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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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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Malaysian children have right to play without fear of disease, says consultant

Oct 07, 19 Malaysian children have right to play without fear of disease, says consultant

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Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin at a Health Council meeting March 27, 2019. — Picture by Choo Choy May MELAKA, Oct 6 — Innocent children have the right to play without fear of catching measles, pertussis, chickenpox and so many other diseases from their friends whose parents refused to vaccinate them, said paediatrician and neonatologist...

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Increasing heart disease prevalence among women since 2014

Oct 07, 19 Increasing heart disease prevalence among women since 2014

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — The prevalence of heart disease among women in Malaysia has been slowly catching up over the years, from 20 per cent in 2014 to 22 per cent in 2017. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the disease which is traditionally associated with men, has a few differences in...

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Things You Should do For a Healthy Heart

Oct 01, 19 Things You Should do For a Healthy Heart

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People with cardiovascular disease should be especially careful to prevent situations that might trigger an onset, as temperatures can change rapidly in autumn, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said on World Heart Day yesterday. In India, until a decade ago, this threshold was 40-50 years which now has further come down to...

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