A new study included 5,457 Saudi patients suffering from high cholesterol was submitted by the Saudi Heart Association. The study’s purpose is examining the treatments provided to patients and their effectiveness and providing standards for treatment of the disease in all hospitals. This study is a result of the last increase in cases of cholesterol [...]
Dr. Hani Najm, president of the Saudi Heart Association, mentioned that the reasons around the growing incidence of heart diseases in the Kingdom are Obesity, smoking, junk food and lazy lifestyles.
Najm, at the opening of the 22nd Saudi Heart Association Conference at the Inter Continental Hotel in Riyadh on Monday, reported that 20% of deaths [...]
The first joint meeting between the Emirates Cardiac Society and the American College of Cardiology formed the basis of the growing incidence of heart diseases, which is ranked as the number one cause of death in the Gulf States.
Recent studies show that more than half of the population in the Gulf states suffers from abnormal [...]
The fourth and last phase of Dubai Municipality’s public health campaign under the slogan “Together for a healthier lifestyle” was held in the jogging track of Jumeirah Open Beach recently.
The campaign addressed weighty matters like obesity and related diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure. Free check ups and consultations were offered by [...]
The National Institutes of Health did a study, aiming to see if the dual drug therapy could reduce the cardiovascular events in diabetes patients at particularly high risk of serious heart problems due to additional risk factors, such as obesity and high blood pressure.
All subjects in the 5,518-patient trial took Merck & Co’s cholesterol-reducing Zocor, [...]