More Stringent Steps required to Tackle Childhood Obesity

Sep 05, 16 More Stringent Steps required to Tackle Childhood Obesity

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Education and Health ministries should come up with more stringent guidelines and checks on the types of food allowed to be sold in schools. Association of School Canteen Operators of Malaysia (Ascom) president William Huee said, even more so, the enforcement agencies must regularly check on hawkers that sell food...

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Most deaths of Nepalese workers in Malaysia due to cardiac arrest

Jun 14, 16 Most deaths of Nepalese workers in Malaysia due to cardiac arrest

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Nepal Embassy received 461 death reports of Nepalese workers here last year and 70 percent of them died in their sleep due to a massive heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest. Nepal Ambassador to Malaysia Dr Niranjan Man Singh Basnyat (pic) said the cause may be due to working long hours, especially under the hot...

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5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

Mar 02, 16 5,000 Malaysian Children Diagnosed with Heart Disease in 2013

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About 5,000 adolescents below 18 years old were diagnosed with heart defect at birth in Malaysia in 2013. Penang St John Ambulance state commander Dr Yee Thiam Sun said 34.3 million patients in the world suffered congenital heart disease in the same year. He said congenital heart disease patients required very sophisticated and...

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