying attention to what you eat and put on your skin can improve your health, amid alarm over chemicals used in non-organic food production and beauty products

Boosting stroke survival rates

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New technology, treatments and techniques, backed by the latest research around the world, are boosting survival rates and delivering improved outcomes for stroke patients

New treatments for heart conditions

Promising new techniques and treatments for cardiovascular disease are saving lives and transforming patients’ experience, writes Victoria Lambert

Importance of eye tests

An eye test can do more than check or correct your sight, it can literally save your life, as Victoria Lambert reports

7 ways to minimise risk of stroke

From genes and gender to age and fitness, whether you smoke or drink, or have other medical conditions, there are many factors which can increase your risk of stroke. Victoria Lambert suggests ways of minimising the risk