Loose Inches -- Women with waistlines of 35 inches or more are at greater risk of heart disease than thinner women according to a study published in the Journal of Women's Health.
Diabetes -- State data show that as of 2004, 7.7% of adult Texans had been diagnosed with diabetes, a 48% rise in 10 years
Flu -- Almost all the flu cases reported in Canada since last fall have occurred in Alberta dn B.C. Of 389 cases reported by Jan 7 2006, 178 cases were in Alberta and 148 in B.C.
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Heart Risk Factors Presented by Plavix
Balance Video Presented
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Food For Thought
Record heart transplants performed in Alberta, hospitals say
In 2005, surgeons performed 38 adult heart transplants and 16 pediatric heart transplants, compared to 20 adults and nine children in 2004.
Heart & Erectile Dysfunction -- : A study quoted by Dr. Harvey Sternberg suggests almost 40% of men who need erective dysfunction drugs have got an underlying abnormal stress cardiogram.
Mobile Phone -- British study finds mobile phones are not associated with an increased risk of glioma, the most common type of brain tumor.
Heart "Fibrillation" means that the heart muscle is not contracting; it's squirming. Heart attacks, heart failure and other heart conditions, which might not have produced any symptoms until the fateful moment arrives, can bring on ventricular fibrillation. Often the event takes place suddenly and unexpectedly. Now there are defibrillators not only in hospitals, but also in some public places.
Statistics, Data, Facts & Figures
Cancer: Almost half of all Alberta men and 2 out of every 5 women are likely to
Leading causes of death in 2004
Heart + Diabetes
High Blood Pressure
Body, Food, Diet
Children and Malaria