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Camping can aggravate chronic health conditions, HMC cautions

Camping can aggravate chronic health conditions, HMC cautions

With the Qatar camping season now at its peak, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging the public, particularly those who have chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease, to take precautions and consult their doctor before going camping.

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). Dr Ahmad al-Mulla ...

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

While outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study, its authors claimed that Chinese adults who ate an egg every day had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Sheikh Abdullah flies to Kuwait from UAE: family

Sheikh Abdullah flies to Kuwait from UAE: family

A controversial member of Qatar's royal family who accused the United Arab Emirates of detaining him has flown to Kuwait, his family said yesterday.

Tiny stem cell companies close in on major heart disease goals

Tiny stem cell companies close in on major heart disease goals

The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighted by early stem cell champion ...

Gorilla, 32, dies at Cleveland zoo after years of heart disease

Gorilla, 32, dies at Cleveland zoo after years of heart disease

One of two male western lowland gorillas at the Cleveland zoo has died, several years after he was diagnosed with heart disease, zoo officials said.

High blood pressure 'now major problem in developing world'

High blood pressure 'now major problem in developing world'

The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades, with the biggest rise in south Asia and Africa, researchers said on Wednesday.

People with diabetes at high risk for heart disease

People with diabetes at high risk for heart disease

Having diabetes increases the risk of developing coronary heart disease and almost two-thirds of patients with diabetes die from cardiovascular disease, according to Hamad Medical Corporation ...

Hamad General Hospital receives 800 cases

Hamad General Hospital receives 800 cases

The Hamad General Hospital (HGH) Emergency Department on Thursday received more than 800 cases, including two deaths, from early in the morning until 6pm.