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What Is Stroke?
Strokes occur either when a blood vessel becomes clogged thus hampering blood flow to the brain (ischemic stroke) or when a blood vessel ruptures causing [...]
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Acute Myocardial Infarction
This dangerous condition is usually due to a Coronary Thrombosis which is a clot forming within the coronary artery. It is trigged by rapture of the plaque, [...]
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Champions for the Cause
Approximately 30 champions have been selected including Lead Champion, Professor Anne St. John and Youth Champions, Mr. Daniel Alleyne and Miss Ashley Lashley.
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Rheumatic and Valvular Heart Disease
The heart failure and other problem arising from chronic valvular disease can be partially relieved by medications such as digoxin and diuretics, but in the [...]
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Schools MOVE!
Students participating in the launch of ‘QC Moves’ were carried through interactive sessions with Prof. St. John and nutritionist, Carla Ramsay, before hitting the dance [...]
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Angina Pectoris
The most common cause of the coronary artery narrowing which gives rise to angina is atherosclerosis. This is due to a gradual accumulation of fatty or [...]
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Pulmonary Heart Disease
This is heart disease secondary to disorder of respiration. The chronic Hypoxia (low oxygen tension) of these disorders includes a reactive narrowing of the pulmonary [...]
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