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Painkillers could kill heart attack survivors early


September 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Popular painkillers such as ibuprofen can elevate chances of an early death among heart attack survivors, suggests a new study.Some of these drugs, available over the ... Read more...

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Now, a technique to regularise abnormal heartbeats


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Scientists have now discovered a technique to regularise abnormal heartbeats.A new freezing technology, called cryoablation, has shown promising results in normalising heartbeats after being tried out ... Read more...

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Sedentary officegoers face doubled clot-risk


May 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Sedentary routine of young officegoers may be doubling their risk of suffering from a dangerous blood clot, according to a new survey. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants doing more harm than good: Study


April 25th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Common anti-depressants seem to be doing patients more harm than good, says a new study."We need to be much more cautious about the widespread use of ... Read more...

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Snoring could spell serious trouble for us


April 1st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Snorers are three times more likely to suffer a potentially fatal blood clot, a new study has found.Patients diagnosed with the snoring-related condition -- sleep apnoea ... Read more...

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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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Nick Cannon suffers from autoimmune disease


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon, who was hospitalised with acute kidney failure after Christmas last year, has revealed he is suffering from an autoimmune disease.The kidney disease ... Read more...

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Model Danielle Lloyd hospitalised


February 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) British model Danielle Lloyd has been hospitalised due to some health issues, and she has thanked fans for supporting her during the crisis.The 28-year-old Lloyd was ... Read more...

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Are erratic heartbeats tied to unexplained strokes?


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Occasional erratic heartbeats seem to trigger about a fifth of unexplained strokes, while a third of the survivors leave hospital with the cause of their stroke ... Read more...

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Low iron levels tied to blood clot risk


December 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) People with low iron levels in their blood may have a higher risk of dangerous clots.A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited ... Read more...

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Michael Lohan to undergo heart surgery


November 26th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's father Michael is to undergo heart surgery after he complained of chest pain.The 51-year-old was rushed to Lee memorial Hospital in ... Read more...

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Saudi king to undergo back surgery


October 17th, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 17 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was Sunday admitted to a hospital in Riyadh for a back surgery, Xinhua reported.He was brought to King Abdulaziz ... Read more...

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Woman dies falling off high heel


October 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) A pub's landlady died after falling over in her high heels.Sian Thomas, 38, tumbled after catching her foot in the hem of her dress on a ... Read more...

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Strokes hit smokers earlier than others


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) Not only are smokers twice as likely to have strokes, they are almost a decade younger than non-smokers when they have them. Researchers studied 982 stroke ... Read more...

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Slightly high BP raises chances of stroke


September 29th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Even if your blood pressure (BP) is slightly elevated, you may be prone to a stroke, new research says.Prehypertension is a clinical category to describe patients ... Read more...

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New drug busts clot risks in joint replacement


September 19th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new pill that busts blood clot risks among older patients who have hip or knee replacements. Clinical trials, involving 8,000 patients who ... Read more...

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Dantewada attack accused dies


August 24th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 24 (IANS) A key accused in last April's Dantewada Maoist attack, in which 76 security personnel were killed, has died in a Chhattisgarh hospital, sources said Wednesday.Gangraj, 41, ... Read more...

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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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Ajit Jogi’s son airlifted to Delhi after mob attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) A special plane airlifted Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, Friday from Jabalpur to New Delhi after he sustained serious injuries in a ... Read more...

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Ajit Jogi’s son suffers serious head injuries, hospitalised


June 24th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, was rushed to a Jabalpur hospital with serious head injuries sustained in a mob attack, family sources Friday ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian doctor case: Attackers appeal sentence


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Four Australian men who attacked an Indian-origin doctor in 2008 - and were all sentenced to a combined prison term of 65 years - have now ... Read more...

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Study reveals that 1 in 7 strokes take place during sleep


May 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has identified that about 1 in 7 strokes happen during sleep. The find is significant because getting to the hospital early helps to save ... Read more...

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Probe in shop selling used surgical equipment


April 26th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Authorities at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) have initiated a probe into the incident of a leading chemist shop, situated inside its ... Read more...

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Shop inside medical institute sells used surgical equipment


April 24th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) A leading chemist shop, situated in the premises of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here, has come under scanner for selling used ... Read more...

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Third generation contraceptive pills much riskier


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women should reconsider use of the so-called third generation contraceptive pill to reduce the risk of a potential blood clot. Women taking ... Read more...

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New contraceptive pills ‘likelier to double blood clot risk’


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A U.S. study has found that newer brands of contraceptive pill may increase more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots compared with older types.It is known ... Read more...

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Eating 3 bananas a day could ’slash stroke risk by 21pc’


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.They said that having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one ... Read more...

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Common drug can reduce death due to bleeding


March 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Many lives are lost due to intense bleeding after an accident and treatment given within an hour is most critical. A common drug can effectively ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to tackle clot behind heart attack


March 17th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Thousands of lives could be saved every year, following a breakthrough in the understanding of heart disease. Researchers have discovered that a protein known to regulate ... Read more...

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Serena Williams goes see-through on post surgery return to spotlight


March 17th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Tennis ace Serena Williams was spotted wearing a 'revealing' black jump suit as she returned to the spotlight post-surgery on a girls' night out with some celebrity ... Read more...

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Serena Williams talks about ’scariest moment of her life’


March 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 10 (ANI): Tennis star Serena Williams, who underwent an emergency surgery to remove a blood clot in her lung, has described the experience as "the scariest moment in my ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills increase risk of vascular diseases among women(Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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I’m doing better, at home now: Serena Williams


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Tennis ace Serena Williams has assured her fans that she is recovering following emergency treatment to treat a blood clot in her lungs.Williams was taken ... Read more...

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Novel discovery could lead to new stroke therapy


February 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Scientists at Lund University have discovered a substance that opens up the possibility of treatment up to two days after a stroke.The opportunities to treat a stroke have ... Read more...

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