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Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

Dec 26, 20 Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

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The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk of having another heart attack. The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk...

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CSR: Allcargo Logistics will support free-of-cost life-saving surgeries for 50 underprivileged children

Dec 23, 20 CSR: Allcargo Logistics will support free-of-cost life-saving surgeries for 50 underprivileged children

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As part of its avowed commitment to extend a helping hand to marginalized sections of the society, Allcargo Logistics, global LCL consolidation leader and India’s largest end-to-end integrated logistics solutions provider, will support free-of-cost cardiac & other lifesaving surgeries for 50 underprivileged...

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The Surgeon’s Cut

Dec 10, 20 The Surgeon’s Cut

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At the hands of brilliant doctors, surgery has grown by leaps and bounds since the days of no anesthesia and unsterile equipment. BBC and Netflix’s docuseries The Surgeons Cut showcases four such surgeons, who are pioneering innovative and life-saving procedures in their own fields. As they work in fetal medicine,...

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Where is Dr. Devi Shetty From Netflix’s The Surgeon’s Cut Now?

Dec 10, 20 Where is Dr. Devi Shetty From Netflix’s The Surgeon’s Cut Now?

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“Surgery is an art, and surgeons are artists.” This is the first statement we hear from Dr. Devi Shetty, the renowned Indian cardiologist, in Netflix’s ‘The Surgeon’s Cut.’ In fact, he is so passionate about the field that if given an option, he would like to be reborn as a surgeon every time. Plus, to call him a pioneer of...

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Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

Nov 27, 20 Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

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The perfectly brewed Sencha. (Secai Marche pic) PETALING JAYA: There are tons of herbal teas on the market, from hibiscus and oolong tea to earl grey and chrysanthemum, but nothing hits the spot quite like a cup of green tea. The oldest recorded serving of tea took place in 815, in the Shoku Nihon Koki (Later Chronicles of Japan),...

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Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

Nov 27, 20 Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

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The Statistics Department says heart disease claimed the most number of medically certified deaths in Malaysia last year, followed by pneumonia and cerebrovascular diseases. PETALING JAYA: Heart disease remains the top cause of death in Malaysia, with 16,325 victims making up 15% of medically certified deaths in 2019, according to...

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Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

Nov 24, 20 Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

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Ah the Internet, a great way for one to access a plethora of nutritional information. So convenient and fast! Unfortunately, it also comes with a high amount of myths and misinformation that might endanger the lives of the general public. According to the Herbalife Nutrition Asia Pacific (APAC) Nutrition Myths Survey 2020, Malaysia...

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4 ways to make the most of your retirement

Nov 03, 20 4 ways to make the most of your retirement

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Retirement is not an end. It is the start of a new phase in life. (Rawpixel pic) It is likely you have achieved most of your financial goals by now, hence the ability to retire. However, many retirees face an identity crisis and a loss of purpose because they are not used to being idle. But is this really the end of your financial...

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Newsweek names Health City parent flagship hospital among world’s best

Oct 28, 20 Newsweek names Health City parent flagship hospital among world’s best

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Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman of Narayana Health and Founder of Health City Cayman Islands The flagship hospital of the Narayana Health Group, the parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, has been counted among the top 200 hospitals for cardiology in the world by Newsweek magazine. Narayana Bengalaru – Institute of...

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NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

Oct 13, 20 NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

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At present, 80 per cent of the taluk and district hospitals have a shortage of specialists and the new system will change that, said the doctor. By Express News Service The National Medical Commission and the new regulations that it will hopefully bring in will produce enough doctors across India and solve the acute crisis the...

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Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease

Sep 30, 20 Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease

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GENEVA – The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die every year from coronary heart disease. In advance of World Heart Day (September 29), WHO, the World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia have released a new report warning of the dangers...

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What ails the heart and lung?

Sep 26, 20 What ails the heart and lung?

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THE heart and lung are two vital organs. In conjunction with World Lung and World Heart Day on Sept 25 and 29 this year, Sunway Medical Centre Velocity (SMCV), aims to raise awareness of conditions related to these two important organs and how to keep an eye on both for healthy living. A report by the Department of Statistics last...

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Pandemic holds up kids’ surgeries

Sep 13, 20 Pandemic holds up kids’ surgeries

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Representative image Updated: 21 Aug 2020, 06:55 AM IST Seethalakshmi S , Rahul Nandan Over two lakh children in India are born with congenital heart disease (CHD) every year, and about 30,000 CHD surgeries are performed on children annuallyThe disruption in medical procedures since March has caused a large backlog of emergency...

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Do it for your child

Aug 20, 20 Do it for your child

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Poor lifestyle choices are the norm among the new generation of young parents, says Dr Beni. Rozanna says a heart healthy diet is not rocket science. Young parents should make healthy lifestyle choices, if not for themselves then at least for the sake of their offspring, writes Meera Murugesan THE loss of a young parent has tragic...

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Change your bad habits for the sake of your kids

Jul 29, 20 Change your bad habits for the sake of your kids

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To train your child to pick healthy food options, you have to eat healthy yourself. — AFP As the risk of heart disease continues to affect young parents, experts agree that making cholesterol management a priority is part of good parenting. The loss of a young parent has far deeper consequences than that of an older parent. To a...

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Having frequent migraines? It could be a sign of stroke

Jul 28, 20 Having frequent migraines? It could be a sign of stroke

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One of the warning signs of a stroke is having a severe headache. — TNS In Malaysia, strokes are the third leading cause of death for women, following heart attacks and pneumonia. It is more deadly to women than breast cancer, and if it doesn’t kill you, can leave you with permanent disabilities. A stroke is sometimes known as a...

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