Real Life in Today’s World

Ladies below 55, you could be in danger of heart problems

Apr 15, 19 Ladies below 55, you could be in danger of heart problems

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Young women do not exhibit the usual signs of CAD, so, for example, if you have stomach pains on and off, don’t automatically assume it is gastric pain and do go see a doctor. APRIL 15, 2019 FAMILY, HEALTH, WELLNESS BY REVATHI MURUGAPPA As long as the heart is ticking and pumping, we stay alive. But if the...

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Malaysians consuming salt at alarming level

Apr 13, 19 Malaysians consuming salt at alarming level

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Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level. — AFP-Relaxnews pic KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 13 — Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye. He said this based on the study titled the Malaysian Community Salt Study 2017-2018 (My CoSS 2017/2018), where the findings...

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The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

Mar 27, 19 The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

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Cancer surgery for $700, a heart bypass for $2,000. Pretty good, but under India’s new health-care system, it’s not good enough.  An operating theater at Bangalore’s Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences. PHOTOGRAPHER: ANSHIKA VARMA FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK By Ari AltstedterMarch 26, 2019, 1:00 PM GMT+8 It was only...

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Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death

Mar 23, 19 Short walk once-a-week can lower risk of death

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PARIS: A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study of nearly 90,000 people released Tuesday. People who walked or gardened 10 minutes to an hour each week had an 18% lower risk of death from any cause compared to full-on couch...

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Striking a healthy balance

Mar 12, 19 Striking a healthy balance

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Over the years, Narayana Hrudayalaya has added cancer care, neurology, orthopaedics, and nephrology to its services. But one thing remains the same: its quality, affordable healthcare to the masses. By DEEPTI CHAUDHARY ,  Mar 12, 2019 10 min read   It was a regular day for Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi...

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High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

Mar 09, 19 High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

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The findings may have implications for men who take testosterone supplements to boost energy levels and sex drive, according to the researchers. (AFP Relax pic) LONDON: New research has found that men with high testosterone levels may have a higher risk of major heart problems, such as blood clots and heart failure. Carried out by...

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This is the way we brush our teeth

Feb 27, 19 This is the way we brush our teeth

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FOR some parents, getting their kids to take good care of their teeth and including tooth-brushing as part of their daily routine is easy. For others, teaching their little ones to brush their teeth and ensuring they do it regularly can result in drama. The fuss is similar to getting them to eat vegetables but this time it involves...

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Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

Feb 25, 19 Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

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According to a new American Heart Association report, nearly half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease, so during Heart Month, CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System experts are reminding East Texans that living a heart-healthy lifestyle is key to enjoying a healthier, happier life. “According to the American...

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Understanding heart rate and health

Feb 22, 19 Understanding heart rate and health

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If heart rate readings seem like a jumble of numbers, cardiologist El Shahawy is here to help dispel your confusion and arm you with knowledge. Your lungs are begging for air. Your legs are pumping. Sweat has beaded across your forehead and drips dangerously close to getting in your eyes. As you bear down on the treadmill, your...

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Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

Feb 17, 19 Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

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KATRA, Jan 29: Five children suffering from congenital heart disease were treated using Interventional Cardiology (minimally invasive procedure alternatives to surgery) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Kakryal under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK).The Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) was...

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How to keep your heart healthy

Feb 17, 19 How to keep your heart healthy

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According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of cardiac issues can be prevented.Author: Carolyn Bruck Published: 4:22 PM EST February 1, 2019 Updated: 5:06 PM EST February 1, 2019 Friday was Wear Red Day for women’s heart health. It’s always the first Friday of February — which also happens to be...

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Got a Minute?: If you love your heart, keep it healthy and happy

Feb 16, 19 Got a Minute?: If you love your heart, keep it healthy and happy

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It’s heart month. February is “National Heart Month,” the month to bring awareness about your heart. Understanding your risk factors, making necessary lifestyle changes, and knowing heart attack symptoms could save your life. Fourteen years ago, my father passed away. Heart disease had ravaged his body. Following a major cardiac...

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