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How Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause are Linked with Cardiovascular Events

Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation (Agir pour le Cœur des Femmes) is alerting women about an indicator of cardiovascular risk that should encourage them to get a cardiovascular check-up as they enter menopause.

Our gynecology experts (Delfany Mardhel and Geneviève Plu-Bureau from Port-Royal hospital, Paris) have analyzed six studies that evaluate connections between vasomotor symptoms in menopause and the risk of cardiovascular events.

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Demystifying Cholesterol

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There are many misconceptions about cholesterol. Some are over-dramatic, others minimize the issue. Much of this is due to a lack of knowledge. This book transforms something complex into a clear, simple package. What roles does cholesterol play? What are the causes and consequences of high [...]

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Book Recommendation: Are You Gaining Weight Because of What’s in Your Head or What’s on Your Plate?

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There’s no shortage of books about weight loss. But this one is different. You’ll find Le surpoids, c’est dans la tête ou dans l’assiette useful because it provides guilt-free explanations of all the factors that contribute to excess weight. It goes beyond food to explore psychological, [...]

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What General Practitioners Say About High Blood Pressure Prevention, Screening and Treatment in France in 2019

High blood pressure is the number one chronic illness in the world. In France, an estimated 30% of the adult population has high blood pressure. It is one of the leading cardiovascular risk factors and the main risk factor for stroke. This illness can be prevented by adopting healthy behaviors like [...]

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