Cardiovascular System

Get back into circulation

Sarah May, 61, had trouble walking. Although she is a vivacious and active woman who loves travelling, she could not walk far before her legs would cramp up. Her feet were also constantly cold.

Tuesday, 1 November, 2011, 12:00am

Vena Cava

Who started it? Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai, graduates from Parsons The New School for Design in New York, established the brand in their living room in 2003. The pair, both from Los Angeles, are business and design partners. They take inspiration from their own vintage fashion collections, random objects and art history references.

20 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Doctor tells court of bid to stop bleeding

A surgeon yesterday told an inquest he had tried various means to stop the profuse bleeding suffered by a patient undergoing keyhole surgery at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital.

John Boey was operating to remove non-cancerous growths from the adrenal gland of Ng Keong-ching, a former general manager of Swire Beverages. He said the bleeding became very heavy within two minutes.

23 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Ask Mr Brain . . . all will be explained

What is the biggest living thing on Earth?

The blue whale is the largest animal that ever lived, bigger even than the largest dinosaur! But even the blue whale is dwarfed by the redwood trees and sequoia trees that grow in the United States.

4 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Deaths from strokes fall

The number of Hong Kong stroke victims who die from their attacks has fallen significantly, a study found.

Only 14 per cent of stroke victims died this year compared with 24 per cent in 1994.

'People nowadays pay more attention to the importance of healthy diets and medical check-ups. This may explain the drop,' said Dr Richard Kay of the Chinese University.

4 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Smoking a major killer

YOUR correspondent Charles Yuen (South China Morning Post, May 27) has so kindly given us a few pointers on good health so as to avoid what is medically known as a myocardiac infarction, in layman's term, a heart attack.

2 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Curbing high blood pressure

ALTHOUGH physicians do not know the cause of most high blood pressure in humans, they have for years known that the condition is associated with heart attacks and other disease.

22 May 1993 - 12:00am