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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...

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Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes


May 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi's Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.A statement from the hospital chain said its ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth survives tumor size of a cricket ball


April 27th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It was a life-saving miracle for 22-year-old Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, who was operated upon at a hospital here for a tumor the size of ... Read more...

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Sikh caught drinking over Skype, kills cousin in Britain


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A Sikh stabbed his cousin in Britain during a heated row after being caught out while drinking by relatives in India over Skype, an inquest heard ... Read more...

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Take tea to avoid heart problems, diabetes


February 18th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) While many of us may remain undecided about how much is too much for us to take tea in a day, researchers have claimed drinking three ... Read more...

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Stent like device effective for removing blood clots


February 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An experimental stent-like device removed blood clots in stroke patients more effectively than standard mechanical treatment, a study reveals.Named SOLITAIRE, it has a self-expanding, stent-like design ... 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...

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Gene behind fatal abdominal aneurysm isolated


November 4th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a gene that spurs a fatal abdominal condition afflicting tens of thousands of people worldwide.An international team led by Matt Bown, vascular surgeon ... 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 way to treat heart blocks: Drug eluting balloon


September 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Drug eluting balloon (DEB) technology is a relatively newer and simpler way to treat heart blockages and experts say it is more effective and cheaper ... Read more...

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Taking apples daily keeps cardio risks at bay


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Taking apples daily is one way of keeping risks linked with cardio health at bay. Catherine Bondonno, doctoral student in pharmacology at the University of Western ... Read more...

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Researchers certify healing power of honey


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Honey has the power to heal wounds faster, besides making them smaller, says a new study.It has been used to treat wounds in humans since ancient ... Read more...

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Students invent device to minimise risks in dialysis


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Biomedical engineering students have invented a device to cut down the risk of infection, clotting and narrowing of blood vessels during dialysis.The device, implanted under the ... Read more...

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Even blowing nose could trigger stroke


May 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Something as simple as drinking coffee, making love, getting angry or even blowing your nose can trigger a deadly stroke, says a study. Seemingly harmless activities ... Read more...

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Leafy greens ‘could help protect vascular health’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that patients suffering from vascular disorders might benefit from leafy greens as it could help increase the availability of nitric oxide (NO).Disorders of the circulatory ... Read more...

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Heart saved through the wrist


March 13th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mar 13 (IANS) Paul Hope, who suffered a major heart attack in mid-February, was administered life-saving angioplasty through an incision in his wrist. Traditionally the procedure is performed through ... Read more...

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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...

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Humacyte Inc. researchers create artificial blood vessels


February 21st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have made a breakthrough in their bid to get replacement blood vessels that would help save patients.Researchers in Humacyte Inc., in Durham, North Carolina have ... Read more...

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Diet soda ups risk of vascular events; high salt intake linked to stroke


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Two separate studies have found that drinking diet soda may raise odds of vascular events and high salt consumption is associated with risk of ischemic strokes.Scientists say even ... Read more...

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Now a blood-vessel-busting 5000-calorie burger available in UK


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): An American-themed burger bar in Britain has come up with what has been termed as a blood-vessel-busting burger because of the 5000 calories contained in it.The burger stands ... Read more...

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Talwar stable, attacker blames emotions for the assault (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A day after being attacked outside a Ghaziabad court, murdered teenager Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar was stable even though doctors were unable to give details of his ... Read more...

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Rajesh Talwar in ICU, may be unable to work again (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen Aarushi, was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospital with multiple injuries Tuesday after a grievous attack on ... Read more...

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After attack, Talwar may be unable to work again


January 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen Aarushi, may be unable to work again as a dentist, his lawyer Rebecca John said Tuesday after the grievous attack on ... Read more...

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Enzyme may explain preeclampsia symptoms in pregnant women


January 5th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a significant increase of an enzyme in the blood vessels of pregnant women with preeclampsia could explain some of the symptoms associated with the ... Read more...

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Starfish could cure asthma, arthritis


December 10th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Starfish may soon provide treatment for inflammatory conditions such as asthma and arthritis, say experts.The slimy substance that coats the spiny starfish was 'better than Teflon' at stopping ... Read more...

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Starfish’s ’slimy goo’ may cure inflammation


December 10th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Starfish could hold the key to new treatment for inflammatory conditions such as asthma, hay fever and arthritis, believe scientists.The species they are interested in is the spiny ... Read more...

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Meet the man who goes temporarily blind every time he has sex


November 30th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A man, whose identity could not be revealed, was forced to seek medical help after temporarily losing his sight every time he had sex.As per the NCBI ... Read more...

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Scorpion sting could be used to stop heart bypass failures


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Researchers have said that an ingredient in a scorpion's sting could be used to stop heart bypasses failing.Margatoxin, from the venom of the Central American bark scorpion, proved ... Read more...

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Meta-analysis shows folic acid supplements not beneficial for heart


October 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new meta-analysis has shown that the use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular events, cancer or death over ... Read more...

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More strokes, fewer heart attacks with carotid stents: Study


October 12th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A meta-analysis of previously published studies has shown that for patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical ... Read more...

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How to cut the risks in multiple pregnancies


October 9th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers are investigating how to reduce the risks linked with multiple pregnancies.The complication rate during pregnancy with twins is about 40 percent.Women with multiple pregnancies often develop ... Read more...

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‘Lab on a chip’ micro rheometer to improve viscosity tests dramatically


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created a miniature device that can make complex viscosity measurements on sample sizes as small as a ... Read more...

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Second-hand smoke ‘triggers inflammatory response in lungs’


August 27th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Colorado-Denver have found that second-hand smoke triggers a complex inflammatory response in rat lungs.The team found that two months of exposure to second-hand ... Read more...

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Brit woman on trial for ‘kicking three-inch stiletto heel’ into boyfriend’s eye socket


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3(ANI): A British woman fractured her boyfriend's eye socket, and burst a blood vessel in his brain when she kicked him with a three-inch stiletto heel, a trial heard.The ... Read more...

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Cheers! Drinking red wine ‘can help you live longer’


July 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Drinking red wine can help people live a longer and healthier life, according to a new study.The study showed that a popular plant extract, found in the skin ... Read more...

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