Real Life in Today’s World

Smoking out an ‘occupational hazard’

Feb 26, 20 Smoking out an ‘occupational hazard’

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When hardcore smokers blatantly ignore the regulations where smoking is banned at all indoor workplaces, it is the passive smokers who have to suffer in silence by ERDA KHURSYIAH BASIR/ pic by BERNAMA THE ‘No Smoking’ signs plastered on the walls of the office are conspicuous, but nothing can stop a nicotine addict from lighting up...

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What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart?

Feb 25, 20 What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart?

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Waking up with a racing heart can be confusing and scary, but it is rarely a cause for concern. Many factors can cause a person to wake up with a racing heart, including diet, stress, sleep deprivation, and arrhythmia. Sometimes, upon waking, it may feel as though the heart is beating very fast or pounding in the chest. A person...

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M’sians Beware: Heart Attacks In The Morning & Last Phase Of Sleep Are The Most Dangerous

Feb 25, 20 M’sians Beware: Heart Attacks In The Morning & Last Phase Of Sleep Are The Most Dangerous

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One of the most commonly overlooked causes of sudden death are by heart attacks. With the recent sombre news of Ashraf Sinclair’s passing despite his healthy and active lifestyle, many have begun to ponder what puts people at risk of being diagnosed with a heart attack. While public assumption links the worst heart attacks to the...

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Eating an Egg Not Linked to Heart Diseases

Feb 17, 20 Eating an Egg Not Linked to Heart Diseases

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Eating an egg a day is not linked to the risk of heart diseases. The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for heart health may be solved, as health researchers have found that eating an egg a day is not linked to the risk of heart diseases. The study from McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, published in The...

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Women With High BP During Pregnancy At a Risk of Heart Attack

Feb 17, 20 Women With High BP During Pregnancy At a Risk of Heart Attack

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Study Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death. Pixabay Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, health and lifestyle...

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Narayana Health City performs Karnataka’s youngest heart transplant

Jan 23, 20 Narayana Health City performs Karnataka’s youngest heart transplant

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Bengaluru , Jan 21 : End-stage heart failure is one of the conditions mired with high mortality. Around one-fourth of the children who suffer from end-stage heart failure die within six months and a majority of them do not survive beyond two years of age. The pediatric cardiology department of Narayana Health City has brought a ray...

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An obese ASEAN

Jan 06, 20 An obese ASEAN

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In this file photo a woman talks on her mobile phone in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. (AFP Photo) There is a growing trend in ASEAN that is not so welcomed – obesity. The prevalence of obesity and being overweight among ASEAN’s citizens is increasing due to rising incomes, and urbanisation. It is also placing a strain on...

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Rare heart surgery of 11-yr-old performed at NH MMI Hospital

Jan 06, 20 Rare heart surgery of 11-yr-old performed at NH MMI Hospital

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This kind of surgery was first performed in china and the second at NH MMI of Chhattisgarh NH MMI Narayana Super Speciality Hospital successfully performed India’s first and world’s second operation on smallest child for Multiple Paravalvular Leak Closure. Dr Sumanta Shekhar Padhi, Senior Consultant, Cardiologist of NH MMI Narayana...

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50 Malaysians Die Of Heart Attack Every Day

Nov 02, 19 50 Malaysians Die Of Heart Attack Every Day

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Listen to your heart.If you have always wondered what the number one cause of death for most people in Malaysia is, well, wonder no more because now we have the answer. The latest Statistics on Causes of Death in Malaysia released by the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) revealed that ischaemic heart diseases, which...

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Non-communicable diseases main cause of death in M’sia

Nov 02, 19 Non-communicable diseases main cause of death in M’sia

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KUALA LUMPUR: Lifestyle diseases, better known as non-communicable diseases (NCD), have been the main cause of death in Malaysia over the last five years, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pix). As a matter of fact, such diseases now account for 75% of all deaths in Malaysia, he told reporters after the launching...

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What is a healthy blood pressure?

Oct 10, 19 What is a healthy blood pressure?

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More than 7m people in the UK have high blood pressure; it is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes, associated with one in four deaths. As many as 5.6m people in the UK do not realise they have it as they feel fine, while others show signs such as...

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Narayana Health’s Dr Devi Shetty: Country needs more super specialty hospitals for children

Oct 07, 19 Narayana Health’s Dr Devi Shetty: Country needs more super specialty hospitals for children

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Dr Devi Shetty, chairman of Narayana Health said that the country needs more super specialty hospitals for children. In an interview with CNBC-TV18’s Ekta Batra, Shetty said, “We produce the largest number of babies in the world, 26 million babies a year. So, we produce one of the largest numbers of children with a...

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