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Food tips to lower blood pressure

Food tips to lower blood pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is believed to impact up to one in three adults in the UK, although more so men than women. This is cause for concern as untreated high blood pressure can lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. To help reduce your risk of high blood pressure, here are some simple dietary changes you can make to take care of your heart health.

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Stir-fried chicken and vegetables

Stir-fried chicken and vegetables
Here's an easy way to pack some protein and nutritious veggies into a quick meal.
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The best exercise choices for beginners

The best exercise choices for beginners
With all the choices out there today and mixed messages on what is the absolute best type of exercise, it can be daunting deciding which exercise will win your heart and give you the best bang for your buck – financially and with regard to fitness outcomes. Here's how to get started if you're a beginner to exercise.
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Meet our Illuminate Award winners

Meet our Illuminate Award winners

The HRI's annual Illuminate event recognises the achievements of some of our best and brightest early career researchers. Meet this year's award winners.

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A celebration of science: Illuminate

A celebration of science: Illuminate

This year, the Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated and recognised some of our most up-and-coming scientists, as well as the contributions of women to medical research.

Held at the The Women’s College, The University of Sydney, the event was attended by distinguished guests and supporters from the scientific community, including The Hon Brad Hazzard, NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research.

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