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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - a leading cause of death in Canada. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

The benefits of stretching

The benefits of stretching

Stretching. Yoga. Downward dogs. They often fall into the flossing our teeth, cleaning under the couch and eating more vegetables category. We know we should do it… but we don’t. So is stretching your muscles really that important? YES! 

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'Good Cholesterol' helps people with diabetes heal

'Good Cholesterol' helps people with diabetes heal

Good cholesterol could help protect diabetics from heart disease complications and limb amputations that impact the lives of thousands each year. “Diabetics have reduced ability to form new blood vessels, putting them at risk of life threatening vascular complications, so to be able to find a potential solution to this problem is very exciting,” says HRI researcher Dr Christina Bursill.

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Supporting cardiology care across the Pacific

Supporting cardiology care across the Pacific

Researcher and cardiologist at the HRI, Dr Kelly Stanton, is taking her skills across the seas to treat patients in East Timor and beyond for cardiovascular conditions.  

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