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Risk of stroke in people with high blood pressure

People who have both high blood pressure and a high heart rate of more than 100 times per minute, the higher the risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. Professor, Doctor, Doctor Truong Quang Binh, Director of the Cardiovascular Center, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital, said […]

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Vietnamese eat twice as much salt as recommended

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that each adult eat no more than 5 g of salt a day, while Vietnamese eat 9.4 g of salt. Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan said as above, at the conference on campaigning to reduce salt consumption, on September 30. “Salt is essential for the body, but […]