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Brain chemical boosts memory, could treat Alzheimer’s

January 27th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Scientists have identified a key chemical that boosts memory, potentially opening the way to newer treatments for Alzheimer's.In a series of experiments, Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New drug could reduce heart failure risk by 25pct

August 30th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 30 (ANI): A new drug that can lower the chance of a heart failure by 25 percent could bring substantial changes to standard treatment, according to a new research.The drug, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indo-Canadian scientist awarded by American Heart Association

November 13th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The American Heart Association has awarded eminent Indo-Canadian scientist Salim Yusuf with its Clinical Research Prize for 2008 in recognition of his work in the field of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Metoprolol during surgery raises death and stroke risk

May 13th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that although beta-blocker drugs might help prevent heart attacks during surgery, they do have a possibility of increasing the risk of death ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genetic variation mimics drugs frequently used to treat heart failure

April 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Scientists at University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a genetic variant, GRK5, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beta-blocker drugs target the brain to treat heart failure

March 26th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 26 (ANI): Heart failure patients are routinely given drugs known as beta-blockers to boost cardiac performance and reduce the risk of death. These drugs were thought work directly ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |