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Health 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Under the knife

Health sense ... after an interview on heart arrhythmias, JUDY FOREMAN undergoes treatment herself.

Health 31 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Palpitations and arrhythmias

By Dr YLM

Health 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Palpitations and arrhythmias II

By Dr YLM

Letters 03 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Proper documentation needed

From DR RAZALI OMAR AND DR AZLAN HUSSIN, Electrophysiology Unit, Department of Cardiology, The National Heart Institute.

Health 30 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Leaf it to fish

WHAT if a heart attack does not have to mean death? After all, we fear a heart attack because many of us feel that in most cases, it means death. Indeed, it can occur so suddenly that it is called 'sudden death'.

Health 19 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

After a heart attack

There is still life after a heart attack. Most people who survive can expect a full recovery and lead an active life. DR AZHARI ROSMAN writes.

Health 10 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

The heart – a unique pump

Have you ever wondered about the things that make the heart unique as a pump? Let us look at the various things that make the heart what it is, why it gets damaged, how we can treat them, how effective these treatments are and what happens when the pump fails. (Haven't we talked about this before? Not quite).

Other Sport 23 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Toms rules himself fit to play

David Toms, who was rushed to hospital with chest pains last week, has ruled himself fit for the Presidents Cup match between the US and an International team.

Health 26 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

More ways to treat alcoholism

Alcohol problems can be treated with simple advice, counselling, social behaviour and network therapy and medications, DR MILTON LUM writes.

Health 09 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Treating heart failure

Perhaps the most important medicine for various types of heart failure is the class of drugs known as diuretics, which are otherwise known as water pills. The most widely used diuretic is frusemide (American furosemide, most commonly known as lasix), but others also used are bumetanide, spironolactone, amiloride, tiramterene, chlothalidone, hydrochlorothiazide, and so on.