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Sri Lanka -current news – by Dr Harold Gunatillake Website:www.doctorharold.com New PM starts talks on Foreign Consortium for Financial Assistance • PM holds preliminary talks with foreign envoys representing India, Japan, United States of America and China • The Indian and Japanese envoys discussed the measures being taken to gather support from other foreign nations to help Sri Lanka’s economy Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has secured the support of key countries in the world such as India, the US, Japan and China. He is expected to get majority support in parliament also, though he is the lone representative of his party, the United National Party, in parliament. Wickremesinghe might not head a truly “national” government composed of all parties inparliament. But he might get the support of enough MPs to have a majority, that is, at least 113 in the House of 225. World’s Interest in Stability ...

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Australian Honours and Awards Investiture Ceremony presentation at the Investiture Ceremony, Government House – recipient Dr Harold Gunatillake The Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) is awarded for service worthy of particular recognition. Australia has a system of honours and awards to recognise Australians for excellence, achievement and commendable service. These awards were introduced on 14 February 1975. The Governor conducts investiture ceremonies twice a year at Government House Sydney for New South Wales recipients of Australian Honours and Awards. Recipients are announced on Australia Day and the Queen’s Birthday. Transcript: Hello viewers, Thank you for clicking on the link to open this video presentation. This is not my usual presentation on a health subject, but this is about myself that I wish you share and celebrate with me. The Governor of NSW invited me, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley ACQC, for the Investiture Ceremony on the 12th May ...

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What is the significance of the HbA1C Test? – by Dr harold Gunatillake Transcript: It’s one of the commonly used tests to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes and is also the primary test to help you and your health care team manage your diabetes. Higher A1C levels are linked to diabetes complications, so reaching and maintaining your individual A1C goal is crucial if you have diabetes. Sugar (glucose), a primary source of energy to your body, floats in your blood from the carbs you eat, like fuel needed for energy to run your car. The levels fluctuate every minute of your lifetime. Still, the body maintains a normal range through the secretion of two pancreatic hormones, insulin and glucagon. Insulin is released when the glucose level in your blood rise, and glucagon is released when your blood glucose level falls, causing the liver to release stored glucose as glycogen into the ...

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What are beta Blockers & who should take them?-Dr Harold Gunatillake Transcript: Suppose you suffer from high blood pressure and find your pulse rapid or irregular. In that case, your doctor will put you on a beta-blocker with other antihypertensive medication to protect the heart from a second heart attack after a first heart attack. They are also called adrenergic blocking agents that reduce blood pressure. They work by blocking the effects of the hormone epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. Now, what is the function of adrenaline in your body? Adrenaline is a hormone released from the adrenal glands that sit on your kidneys. When you are stressed, or in frightful situations, the adrenaline level in your blood is raised. That makes your heart beat faster, and your lungs breathe more efficiently. It helps your body react quickly. ...

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Sri Lanka Today – by Dr Harold Gunatillake   Transcript: Sri Lanka was crippled by a strike by trade unions demanding the resignation of the Rajapaksa government The trade unions in Sri Lanka on Friday launched a crippling island-wide strike to demand the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his government over its inability to tackle the economic meltdown which has caused unprecedented hardships to the public. Sri Lanka’s government has been facing a wave of protests around the country with an increasingly furious public demanding its resignation. All trade unions of health, postal, port and other government services have joined the .. strike. However, several pro-ruling party trade unions have declined to join. Businesses remained shut and roads appeared empty in most usually crowded areas. “Today’s one day action is to tell the president that he should step down along with the government. If our pleas are not heeded ...

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Health & Views May 1st issue 2022 – by Dr harold Gunatillake Download the PDF file . Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and whilst the author will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, eLanka makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the eLanka website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In otherwords, eLanka In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website / ...

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Sri Lanka -‘Aragalaya’ – by Dr Harold Gunatillake Transcript: ‘We compile and present the current events for future generations can access someday.’ As Sri Lanka suffers its worst-ever economic crisis, waves of protests and mass uprisings involving all sectors of society, including students and teachers, have sent shock waves through the government and thrown the country into a deep political crisis. The entire Sri Lankan cabinet resigned on Monday, 4 April. On Tuesday, around 43 Sri Lankan parliamentarians left the ruling government coalition to function as independent MPs, leaving the government without a majority in parliament. Previously, in the 225- member Sri Lanka parliament, the government and team had a 146 majority. After the walkout, it was left with 104 members. Central Bank of Sri Lanka Governor Ajith Cabraal, also seen as responsible for the economic crisis, quit amid a deepening political crisis. Academic activities have been interrupted at several ...

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Can alcohol be good for you? – by Dr Harold Gunatillake Good advice by Dr Harold OAM Health writer “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” —Galileo “Alcohol will never be considered a healthful drink, like tea or coffee, but if you chose the healthier options, a drink a day will calm your anxiety. People who do stressful jobs, a drink in the evening with dinner will help to unwind and socially interact with your family”. About 2 billion people worldwide consume alcoholic drinks, out of which over 76 million people are currently affected by alcohol use disorders, such as dependence and abuse, according to current stats. Alcohol -from a beer with a concentration of ethanol less than 5% to wines and stronger spirits over 40% are considered good for your heart health if you understand what moderation means. Some Vodkas contain 30% ethanol and bourbons maybe around 60% and ...

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Health & Views April 3rd issue 2022 – by Dr harold Gunatillake Download the PDF file . Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and whilst the author will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, eLanka makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the eLanka website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In otherwords, eLanka In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website / ...

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Is chronic inflammation the cause of coronary heart disease? By Dr harold Gunatillake “Globally, 9 million people die each year, from ischemic heart disease, making it by far the world’s biggest killer. Despite falling rates of heart disease, tackling it is still a stubborn challenge. -Benjamin Plackett” “Research is revealing what causes the heart to malfunction – and how to stop that from happening”. The incidence of many heart conditions in wealthy countries is declining. In the United Kingdom, for example, the rates of ischemic heart disease (IHD), myocardial infarction and heart failure have decreased since 2005. The incidence of atrial fibrillation has increased, probably because of an ageing population. Death rates for coronary heart disease (CHD) in the UK have halved since 1980, but CHD is still the commonest cause of death. The decrease since 1980 maybe because fewer people now get CHD in the first place, or because ...

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