73% of deaths caused by hypertension, diabetes, heart problems

Apr 11, 17 73% of deaths caused by hypertension, diabetes, heart problems

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More worrying, from a dental examination conducted last year, smoking was detected among pupils in primary schools. KOTA BHARU: The Ministry of Health (MOH) estimates that 73% of deaths among Malaysians are caused by non-communicable diseases. MOH Disease Control Division deputy director Dr Omar Mihat said the non-communicable...

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Message on dangers of smoking not getting through: Cardiologist

Mar 10, 17 Message on dangers of smoking not getting through: Cardiologist

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New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The message about the dangers of smoking and its correlation with heart attacks is not getting through to the public strongly enough, a leading cardiologist has warned and added that younger smokers are at the greatest risk. While the government can resort to punitive methods or declare substances as...

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Live Saving Medical Devices Could Soon Be Delivered By Drone to Heart Attack Victims

Nov 21, 16 Live Saving Medical Devices Could Soon Be Delivered By Drone to Heart Attack Victims

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IN BRIEF Drones are being looked at as a new means of delivering life saving defibrillator technology faster than possible for EMS personnel. Regulatory hurdles are all that stand in the way of deployment of this tech. EMERGENCY DRONES Drones are showing up in such a wide variety of fields as of late, with its uses ranging from...

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Recycled cooking oil can cause cancer, heart attack

Nov 14, 16 Recycled cooking oil can cause cancer, heart attack

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He said it was difficult to differentiate between quality and recycled cooking oil as they looked the same. KUALA LUMPUR: Consumption of recycled cooking oil can cause serious illnesses, such as inflammation of the liver, cancer and heart attack, as it contains high toxic. Malaysian Muslim Doctors Organisation (Perdim) central...

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How to know if you are experiencing a heart attack

Sep 25, 16 How to know if you are experiencing a heart attack

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According to Dr Sekar, often people who are affected are not sure what’s wrong and wait too long before seeking help. Rather than be sudden and intense, most heart attacks start slowly with mild pain or discomfort, according to Dr Ravi Sekar V, a specialist interventional cardiologist at International Modern Hospital in...

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