Placing The Spotlight On Heart Failure

May 04, 21 Placing The Spotlight On Heart Failure

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The National Heart Association of Malaysia and AstraZeneca partner to raise awareness on heart failure with a new public-patient educational website. Heart failure symptoms are rather common and non-specific, such as breathlessness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, fatigue or swelling in the ankles or feet. Picture courtesy of NHAM....

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Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

Apr 30, 21 Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

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Quit smoking word written with broken cigarette concept for quitting smoking PUTRAJAYA: Smokers who contract Covid-19 are at risk of developing severe complications such as liver and kidney failure as well as acute respiratory distress syndrome, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. He said the data was obtained...

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In Malaysia, unhealthy lifestyles prove increasingly deadly

Apr 11, 21 In Malaysia, unhealthy lifestyles prove increasingly deadly

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PETALING JAYA: Unhealthy lifestyles are killing more and more Malaysians, with deaths linked to ailments such as heart and cererbrovascular diseases nearly doubling from 2000 to 2017. This is among the findings of an analysis done by The Star based on Statistics Department figures on the causes of deaths in the country...

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Hole-in-heart boy, 11, needs N10m for surgery in India

Mar 31, 21 Hole-in-heart boy, 11, needs N10m for surgery in India

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By Damiete Braide Sitting quietly in a chair in his father’s shop at Onipanu, Lagos State, Kelvin Olamilekan Samora was reading materials online on his phone. Looking frail and weak, Kelvin was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot, which is otherwise known as hole in the heart, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital...

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Health benefits from sleeping

Mar 21, 21 Health benefits from sleeping

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TODAY is World Sleep Day, a day to advocate and educate the world about the importance of sleep in achieving an optimal quality of life and improving global health. This year’s theme, “Regular sleep, healthy future”, could not be more suitable as chronic sleep deprivation is associated with obesity and non-communicable diseases...

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