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Heart Foundation's open letter to Tim Noakes

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa has written an open letter in response to the recent debate initiated by Prof Tim Noakes on protein and fat loading. Read it here.

Heart disease – the risk factors

Almost all cases of coronary heart disease are due to atherosclerosis, either directly or indirectly. A variety of factors, often acting together, are associated with this.

New cholesterol drug combo proven safe

A new study has found that a combination of drugs to combat cholesterol is safe, but researchers are still unsure if these drugs will help decrease heart attacks and strokes.

Reality check

Ian Scher (57), CEO of Rescue South Africa, aids in disasters such as the recent Pakistan earthquake. It was a shock when he found out he had heart disease.

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