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Health alert on watching stressful sports

Physicians at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), part of Abu Dhabi’s Seha Health System, have warned of the increased risk of heart attack while viewing stressful sports matches. This follows the treatment of a cardiac pati

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Brotherhood leader suffers heart attack in jail

Mohamed Badie, the top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, suffered a heart attack while in jail but his condition has since stabilized, state run al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday.   State-run news agenc

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RasGas creates 'Heart Safe' workplace

Qatar-based energy supplier RasGas said it has joined hands with Physio-Control, a provider of emergency medical response solutions worldwide, to set up a heart safe workplace at its unit in Doha. As part of its safety initiative,

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Diet soda 'may increase heart attack risk'

Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but people who drink it everyday may have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new US study. Although the researchers, whose work appeared in the Journal of General Internal Med

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Fewer heart attacks after weight-loss surgery

Obese people who had weight-loss surgery were less likely to later suffer a heart attack or stroke, or to die from one, compared to people who did not have the surgery, according to a Swedish study. The findings, published in the Journal

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Zardari 'suffers minor heart attack'

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari had a minor heart attack and is undergoing treatment in a Dubai hospital, a source said on Wednesday, fueling rumours he may resign. Zardari's office, however, said, he was in hospital for routine t

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Dubai summit highlights cardio issues

Cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke) that accounts for almost one third of all deaths in the UAE is in spotlight at an ongoing major collaborative event in Dubai. Around 300 delegates from across the region are attending the tw

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Omega-3 margarines no help says study

Giving patients with a history of heart attacks a margarine enriched with omega-3 oils in addition to standard drugs appears to make no difference to their chances of having a repeat attack. A 40-month study of more than 4,800 patients sho

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US heart attack rates declining: study

Heart attack rates fell 24 per cent in California between 2000 and 2008, probably because of better care, US researchers said. The study, in the New England Journal of Medicine, is the first large survey since the adoption of new treatment

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Diet sodas linked with health risks

Sodas -- even diet ones -- may be linked with increased risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, US researchers say. They found adults who drink one or more sodas a day had about a 50 percent higher risk of metabolic syndrome -- a clus

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