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VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTATION FOR PREVENTING MISCARRIAGE

Supplementing women with any vitamins does not reduce the number of women who miscarry or have a stillbirth. Poor diet, without enough vitamins, has been associated with an increased risk of women losing their baby in early pregnancy. Taking vitamin supplements prior to pregnancy or in early pregnancy may reduce the risk of miscarriage, but … Continue reading

MULTIPLE RISK FACTOR INTERVENTIONS FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE

In many countries, there is enthusiasm for ‘healthy heart programmes’ that use counselling and educational methods to encourage people to reduce their risks for developing heart disease. These risk factors include high cholesterol, excessive salt intake, high blood pressure, excess weight, a high-fat diet, smoking, diabetes and a sedentary lifestyle. This review is an update … Continue reading