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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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Exercise could benefit patients with kidney disease

Mar 12, 21 Exercise could benefit patients with kidney disease

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Washington [US], March 11 (ANI): Exercising regularly is known to have many health advantages but did you know it could also benefit people with kidney disease?According to a recent study, kidney disease was less likely to progress in active individuals, who also had less heart problems and improved survival. The first study to...

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Ladies, be aware of heart disease

Mar 08, 21 Ladies, be aware of heart disease

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While chest pain, pressure or discomfort is a typical symptom of a heart attack, women also need to watch out for nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath. — TNS Heart disease and stroke continue to be the most dangerous threats to a woman’s health. Cardiologist and Mayo Clinic Women’s Heart Clinic founder Dr Sharonne N. Hayes says...

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Post-menopausal women at high risk of coronary heart disease

Feb 18, 21 Post-menopausal women at high risk of coronary heart disease

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Post-menopausal women lose the protection provided by sex hormones. (Freepik pic) MELAKA: Women are more likely to be at high risk of coronary heart disease, especially after menopause, said a cardiologist. Consultant Cardiologist and Internal Medicine of Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh, Dr Lim Kien Chien said this happens as women will...

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One in every 100 newborns suffers from congenital heart disease, says Health Ministry

Feb 17, 21 One in every 100 newborns suffers from congenital heart disease, says Health Ministry

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PETALING JAYA: About one in every 100 newborn babies in the country suffer from congenital heart disease or from congenital heart defects (CHD), says the Health Ministry. This means that about 5,000 babies are born with this condition, based on the 500,000 births every year. The ministry said that 95% of cases have unknown causes,...

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Don’t go overboard on chocolates

Jan 29, 21 Don’t go overboard on chocolates

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PETALING JAYA:Malaysians’ love for chocolates is unrivalled, at least in Southeast Asia. However, nutritionists warn that over-consumption can be detrimental to health. Most chocolates have high fat and sugar content, and over-indulgence can lead to obesity, high blood pressure, coronary artery diseases and diabetes. A recent...

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Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

Dec 26, 20 Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

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The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk of having another heart attack. The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk...

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CSR: Allcargo Logistics will support free-of-cost life-saving surgeries for 50 underprivileged children

Dec 23, 20 CSR: Allcargo Logistics will support free-of-cost life-saving surgeries for 50 underprivileged children

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As part of its avowed commitment to extend a helping hand to marginalized sections of the society, Allcargo Logistics, global LCL consolidation leader and India’s largest end-to-end integrated logistics solutions provider, will support free-of-cost cardiac & other lifesaving surgeries for 50 underprivileged...

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The Surgeon’s Cut

Dec 10, 20 The Surgeon’s Cut

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At the hands of brilliant doctors, surgery has grown by leaps and bounds since the days of no anesthesia and unsterile equipment. BBC and Netflix’s docuseries The Surgeons Cut showcases four such surgeons, who are pioneering innovative and life-saving procedures in their own fields. As they work in fetal medicine,...

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Where is Dr. Devi Shetty From Netflix’s The Surgeon’s Cut Now?

Dec 10, 20 Where is Dr. Devi Shetty From Netflix’s The Surgeon’s Cut Now?

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“Surgery is an art, and surgeons are artists.” This is the first statement we hear from Dr. Devi Shetty, the renowned Indian cardiologist, in Netflix’s ‘The Surgeon’s Cut.’ In fact, he is so passionate about the field that if given an option, he would like to be reborn as a surgeon every time. Plus, to call him a pioneer of...

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Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

Nov 27, 20 Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

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The perfectly brewed Sencha. (Secai Marche pic) PETALING JAYA: There are tons of herbal teas on the market, from hibiscus and oolong tea to earl grey and chrysanthemum, but nothing hits the spot quite like a cup of green tea. The oldest recorded serving of tea took place in 815, in the Shoku Nihon Koki (Later Chronicles of Japan),...

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Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

Nov 27, 20 Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

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The Statistics Department says heart disease claimed the most number of medically certified deaths in Malaysia last year, followed by pneumonia and cerebrovascular diseases. PETALING JAYA: Heart disease remains the top cause of death in Malaysia, with 16,325 victims making up 15% of medically certified deaths in 2019, according to...

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Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

Nov 24, 20 Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

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Ah the Internet, a great way for one to access a plethora of nutritional information. So convenient and fast! Unfortunately, it also comes with a high amount of myths and misinformation that might endanger the lives of the general public. According to the Herbalife Nutrition Asia Pacific (APAC) Nutrition Myths Survey 2020, Malaysia...

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4 ways to make the most of your retirement

Nov 03, 20 4 ways to make the most of your retirement

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Retirement is not an end. It is the start of a new phase in life. (Rawpixel pic) It is likely you have achieved most of your financial goals by now, hence the ability to retire. However, many retirees face an identity crisis and a loss of purpose because they are not used to being idle. But is this really the end of your financial...

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Newsweek names Health City parent flagship hospital among world’s best

Oct 28, 20 Newsweek names Health City parent flagship hospital among world’s best

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Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman of Narayana Health and Founder of Health City Cayman Islands The flagship hospital of the Narayana Health Group, the parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, has been counted among the top 200 hospitals for cardiology in the world by Newsweek magazine. Narayana Bengalaru – Institute of...

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NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

Oct 13, 20 NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

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At present, 80 per cent of the taluk and district hospitals have a shortage of specialists and the new system will change that, said the doctor. By Express News Service The National Medical Commission and the new regulations that it will hopefully bring in will produce enough doctors across India and solve the acute crisis the...

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