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Keep fit to cut your risk of heart attack, says study

Jan 18, 19 Keep fit to cut your risk of heart attack, says study

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Even if you’re otherwise healthy, keeping fit is still important for reducing the risk of a heart attack. (AFP Relaxnews pic) New European research has found that a poor level of fitness could increase the risk of a heart attack even if individuals are in otherwise good health. Carried out by researchers at the Norwegian University...

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Having a sedentary lifestyle cancels out heart benefits of being a healthy weight

Jan 16, 19 Having a sedentary lifestyle cancels out heart benefits of being a healthy weight

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Spending too much time being sedentary can have a negative effect on heart health even for those who are a healthy weight. (AFP Relaxnews pic) New US research has found that individuals with a healthy body mass index (BMI) but who lead a sedentary lifestyle may be at the same risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) as those who are...

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Call to extend smoking ban to offices, workplaces

Jan 15, 19 Call to extend smoking ban to offices, workplaces

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PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is urged to consider extending the smoking ban to offices and enclosed areas, including the toilet rooms, at workplaces. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) chairman, Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said the matter, however, needed to be discussed thoroughly between the ministry and...

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Making the case for palm oil

Jan 06, 19 Making the case for palm oil

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THIS is an open letter to the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt. It was reported that the European Union has decided to phase out the use of palm oil by 2030. It is understandable that the Western edible oil industry has launched a vicious campaign against palm oil out of commercial...

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Heart attack symptoms: Common signs of a heart attack everyone should know

Jan 03, 19 Heart attack symptoms: Common signs of a heart attack everyone should know

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HEART attack symptoms can vary from a pain in the chest to feeling lightheaded. In some cases, people will be unaware what they are experiencing is a heart attack and can confuse it with something much less serious. Here are the common signs of a heart attack. NHS cardiologist explains symptoms of a heart attack PlayUnmuteCurrent...

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Cholesterol levels higher after Xmas, says study

Jan 03, 19 Cholesterol levels higher after Xmas, says study

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Consuming high-fat foods could cause some individuals cholesterol levels to spike immediately after a period of holiday feasting. (AFP Relaxnews pic) New European research has found that an adult’s cholesterol levels may be higher after Christmas due to indulging in rich, high-fat foods over the festive period. Carried out by...

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Diet rich in red meat may increase heart disease risk

Dec 16, 18 Diet rich in red meat may increase heart disease risk

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New research has found that a high consumption of red meat may increase levels of a chemical in the body which is linked to heart disease. (AFP Relaxnews pic) New research has found that eating a diet high in red meat could increase levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a chemical generated in the gut and linked to a higher risk...

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Study finds heart attack risk highest on Christmas Eve

Dec 16, 18 Study finds heart attack risk highest on Christmas Eve

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Unlike previous studies, no increased risk was seen during sports events or during the Easter period (AFP pic) New European research has found that the risk of having a heart attack is higher on Christmas Eve and during certain holiday periods than at other times of the year. Carried out by researchers at Lund University, the...

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Heart attack: Women must seek help sooner than men

Dec 14, 18 Heart attack: Women must seek help sooner than men

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New research has found that women wait longer than men to seek help when experiencing a heart attack. (AFP Relaxnews pic) A new European study has found that women wait longer than men to get help for a heart attack, with the researchers now urging women who experience symptoms – which may differ somewhat from those seen in men –...

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A Sauna Can Save You From A Heart Attack

Dec 06, 18 A Sauna Can Save You From A Heart Attack

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Scientists concluded that regular sauna use reduces the risk of heart disease. Writes Newsmir.info referring to НовостиЮInfo. Thus, experts have said that fans will luxuriate in the sauna a heart attack happens three times less frequently than those who does not reach it. Well on the human body is affected by the mapping of high...

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Sickcare or healthcare

Dec 02, 18 Sickcare or healthcare

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A heart surgeon and his assistant prepare a patient for open heart surgery by placing broken ice around his head and body. The uniqueness of the method consists of lowering the patient’s temperature down to 24-26 Celsius. The heart is then stopped and operated on for up to 90 minutes. Photo: Reuters Getting a heart attack may...

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Drop ‘so what’ attitude and reduce weight, Malaysians urged

Dec 02, 18 Drop ‘so what’ attitude and reduce weight, Malaysians urged

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Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye says obesity is not just about looks but more importantly, it has health implications. (AFP pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye has urged those who are obese to drop their apathetic attitude and start considering the health implications. Lee said many who were obese tended to...

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