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Health 07 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dual action drug for high cholesterol

A new prescription medication for high blood cholesterol was recently launched in Kuala Lumpur.

Health 07 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Women and heart disease

This week, we conclude the two-part series on women and cardiovascular disease with a look at the clinical presentation, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease in the fairer sex.

Lifestyle 11 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pierce early to avoid keloids

The latest buzz from the healthcare industry.

Health 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Study misses fish factor

By Rajen M

Health 17 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Do we need dietary supplements?

Dietary supplements can be defined as products that are used to improve a person's health. This can include vitamins, herbs, minerals and any botanical products.

Health 10 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

What’s new for cholesterol?

It is a disheartening situation for physicians and cardiologists in Malaysia and all over the world. Among patients who need cholesterol-lowering treatment, only half are being treated for it. Of those, less than half are achieving the target levels set out in treatment guidelines.

AseanPlus News 24 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Crestor still the doctors’ choice

DOCTORS are advising their patients not to stop taking Crestor, after a report on Monday sparked worries about potential side effects of the cholesterol-lowering drug.

Lifestyle 02 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cut salt in food, US consumer group demands

The latest buzz on the health (and fitness) front.

Health 23 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heart-friendly HDL

The fight against cholesterol now has an added dimension #8211; medications that can also raise the #8216;good#8217; cholesterol.

Health 05 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Revealing Camelot

The CAMELOT (Comparison of Amlodipine vs Enalapril to Limit Occurrences of Thrombosis) trial shows amlodipine besylate significantly reduces major cardiovasular events in patients with coronary heart disease.