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Ugandans to be screened for heart attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Healthy Heart Africa Programme supported by AstraZeneca will be in joint delivery with the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. At least 10 Million Ugandans can now hope to be screened for heart related conditions following the launch of the Healthy Heart Africa Programme. Dr Diana Atwine, the …

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Low resting heart rate is good

So how do you lower yours? Kampala, Uganda | JENNIFER HUIZEN | Heart rate refers to the number of heartbeats a person has per minute. It is also commonly called the pulse. Having a lower resting heart rate is usually a sign of good health. In this article we provide hints …

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Are lonely hearts prone to cardiovascular disease?

Paris, France | AFP | Feeling lonely contributes less to the risk of cardiovascular disease than recent research suggests, scientists said Tuesday, but social isolation really does up the odds of dying after a heart attack or stroke. The alleged link between loneliness and heart disease essentially disappears once other …

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THIS WEEK: Parliament honors Heart institute surgeons

THIS WEEK: Parliament honors Heart institute surgeons Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has moved a resolution to honor surgeons from the Uganda Heart Institute who have successfully conducted two surgeries on patients suffering from Coronary artery heart disease. Dubbed, triple and double coronary bypass heart surgeries, the operations conducted …

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