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Hidden high blood pressure risk revealed

Thousands of Australians may have high blood pressure but not know it, despite having the tests. The results of a new study have identified the condition of “masked hypertension” – when high blood pressure isn’t identified in clinical tests – in approximately one in five participants. “These results clearly suggest we need to make changes… Read More »

Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »