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Healing the Heart – Reflections of a Cardiac Unit Nurse in the Wake of World Heart Day

November 9, 2017 – 7:21 PM |

Cardiovascular disease is becoming a healthcare crisis and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in every part of the world. It affects individuals from nearly all countries, backgrounds, ages, gender and races.

Gut Microbiota – A New Modifiable Risk Factor for Metabolic Disease

December 21, 2015 – 4:53 PM |

The human gut microbiota refers to the 100 trillion microbes that reside in the human colon. Not only are they astounding in their number, but also in their diversity – such is the variety in …

Mortality Due to Cardiovascular Diseases – Is Mediterranean Diet Helpful?

January 30, 2014 – 9:29 AM |

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the first major cause of death globally. According to World Health Organization, in 2008, 17.3 million people died of CVDs, representing about 30% of all the deaths occurring in the world …