Melbourne - Next meeting of the Ceylon Society of Australia Melbourne Chapter
Melbourne - At the next meeting of the Ceylon Society of Australia (Melbourne Chapter), Dr Channa Wickremesekera will present an illustrated talk on “Kandy at War – Indigenous Military Resistance to European Expansion”, on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 5.30pm, at St Scholastica’s Parish Hall, 348 Burwood Highway, Burwood (Melway ref: 61 D6). Also the launch of Manny Candappa’s latest publication “Headlines & Deadlines: Jottings of a Journo” The meeting is open to the public and entry is free. For further information, contact: Hemal Gurusinghe on 0427 725 740.
Dilemma with Cholesterol
Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake –Health writer
High cholesterol in your arteries is harmful. But, there are many people out there, having high cholesterol levels, but has not shown harm as a risk factor to heart disease, stroke and other chronic illnesses. People get heart attacks with low cholesterol, too. Cholesterol has become a confusing dilemma for people whether to believe or not that this hype of high cholesterol is harmful.
Doctors take blood from your veins to check cholesterol levels in your arteries. Thickening of veins and plaque formation never occurs in the veins though blood is tested from the veins for cholesterol levels. Thickening occurs in the superficial veins in the leg when they become varicose......