Don’t neglect cases other than Covid-19, Putrajaya told

Jun 05, 21 Don’t neglect cases other than Covid-19, Putrajaya told

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PETALING JAYA: With thousands of active Covid-19 cases in the country and hospitals under strain, public figures are calling attention to the lack of resources to handle other health problems. They say the government should keep in mind that heart disease, diabetes, cancer and kidney failure continue to claim thousands of lives...

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Avoid overworking employees to safeguard their health, bosses told

May 23, 21 Avoid overworking employees to safeguard their health, bosses told

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=boPCu0i90N0%3Ffeature%3Doembed PETALING JAYA: Two health experts have called for workplace policies to minimise overworking and mitigate its effects. Speaking to FMT in the wake of a World Health Organization (WHO) report of deaths associated with long working hours, they said there appeared to be little...

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Can festive overeating trigger a heart attack?

May 19, 21 Can festive overeating trigger a heart attack?

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(freepik) KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): In Malaysia, festivals equate with indulging in elaborate meals and all kinds of delicacies all day long. Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations are no different for this is when delicious traditional Malay fare such as rendang, lemang and ketupat are dished out copiously....

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Eating more fruits, vegetables linked to less stress

May 15, 21 Eating more fruits, vegetables linked to less stress

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Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): According to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) suggests that eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress. The study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition examined the link between fruit and vegetable intake and stress levels of more than 8,600...

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Placing The Spotlight On Heart Failure

May 04, 21 Placing The Spotlight On Heart Failure

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The National Heart Association of Malaysia and AstraZeneca partner to raise awareness on heart failure with a new public-patient educational website. Heart failure symptoms are rather common and non-specific, such as breathlessness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, fatigue or swelling in the ankles or feet. Picture courtesy of NHAM....

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In Malaysia, unhealthy lifestyles prove increasingly deadly

Apr 11, 21 In Malaysia, unhealthy lifestyles prove increasingly deadly

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PETALING JAYA: Unhealthy lifestyles are killing more and more Malaysians, with deaths linked to ailments such as heart and cererbrovascular diseases nearly doubling from 2000 to 2017. This is among the findings of an analysis done by The Star based on Statistics Department figures on the causes of deaths in the country...

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