Quantcast
Home » column

Don’t let your heart become a failure

By

A little larger than a fist, the normal heart is a strong, muscular pump. Each day, it beats 100,000 times and pumps more than 7,000 liters of blood. In a 70-year lifetime, an average human heart beats more than 2.5 billion times. Unfortunately certain conditions and diseases, if left untreated, can damage the heart and compromise its ability to pump sufficient amount of blood, a condition known as heart failure.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

High blood pressure and beta blockers

By

One out of four Filipino adults has high blood pressure (hypertension) or a blood pressure (BP) reading equal to or higher than 140/90 millimeter mercury (mmHg). One in 10 Filipino adults has prehypertension or a BP reading in the range of 130-139/85-89 mmHg. These are among the findings of the latest 2008 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS II Philippine data) published this year.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • SC asked anew to stop construction of condo tower near Rizal Park
  • Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot
  • Tradition, reunions bring Filipinos to cemeteries on ‘day of the dead’
  • Bacolod mayor given 10 days to answer malversation rap
  • Abu Sayyaf given P1 M for girl’s release, says ARMM police chief
  • Sports

  • James rediscovers touch to lead Cavs over Bulls in OT
  • Aces shoot lights out of Bolts, seize lead
  • A time to remember and reflect
  • Age-group wars fire off PCA Open
  • ‘All In’ charity game set
  • Lifestyle

  • Hello Kitty’s 40 years of cuteness and cool
  • Zombies take over London for Halloween
  • Cebu native Rendell Senining is out to prove he’s worthy of a spot in next year’s Bulldogs lineup
  • Dadap’s musical ‘Andres Bonifacio: Ang Dakilang Anak-Pawis’ to be presented anew
  • Gina and Racquel Pareño: Mother and daughter take to the stage
  • Entertainment

  • All tricks, no treats at horror fest
  • Beauty isn’t skin-deep for Angelica, Assunta and Angeline
  • Ending on anti-climax
  • Instant connection
  • Thespic showcase
  • Business

  • ‘Now is the best time to invest in PH’
  • Growth in money supply slowed in September
  • BPI opens office in Japan
  • Brokerage house remains bullish on property sector
  • PH turns over Angat hydro plant to K-Water
  • Technology

  • SC asked to create cybercrime courts
  • Focus on social listening
  • Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google
  • Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets
  • Computers help search for the dead
  • Opinion

  • Poor and hungry
  • ‘Our place in Batangas’
  • Rizal on All Saints’ Day and dances with mortality
  • Editorial Cartoon, November 1, 2014
  • Inclusive corruption
  • Global Nation

  • Integration of terminal fees with air tickets suspended
  • Filipino grandpa, 2 family members slain in South Seattle murder-suicide
  • Sueselbeck deportation a ‘win-win’ situation–military
  • MIAA suspends fare, terminal fee integration order
  • Pasay court stops planned integration of terminal fee into airfare
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement