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Major cause of heart disease among children attributed to Rubella

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Majority of the children reporting at the Uganda Heart Institute with congenital heart disease is as a result of rubella viral disease. Dr Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunisation – UNEPI at the Ministry of Health said 60% of …

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Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all.

Washington, United States | AFP | Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain. In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of Internal …

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Risk for heart diseases

It’s higher in people living with HIV | THE INDEPENDENT | Effective antiretroviral therapy has changed the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from a progressive, fatal disease to a chronic, manageable condition. However, it now associated with higher rates of heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, sudden cardiac deaths, and other diseases …

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