Socso: Most workers die of heart attacks, cancer, diabetes, asthma

Mar 17, 17 Socso: Most workers die of heart attacks, cancer, diabetes, asthma

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Socso CEO says non-communicable diseases, which are on the rise, kill or disable 46 workers daily in the private sector alone. KUALA LUMPUR: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major cause of death among employees under the age of 60, with over 6,500 such cases reported last year, the Social Security Organisation (Socso) says....

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UK research finds link between a high fat diet, obesity, heart disease

Feb 17, 17 UK research finds link between a high fat diet, obesity, heart disease

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New UK research has uncovered a new way in which a high fat diet could increase the risk of heart disease, by causing a harmful activation of the immune system. Previous research has already shown that being obese increases blood pressure and cholesterol — both of which are risk factors for heart disease. This new study, funded by...

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Heart Month 2017: How to make your diet heart-healthy

Feb 13, 17 Heart Month 2017: How to make your diet heart-healthy

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Here we round up some expert advice from the AHA, CDC, and BHF on how everyone can maintain and enjoy a heart-healthy diet. With February declared Heart Month, many countries and organizations around the world are encouraging us all to start good habits now that will improve heart health not just for February but for life....

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