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Striking a healthy balance

Mar 12, 19 Striking a healthy balance

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Over the years, Narayana Hrudayalaya has added cancer care, neurology, orthopaedics, and nephrology to its services. But one thing remains the same: its quality, affordable healthcare to the masses. By DEEPTI CHAUDHARY ,  Mar 12, 2019 10 min read   It was a regular day for Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi...

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High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

Mar 09, 19 High testosterone linked to serious heart conditions in men

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The findings may have implications for men who take testosterone supplements to boost energy levels and sex drive, according to the researchers. (AFP Relax pic) LONDON: New research has found that men with high testosterone levels may have a higher risk of major heart problems, such as blood clots and heart failure. Carried out by...

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This is the way we brush our teeth

Feb 27, 19 This is the way we brush our teeth

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FOR some parents, getting their kids to take good care of their teeth and including tooth-brushing as part of their daily routine is easy. For others, teaching their little ones to brush their teeth and ensuring they do it regularly can result in drama. The fuss is similar to getting them to eat vegetables but this time it involves...

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Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

Feb 25, 19 Follow these tips to have a healthy heart

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According to a new American Heart Association report, nearly half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease, so during Heart Month, CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System experts are reminding East Texans that living a heart-healthy lifestyle is key to enjoying a healthier, happier life. “According to the American...

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Understanding heart rate and health

Feb 22, 19 Understanding heart rate and health

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If heart rate readings seem like a jumble of numbers, cardiologist El Shahawy is here to help dispel your confusion and arm you with knowledge. Your lungs are begging for air. Your legs are pumping. Sweat has beaded across your forehead and drips dangerously close to getting in your eyes. As you bear down on the treadmill, your...

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Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

Feb 17, 19 Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

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KATRA, Jan 29: Five children suffering from congenital heart disease were treated using Interventional Cardiology (minimally invasive procedure alternatives to surgery) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Kakryal under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK).The Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) was...

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How to keep your heart healthy

Feb 17, 19 How to keep your heart healthy

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According to the American Heart Association, nearly 80 percent of cardiac issues can be prevented.Author: Carolyn Bruck Published: 4:22 PM EST February 1, 2019 Updated: 5:06 PM EST February 1, 2019 Friday was Wear Red Day for women’s heart health. It’s always the first Friday of February — which also happens to be...

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Got a Minute?: If you love your heart, keep it healthy and happy

Feb 16, 19 Got a Minute?: If you love your heart, keep it healthy and happy

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It’s heart month. February is “National Heart Month,” the month to bring awareness about your heart. Understanding your risk factors, making necessary lifestyle changes, and knowing heart attack symptoms could save your life. Fourteen years ago, my father passed away. Heart disease had ravaged his body. Following a major cardiac...

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Exercise more, live longer

Feb 16, 19 Exercise more, live longer

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Exercise could help you live longer according to new research. (AFP Relax pic) CLEVELAND: New US research has found that your physiological age, which is how well you respond to exercise, may be a better predictor of life expectancy than your chronological, actual age. Carried out by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic, the new...

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A child’s heart health begins with their parents

Feb 03, 19 A child’s heart health begins with their parents

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Children who are active have a much smaller chance of having cardiac problems as those that eat a high fat diet and are not active. (Photo: Getty Images) Did you know cardiovascular disease is theNo. 1 killer in the United States, with more than 600,000 men and women dying from the disease each year. According to the...

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Cardiovascular diseases have almost doubled in 13 years: Deputy Health Minister

Jan 26, 19 Cardiovascular diseases have almost doubled in 13 years: Deputy Health Minister

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“There is a worrying increase of almost double, with 54 per cent of death due to heart diseases, with a total of 13,503 deaths in 2017 compared to only 8776 deaths in 2007,” said Dr Lee (Right) in his speech during the launch of Tung Shin Cardiac Care Services at Tung Shin Hospital here. Pic by STR/OWEE AH CHUN. By Beatrice...

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Heart disease still Malaysia’s biggest killer, says deputy health minister

Jan 26, 19 Heart disease still Malaysia’s biggest killer, says deputy health minister

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Dr Lee said the increase in mortality rate due to heart disease was also worrying as it had seen an increase of 54 per cent over 10 years. — AFP pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 — Heart disease has remained the leading cause of death among Malaysians for 13 years from 2005 to 2017, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said. However, he...

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