After heart attack: Late dinner and no breakfast a killer combination

http://bit.ly/2ZmeONm People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse outcomes after a heart attack.

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Genetic variants that protect against obesity could aid new weight loss medicines

http://bit.ly/2VUkEDm Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research. The team say the discovery could lead to the development of new drugs that help people lose weight.

Scientists advance a way to track changes in a person’s cardiovascular system

http://bit.ly/2KLKxUY Every heart beat sends blood flowing throughout the human body. While an electrocardiogram uses a contact approach to measure the electrical activity of the heart, a ballistocardiogram is a non-contact way of measuring the mechanical effect of the blood flow through the cardiovascular system.