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  1. Preventive advice worth its salt

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir Drugs and lifestyle changes are the key for hypertension treatment, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the United States. It recommends increasing activity, such as a 30-minute walk each day, and a diet packed with frui ...

  2. Stay fighting fit to diminish risk

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison According to cardiology specialist Godwin Leung Tat-chi, heart disease is the second-biggest killer in Hong Kong (cancer is the biggest), with about 5,000 people dying from it each year. He says one of the causes of heart disease is a sedentary lifestyle. Regular physical activity can improve the way you look, feel and work. Studies show that it helps reduce ...

  3. State-of-the-art device gives heart to coronary patients

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... artery disease mainly caused by an unhealthy lifestyle. He said about half of people with coronary artery disease would develop heart failure after their heart muscle was seriously damaged. ...

  4. Swami touts latest word in alternative therapy

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law A five-minute voice recording can reveal whether you are fated for a heart attack or heart break- or so Hong Kong's newest form of alternative therapy claims. Swami Jaguar calls himself the city's first practitioner of VoiceBio, touted ...

  5. Under pressure

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... oxygen-carrying blood, a heart attack can result. High blood pressure also can result in other problems, such as congestive heart failure, kidney disease and blindness. 'If you leave it untreated ...

  6. Risk factor pinpointed in high rate of strokes

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Amino acid accelerates narrowing of blood vessels among southern Chinese Eating a combination of vegetables and meat may help prevent stroke caused by narrowing of blood vessels in the brain, researchers said yesterday. A joint study by C ...

  7. Patient moaned in surgery, court told

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A plastic surgeon did not stop an operation to remove fat from the abdomen of his elderly patient even though she had started moaning, a coroner was told yesterday. Piano teacher Lam King-fong, 70, was moaning and kept turning her head from side ...

  8. Hit or miss

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... these pollutants are numerous and include cardiovascular disease, and local and systemic inflammation,' says Borwein. 'And some compounds are suspected carcinogens. Healthy adults might not notice any problems in the short term, but in the long term, it's been well documented that lung function is severely inhibited and chronic respiratory and cardio diseases can result.' ...

  9. Events diary

    Posted Nov 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... luncheon: 'The heart of the matter: Cardiovascular disease and the new health crisis in Asia'. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'The outlook for housing markets in the US'. ...

  10. Survey finds widespread ignorance of antherothrombosis

    Posted Sep 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... feel dizzy and fall into a coma.?Data shows that one in five patients will die or be hospitalised due to myocardial infarction, recurrent stroke or cardiovascular diseases within two years ... disease and strokes, who had suffered an onset caused by antherothrombosis in the past two years. Fifty-three per cent of responding patients said they had never heard of atherothrombosis. As many ...




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