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Distress is a combined measure of stress, depression, negativity and dissatisfaction with life. A Danish population-based study showed that …

A trial conducted by the Singapore General Hospital found that cardiac arrest patients could triple their chances of survival by using a treatment …

The chest pain a person feels 24 hours before a heart attack may actually save his/her life. Up to 40 per cent of heart attack patients experience …

The history of yoga dates back as far as 5,000 years ago in ancient India. Today, it is practised by many around the world to help with relaxation …

In February 2013’s e-Newsletter, we talked about how consuming too much Chinese New Year goodies can increase the risk of heart disease …

What is it? A heart screening a.k.a. cardiac screening is a diagnostic test that is used to detect and evaluate any underlying heart diseases or …

Good for the Heart Baked Turkey is one of the dishes that cannot be missed during Christmas. It is actually healthier as compared to other …

Who is it for? MitraClip Therapy is a form of minimally invasive surgery/procedure which is used to treat patients suffering from …

Who is it for? Bioabsorbable Vascular Scaffolds (BVS) are made from synthetic polymers that have been specifically produced for safe use in the human …

Who is it for? Cardiac stenting, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), is recommended for people who suffer from narrow or blocked coronary …

About Your Heart The human heart has four valves and the aortic valve is one of them. The aorta is the main artery carrying blood out of the heart …

Who is it for? Patients whose blood pressure exceeds 160/90mmhg – 160 for systolic (heart contraction) and 90 for diastolic (heart relaxation) …