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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Eat Well : Love your heart

Sep 06, 19 Eat Well : Love your heart

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Of all our organs, the heart is the one we are most aware of. (Photo designed by Freepik)By Indra Balaratnam – September 5, 2019 @ 11:56am I WANT you to close your eyes and place a hand over your heart. I would like you to be mindful of its rhythmic beating and relish it. Of all our organs, the heart is the one...

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Obesity and gadgets keeping many of us awake at night

Aug 26, 19 Obesity and gadgets keeping many of us awake at night

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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are increasingly finding it difficult to get a restful night’s sleep and experts are pointing to high obesity rates and growing usage of electronic gadgets as common causes for sleep problems. It’s well known that the country is the fattest in Asia, based on a study by British medical journal The Lancet....

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