Statistics on heart disease in Sarawak worrying

Sep 30, 16 Statistics on heart disease in Sarawak worrying

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MIRI: Heart disease is a worrying trend in Sarawak with about 30,000 people or one per cent of its total population of about three million having undergone tests and diagnosis at SGH’s Sarawak Heart Centre. The centre’s consultant cardiologist Dr Alan Fong Yean Yip said the figure was only the tip of an iceberg, adding that...

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Taking Steps to Ward Off Heart Disease

Sep 05, 16 Taking Steps to Ward Off Heart Disease

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I REFER to the article “Young and riskier” (The Star Fit for Life, Aug 7). The fact that Malaysians are getting cardiovascular disease at a younger age compared other countries possibly due to many having multiple risk factors is really heartbreaking. In the article, it was reported that the average age of Malaysians suffering a...

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Omega-3s Cut Fatal Heart Attack Risk 10 percent

Jul 05, 16 Omega-3s Cut Fatal Heart Attack Risk 10 percent

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The new results “provide the most comprehensive picture to-date of how omega-3s may influence heart disease,” coauthor Liana Del Gobbo of the Stanford University School of Medicine added. <img...

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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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