Live well, age well

Jul 21, 20 Live well, age well

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Photo: 123rf.com I REFER to the article “Malaysia heading into an ageing nation, says chief statistician”, published in The Star on July 15 (online at bit.ly/star_age). According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia, the percentage of older adults in Malaysia has increased from 6.7% in 2019 to 7% in 2020, naturally accompanied...

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Heavy drinking could cause stroke and heart diseases

May 06, 20 Heavy drinking could cause stroke and heart diseases

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New research has found that a high intake of alcohol is linked to an increased risk of certain cardiovascular diseases. STOCKHOLM: New European research has found that a higher alcohol is linked to an increased risk of stroke and peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is when the arteries narrow, reducing blood flow to certain...

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Dr Devi Shetty bats for lifting lockdown, says strategy should now shift towards districts

Apr 29, 20 Dr Devi Shetty bats for lifting lockdown, says strategy should now shift towards districts

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Watch Dr Devi Shetty full interview here. In an exclusive interview with India Today, Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, said that lockdown should be lifted and added that now govt’s entire strategy should shift towards districts.When asked why he advocates for lifting lockdown, Dr Shetty said,...

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4 Proven Techniques to Decrease Stress, according to the American Institute of Stress.

Apr 02, 20 4 Proven Techniques to Decrease Stress, according to the American Institute of Stress.

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There is ‘good’ stress, called eustress, and ‘bad’ stress, called distress. Here we enlist four proven techniques to manage stress levels, retrieved and adapted from the American Institute of Stress. Take control of your own stress and not vice-versa. Photo by Aarón Blanco Tejedor on Unsplash. When you think...

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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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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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