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UAE charity helps 1 mn people

May 10th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The Giving Hands Initiative, a charity organisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has achieved its target of providing services to over one million children ... Read more...

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Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors

September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Indian doctor is Nepal’s heart king

September 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) As World Heart Day is celebrated globally Sunday, Indian doctor Bharat Rawat and his wife Anjali are preparing something special for a special heart patient admitted ... Read more...

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Heart risks increase but people ignorant (World Heart Day is Sep 26)

September 25th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Changing lifestyles and decreasing physical activities are posing greater risks of heart attacks, but nearly 76 percent people have never done a cardiac check to assess ... Read more...

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India Inc keeps away from health checkups: Survey

September 24th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Most employees in big corporate houses have never undergone a cardiac checkup and were unaware of their risk status, a survey report revealed Friday ahead of World ... Read more...

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Nationwide campaign to commemorate World Heart Day

September 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) To commemorate World Heart Day on Sep 26 and motivate people to take care of their heart and health, a nationwide campaign was launched here Thursday, an ... Read more...

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World Heart Day marked in the country

September 27th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mangalore, Sep.27 (ANI): World Heart Day was observed on Sunday in the country to spread awareness among people about taking proper care of their hearts and thus avoiding various cardiovascular diseases ... Read more...

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Awareness campaign for women against heart diseases

September 27th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The All India Heart Foundation (AIHF) will launch an awareness drive for heart diseases among women, which they consider the most neglected and least prioritised group in ... Read more...

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Heart disease at 30? Blame lifestyle (World Heart Day is on Sep 27)

September 26th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) If you binge on junk food, smoke and don't exercise, you are at risk of developing heart diseases in your thirties. According to doctors, about 46.9 million ... Read more...

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Cardiovascular disease still No. 1 killer worldwide

September 25th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 25 (ANI): Cardiovascular disease (CVD) still remains number one killer worldwide, even though heart disease mortality has reduced in the last 30 years.European Union experts say that there still ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans to run for healthy heart

September 25th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) In just one year in her job, BPO employee Beena M, 23, has gained around eight kilograms and doctors fear she might be prone to heart-related ailments. This ... Read more...

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Hundreds walk for a healthy heart in Gujarat

September 28th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people participated in a walkathon here Sunday to mark the World Heart Day.The age of participants ranged from an 8-year-old to a 70-year-old.The schoolchildren held placards ... Read more...

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