Family History and Other Characteristics That Increase Risk for Heart Disease

May 02, 16 Family History and Other Characteristics That Increase Risk for Heart Disease

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Family members share genes, behaviors, lifestyles, and environments that can influence their health and their risk for disease. Heart disease can run in a family, and your risk for heart disease can increase based on your age, and your race, or ethnicity. Genetics and Family History When members of a family pass traits from one...

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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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Free Treatment in India for Child Heart Patients

Mar 02, 16 Free Treatment in India for Child Heart Patients

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ST JOHN Ambulance Malaysia (SJAM) Penang has joined hands with Mediassist4u to help children born with heart defects. SJAM Penang commander Datuk Yee Thiam Sun said children below 18 would be sent to the Narayana Hospital in India to undergo surgery. “This free treatment is available to all children born with the disease,...

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