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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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Congenital Heart Disease
An abnormality of the heart is present in about 1% of all babies born. Untreated, half of these affected will die in their first year [...]
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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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Childhood Obesity Prevention Conference: Collaborative Opportunities and Countermeasures
PAHO proclaims childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st Century.
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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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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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