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Former Miss Puerto Rico is terminally ill


September 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Miss Puerto Rico 1985, Iris Matias, is suffering from terminal pulmonary hypertension which has left her bedridden and dependent on a machine connected to her ... Read more...

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New device removes clots from brain


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A new device that removes clots from the brain could be a game changer in the treatment of strokes, say researchers.In a recent clinical trial, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study reveals that obesity is bad for the brain


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is a form of condition that is considered to have demerits because it is dangerous. It is a condition whereby one becomes oversize and a ... Read more...

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Study reveals that “Eating egg yolks is as ‘bad as smoking’”


August 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintenance of ones’ health is very important; you should always make sure that you watch on your diet, do the workout routines and perform any other activity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Uddhav undergoes angioplasty, is ‘absolutely fine’


July 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Friday underwent an angioplasty procedure and all three blockages in his arteries were successfully removed after nearly three hours, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Weight loss lowers diabetics’ risk of heart attacks


May 4th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) If obese people with Type 2 diabetes lose even six kilos, it will reduce their arterial stiffness by 20 percent and also the risk of heart ... Read more...

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City dwellers face double risk of heart disease


April 27th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) People residing in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble upon electrical property of arteries


January 31st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Unravelling a facet of the heart's mysterious workings, scientists have stumbled upon electrical property in arteries not seen before in mammalian tissues. Scientists found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Researchers clarify link between salt, hypertension


January 12th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Excessive salt intake might not cause high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension by exerting pressure on the arteries, reveals a study. "The erroneous concept has prevailed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Black tea is beneficial for health


December 31st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) While many people prefer being cautious about taking too much tea at home or workplace, researchers now suggest that by taking three cups a day one ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

MRI scan ‘better’ than invasive tests for heart patients


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A five-year study by the University of Leeds involving 752 patients has shown that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a more reliable way of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A jab could lower cholesterol by two-thirds


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Harmful cholesterol could be reduced by 64 percent with a single injection. It could potentially be used for those who don't respond well to statins, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians beware - smoking can cause arthritis (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Anshuman Batra, 37, a habitual smoker, always wanted to kick the butt. What finally compelled him to give up cigarettes after 20 years was arthritis ... Read more...

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Zardari undergoes angiography, is fine


September 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari underwent an angiography at a hospital in Britain where doctors gave him a clean bill of health, it was reported here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tarsem may live with shrapnel and nails


September 10th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Tarsem Singh bitterly looks at his heavily-bandaged thighs when he comes out of long spells of unconsciousness at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. His wife ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Living with shrapnels and nails that may never come out


September 10th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Tarsem Singh bitterly looks at his heavily-bandaged thighs whenever he comes out of long spells of unconsciousness at the capital city's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fat around heart promotes cardiac disease


August 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Scientists have unearthed more evidence to show that fatty deposits around the heart, more than the warped body mass index (BMI), promote thickening of arteries.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

20-minute treatment for blood pressure on the anvil


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soon, patients suffering from high blood pressure will be able to get long-term treatment for the lifestyle-related disorder in a span of 20 minutes, experts ... Read more...

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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

What makes for more healthy eggs?


August 4th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Eggs, one of the most popular edible items in the world, have always been mired in controversy. Research by Niva Shapira of Tel Aviv University indicates ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health


May 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, 'bad cholesterol', or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), is also vital for our well being.LDL is referred to as the 'bad' cholesterol because it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids watching TV for hours? Beware of health risks


April 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Six-year olds who spend most of their time watching TV could end up with narrower arteries in the eyes, increasing their chances of heart disease, high ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vitamin D levels linked with health of blood vessels


April 4th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The lack of Vitamin D, even in generally healthy people, is linked to stiffer arteries and the inability of blood vessels to relax.The results of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vitamin D deficiency linked to high BP, stiffer arteries


April 4th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): People with lower levels of vitamin D are more likely to have stiffer arteries and an inability of blood vessels to relax, according to a new study.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vitamin D deficiency linked to stiff arteries


April 4th, 2011 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Vitamin D deficiency in people could result in stiffer arteries, says a study.The results add to evidence that lack of vitamin D can lead to impaired ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stretchy patch could help repair wounded skin, damaged arteries


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have come up with a synthetic elastic patch to encourage healing in wounded skin or damaged arteries.Usually, severe burns or damaged arteries are treated by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obese kids having cholesterol levels of 50-year-olds


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Overweight kids are developing cholesterol levels usually found in 50-year-olds.Experts from Great Ormond Street Hospital said obese children as young as eight were also being referred ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Comfort food’ soothes, but at the cost of health


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The next time you reach out for macaroni, cheese or meatloaf when you feel low, give it a second thought. Because researchers say while comfort food ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Comfort food’ can actually fight loneliness


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has found that 'comfort foods' such as mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, meatloaf may be bad for your arteries, but they are good for your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret of vital organs’ elasticity unravelled


March 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the secrets of elastin, the protein that gives our vital organs their ability to expand and contract. The elastin around our lungs, for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Salt in a single meal can affect blood flow


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) It takes a mere 30 minutes for a single salty meal to constrict the blood flow in your arteries. Scientists tested how quickly salt had a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study finds secret behind humans’ near-perfect tissue elasticity over a lifetime


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Scientists have revealed how evolution has triumphed by giving human tissues their elastic properties that will last a lifetime.Scientists from the University of Manchester have discovered the shape ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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