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Wonder mix halves chances of cardiac attack, death


March 28th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Paramedics can practically halve a patient's chances of a heart attack or dying by promptly administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium (GIK).A Tufts Medical ... Read more...

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Scientists grow human heart in lab


April 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Scientists are growing human hearts in lab which they believe could start beating within weeks, offering hope to millions of cardiac patients. The experiment is a ... Read more...

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Fasting ensures good health, protects heart


April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Do you know that fasting, long associated with religious rituals, diets and political protests, also ensures good health and protects your heart?New evidence from the Intermountain ... Read more...

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Live human heart grown in lab offers new hope to cardiac patients


April 4th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): American researchers are growing human hearts in laboratories, offering hope for millions of cardiac patients.And they believe the their artificial heart could start beating within weeks.The experiment is ... Read more...

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Routine periodic fasting good for health, heart


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Routine periodic fasting may help promote health and reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.Cardiologists with the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have ... Read more...

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Study says that Mediterranean diet fights heart disease


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted the benefits offered by Mediterranean diet. It has been known for a very long time that Mediterranean diet is heart healthy.The recent ... Read more...

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Cardiac rehabilitation can help heart patients


March 19th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that cardiac rehabilitation is associated with significantly reduced mortality rates for patients who have had stents placed to treat blockages in coronary arteries. The findings, presented ... Read more...

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Drug that raises good cholestrol can also clear arteries: Study


November 4th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 4 (IANS) A study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that a drug that raises levels of 'good' cholesterol can also help clear clogged arteries in ... Read more...

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Charles Tillman speaks about the Berlin Heart in Washington


October 27th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star cornerback for Chicago Bears Charles was invited to Washington DC to speak about the Berlin Heart on October 26th. His pretty baby daughter Tiana ... Read more...

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Low cholesterol can increase risk to cancer: Study


August 6th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Boston (Massachusetts, US), Aug.6 (ANI): A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has revealed that driving down cholesterol levels actually increases the risk of cancer.Tufts University ... Read more...

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It’s official: fish oil is human heart’s best friend


August 4th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids from fish not only help keep cardiovascular diseases at bay in healthy folks, but also reduce the incidence of cardiac events and mortality in patients ... Read more...

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How cornflakes, white bread, French fries raise heart attack risk


June 26th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Exactly how cornflakes, white bread, French fries and other high-carb foods increase the risk of heart problems has now been shown by Tel Aviv University researchers.Dr. Michael ... Read more...

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Heart attack patients should be treated ‘as soon as possible’ to avoid death


May 20th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): More heart attack patients could be saved if treated as soon as possible after admission to hospital, a new research has suggested.Researchers base in the U.S. have called ... Read more...

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Depression after heart disease ‘raises heart failure risk’


April 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Heart patients who become depressed are at greater risk for heart failure (HF), a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood throughout the body, says a ... Read more...

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Indian breakthrough: ’superpill’ halves heart attack, stroke risks


March 31st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 31 (IANS) Indian medical scientists have announced a major breakthrough by developing a six-in-one pill that can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke and ... Read more...

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An angry heart can kill you


February 25th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): When you''re angry, the tension is not just restricted to your head, claims a new study, which found that anger can trigger potentially deadly heart rhythms in ... Read more...

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Can your doctor correctly interpret an ECG?


October 31st, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) An electrocardiogram or ECG can help the doctor determine whether the graphs indicate a heart attack or an acid attack from last night's dish. Correct interpretation may prompt ... Read more...

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Fish-filled diet may hold secret to a healthy heart


July 29th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Finding ways to lower the risk of heart disease? Well, then start filling up your tummy with large quantities of fish loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, says ... Read more...

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Hoshiarpur-born doctor is head of US cardiology body


May 16th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
New York, May 16 (IANS) An Indian American has taken over as president of the American Society of Geriatric Cardiology, becoming the first Asian to head the 22-year-old organisation based in Washington ... Read more...

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New study confirms obesity-heart attack link


May 4th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 4 (IANS) A new study, said to be one of the largest of its kind, yet again links severe obesity to prolonged inflammation of heart tissues and subsequent heart ... Read more...

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Communicating your way to a healthy heart


March 31st, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Regular communication with doctors not only lowers risk of cardiovascular disease, but is also the key to a healthy heart, according to a study. Researchers examined healthy patients ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents as safe and effective than bare-metal ones


November 20th, 2007 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 20(ANI): A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital has found that Drug-eluting stents are as safe and effective as traditional bare-metal stents when used in routine clinical ... Read more...

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