• Saturday
  • November 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:26am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 13201 for cardiovascular diseases

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Reason behind dark chocolate’s cardiovascular benefits revealed

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:35pm by NYT

    ... travel through the gut wall and be used by the body. "These materials are anti-inflammatory and they serve to prevent or delay the onset of some forms of cardiovascular disease ... seems to improve cardiovascular health. At least until now, that is. On Tuesday, researchers at a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas said they had solved the confection ...

  2. Right diet can ward off heart disease

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... by Vita Green Health Products earlier this year, it was stated that the westernised diet, which had become increasingly popular in Hong Kong, was increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases ... exercise, [it is] no wonder Hong Kong people are facing a rising incidence of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease and strokes,' Vita Green managing director Helen Chan said. Tse ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Sudden cardiac arrest: tracking a silent killer

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of them, aged between 28 and 65, died while swimming and another while cycling. Autopsies identified cardiovascular abnormalities as factors behind seven of nine swimming deaths. Harris' study ... or cause sudden cardiac death in athletes with underlying heart disease, says Dr Timothy Noakes, a sports science professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. A consultant cardiologist ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Living near an airport could increase risk of strokes and heart disease

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 01:09pm by Guardian News Service

    ... Guardian News Service US and UK studies find people living near airports more likely to suffer stroke, coronary and cardiovascular disease People who live close to an airport and are exposed to constant loud noise may face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to research from the UK and the US published on Tuesday. A study published online by the British ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Aircraft noise may increase the danger of heart disease

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... for stroke, heart disease and cardiovascular illness. Policy decisions need to take account of the possible effects of environmental noise on cardiovascular health British researchers There was also ... of life, but may also increase morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease. "Planners need to take this into account when expanding airports in heavily populated areas or planning new ...

  6. Everyday activities increase the risk of stroke, experts say

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Doing yoga, talking on the phone, swimming freestyle and painting the ceiling increase the risk of stroke, neurologists said yesterday. These everyday activities could overstretch or compress blood vessels in the neck, blocking blood flow to the ...

  7. Get back into circulation

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... As PAD is a lifestyle-limiting disease, and patients carry an increased risk of death by cardiovascular causes, heart attack or stroke, Yan says it is important- and easy- to get an early ... with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a common circulatory problem in which the blood flow to her legs was reduced because her arteries had been narrowed by a build-up of fatty material- a condition ...

  8. Lawmaker finds the meaning of life in his darkest hours

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Bernard Charnwut Chan may be the legislator for the insurance sector but he cannot get a life insurance policy. Mr Chan, 38, suffers from Takayasu's Arteritis, a rare, chronic disease that causes inflammation in the body's most important artery, the aorta, and its many branches. The disease afflicts just two or three people out of a million, and although it is found worldwide, ...

  9. Lifestyle

    Fish oil may not be a defence against heart disease, research shows

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:49pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... can give you the right advice. If you have not been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association recommends eating a variety of (preferably oily) fish at least twice a week. If you have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, you should consume approximately one gram of omega-3 fatty acids per day, preferably from oily fish, although supplements could ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    High blood pressure: a hidden problem

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... of these attained good blood pressure control A high-sodium diet raises blood pressure, which is a contributor to the development of cardiovascular disease. Eating too much salt contributed to 2.3 million ... are low," say the researchers, "caution should be raised, as healthy children should not have such a chronic disease." Dr Tony Wong of The London Medical Clinic adds: "We would expect ...




SCMP.com Account