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A recent meta-analysis has shown that loneliness and social isolation are risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke. These latest findings, specific to cardiovascular outcomes, are consistent with substantial research indicating broad health risks (eg, immune functioning, cardiovascular functioning, cognitive decline) associated with the quantity and quality of social relationships—including several meta-analyses documenting mortality risk. In […]

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August 11, 2020

Loneliness and Isolation as major risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Dr Aseem Malhotra is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, UK and visiting Professor of Evidence Based Medicine, Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, Brazil. He is a founding member of Action on Sugar and has led work highlighting the harm caused by excess sugar consumption in the United Kingdom, particularly its role […]

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October 28, 2019

Reversing Heart Disease, Dr Aseem Malhotra, Consultant Cardiologist