arterial disease

Sitting for long periods can cause heart problem

July 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Something as simple as sitting for long periods in one posture daily is fraught with grave risks, especially for women. Such women are two to three ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh says that doctors found nothing wrong with him

January 3rd, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio show host Rush Limbaugh has said that the doctors didn’t find anything wrong with him. He was hospitalized earlier this week in Hawaii, with ... Read more...

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Novel computer model to pave way for safer stents

December 3rd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed new computer models to predict physiologically realistic drug delivery patterns from stents in branched arterial vessels.Scientists including Elazer ... Read more...

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Exposure to several common infections over time linked to stroke risk

November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that cumulative exposure to five common infection-causing pathogens is linked to an increased risk of stroke.Known risk factors for stroke include high ... Read more...

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Aspirin does not prevent heart attacks in diabetics

October 17th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Aspirin does not prevent heart attacks in people with diabetes, suggests Scottish research.The British Medical Journal reported that aspirin should only be given to patients with established ... Read more...

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Does a gene cause smoking addiction?

April 4th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) A genetic variation could prompt craving for smoking and increasing chances of lung cancer and arterial disease, according to an international study. The study covered 3,700 people from ... Read more...

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