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Marathon – what runners should keep in mind

Just a few weeks ago, the 43rd BMW Berlin Marathon once again fascinated over a million visitors around the course and for the runners, preparations for the 2017 race are already beginning. The skaters’ race was overshadowed by a death. What marathon runners should look out for in their heart health.

Exercise lowers CHD risk

It’s a truism, but it’s still not universally accepted in people’s minds. Physical exercise keeps you healthy. Among other things, it reduces the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). This is even true for younger women, as a recent study has now shown.

Atrial fibrillation: New study results on NOAKs

Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common cardiac arrhythmias. Without treatment, serious consequences such as stroke follow. A new study now confirms the advantages of certain drugs over conventional ones.