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Wellness 28 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heart benefit revealed

Studies reveal that Coenzyme Q10 pills cut death rates among heart failure patients.

Fitness 03 May 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

A road well travelled: My Cholesterol Journey In Malaysia review

A journey spanning 40 years of exciting cholesterol research is revealed in a prominent cardiologist’s latest publication.

Fitness 24 May 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

Beware fatty liver disorder

It is time to pay heed to the emerging threat of NAFLD.

Wellness 09 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

Statins for breast cancer?

A study linking high blood cholesterol and breast cancer raises the question of whether statin drugs can help reduce breast cancer incidence.

Fitness 30 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

Aspirin could cut cancer risk

Research suggests that a daily pill for the middle-aged could save thousands of lives.

Fitness 27 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

The art of dispensing drugs

The trend of self-medicating with natural medicine is on the rise in many parts of the world, which means having pharmacists trained in the field of complementary medicine would be nice.

Fitness 06 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

Experts update stroke prevention guidelines

Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, according to updated by leading heart health organisation.

Fitness 12 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM Premium

Elderly should take cholesterol-lowering statins, says study

Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines says.

Wellness 20 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM Premium

Statins unlikely to cause short-term memory loss

Some previous studies and anecdotal reports have pointed to the possibility of memory lapses when taking the lipid-lowering drugs (LLDs) called statins, but a new, large-scale study reveals they do not seem to lead to short-term memory loss.

Wellness 22 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM Premium

Your kidneys could tell you about your heart health

Look to the kidneys for heart disease.