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This diagnostic test allows the detection of deposits in the coronary arteries long before a patient notices angina pectoris or other symptoms. Increased HDL levels are negatively correlated with cardiovascular disease. In order to realise the targets for the prevention and control of NCDs, the strategy points to measures to strengthen the enforcement of legal … [Read more...] ​Recently, the doctor delegation of Quang Ngai City Oriental Medicine Association in combination with Duc Phong commune Youth Union, Mo Duc district and sponsors held a program of examination and providing free medicine and gifts to poor people in Quang Ngai City. 130 aged persons in communes of Tinh Khe, Tinh Ky, Tinh Hoa and Nghia Phu received free medical treatment, drugs (cardiovascular disease, nerve, stomach and skin diseases) and gifts including rice, warm clothes with a total budget of 75 million dong.

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Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences (October 2001)

ISBN: 1573313653

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