Heart Disease

New Bill Promotes Heart Defect Awareness on Valentines

New Bill Promotes Heart Defect Awareness on Valentines

  Valentine’s Day is not only for dreamy-eyed young lovers in the same way as sound cardiac condition is not devoutly to be wished exclusively by senior citizens.   There ...

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High-Calorie Diet May Slow Lou Gehrig’s Disease

High-Calorie Diet May Slow Lou Gehrig’s Disease

  PARIS, February 28, 2014 (AFP) – A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the lethal, degenerative Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a small-scale study reported ...

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US Regulators Probing Heart Risks in Testosterone Products

US Regulators Probing Heart Risks in Testosterone Products

  WASHINGTON, February 1, 2014 (AFP) – US federal regulators said Friday they were investigating products containing testosterone after recent studies suggested a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks ...

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Lifestyle Diseases still Top Cause of Death among Filipinos

Lifestyle Diseases still Top Cause of Death among Filipinos

  The fact that they are considered non-communicable diseases, yet they get around and needlessly claim lives. Lifestyle diseases — cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, hypertension, stroke are still the top ...

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French Firm Starts Human Trials of Artificial Heart

French Firm Starts Human Trials of Artificial Heart

  PARIS, December 20, 2013 (AFP) – French biomedical firm Carmat said on Friday it had begun the first human trial of its prototype artificial heart, which aims at overcoming ...

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Expert to DoH: Don’t ignore evidence on e-cigarettes

Expert to DoH: Don’t ignore evidence on e-cigarettes

  An expert on tobacco harm reduction urged the Department of Health (DOH) to stop ignoring the growing body of evidence supporting e-cigarettes as a significantly less harmful alternative to ...

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Consumer groups laud American Cancer Society position on e-cigarettes; slams the Philippine Cancer Society’s negative stance

Consumer groups laud American Cancer Society position on e-cigarettes; slams the Philippine Cancer Society’s negative stance

  Vapers in the Philippines lauded the latest position statement of the American Cancer Society (ACS) declaring the organization’s cautious support for e-cigarettes as a tool to help individuals quit smoking combustible tobacco products.  ...

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