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Health 21 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heart study

The results of the PROVE-IT trial, which is expected to be concluded in March next year, is being eagerly awaited by health professionals as it will define the role of various statins and the possible role of antibiotics in treating heart disease. TANG WENG HENG has the story.

Health 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

New cholesterol drug

A survey, involving 336 adults aged between 25 and 60 years, revealed several misconceptions regarding cholesterol reports HOOI YOU CHING.

Health 18 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heart to heart

It is beginning to sound like an old gramophone ... we all know about those risk factors for heart disease and what needs to be done. The problem is how many of us will actually I>do/Isomething about it.

Health 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

New guideline for preventing heart disease

THE newest target for treating coronary heart disease (CHD), the leading cause of death in Malaysia, is dyslipidaemia.

Health 02 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

All stroked up

The National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM) is organising its second Stroke Awareness Week from May 9 to 16 to promote the concept of stroke prevention to all levels of society by increasing awareness and understanding of stroke and its causes.

Health 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Toxins from computers

Toxic dust found on computer processors and monitors contains chemicals linked to reproductive and neurological disorders, according to a new study by several environmental groups.

Health 01 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Starting early on statins

Physicians have realised that advising their patients to adopt a healthier lifestyle rarely gets them anywhere.

Health 15 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cholesterol made simple

Cholesterol can be both good and bad, so it#8217;s important to learn what cholesterol is, how it affects your health and how to manage your blood cholesterol levels.

Health 22 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Mind your mind

Alzheimer's disease results in a progressive loss of nerve cells in the brain. What can you do to lower your risk of developing this disease?

Health 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Lipid drugs

This week we#8217;ll be looking at the drugs used to manage high lipid levels, their side-effects and ways to overcome them.