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ISCHAEMIC stroke incidence has increased in younger age groups since the early 1990s, with almost a fifth of these patients now aged under 55, research suggests.
A SYDNEY GP division’s partnership with local doctors and fitness providers has been so successful it is set to expand.
The link between lifestyle and chronic disease may now be undisputed, but where is the biological connection? INACTIVITY, smoking and bad diets are all known causes of heart disease. Some risk factors such as high cholesterol and hyperglycaemia provide a window to what’s going on, but there’s more to it than that. In the early 1990s, a clue was found when Harvard researchers associated obesity with a form of chronic, low-level systemic inflammation, which they called ‘metaflammation’ because of its link with the metabolic system. This suggested that obesity might need to be reframed as an inflammatory ...