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New surgical procedure lowers blood pressure

January 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 18 (IANS) A minimally invasive surgical procedure called renal denervation can significantly lower blood pressure (BP) in patients who are unable to control it with drugs. The nearly ... Read more...

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Protein linked with heart failure discovered

May 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 24 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a protein switch which can trigger conditions culminating in heart failure, potentially opening the way for improved treatment.A study shows that the absence ... Read more...

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Cardiac rehab ‘can improve heart patients’ quality of life’

February 15th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have said that healthcare practitioners can increase the number of patients with heart disease referred to a cardiac rehabilitation program by ... Read more...

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India to be diabetes’ world capital by 2025: Expert

January 2nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) Eminent heart surgeon V.V.Bashi Saturday said India would be the world capital of diabetes by 2025. "Diabetes is a big factor for heart disease. Eighty percent of those who ... Read more...

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PM’s arrival puts Chandigarh on its toes

November 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Chandigarh Tuesday to attend two convocations and police were on high alert since morning with traffic snarls expected in the city ... Read more...

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Asia’s biggest naval academy designed by Chandigarh woman

January 8th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ezhimala (Kerala), Jan 8 (IANS) It is another feather in her cap. For Namita Singh, one of the leading architects in the country, it was a proud moment when Prime Minister ... Read more...

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New multi-speciality hospital ready in Ghaziabad

April 20th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) Ghaziabad will soon have a new multi-speciality hospital with a dedicated cardiac centre, which will have Indian and US doctors on its panel. Vinay Agrawal, chairman-cum-managing director of ... Read more...

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Dianas ex-Pak lover Dr Khan eyeing top post at Pak cardiac centre

March 15th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 15 (ANI): Late Princess Dianas ex-Pakistani lover Dr Hasnat Khan might soon get a plum posting in the soon-to-be set-up cardiac centre in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Constant sleep disruption can lead to heart and kidney disease

March 14th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre of the Toronto General Hospital have found that chronic sleep disruption can cause heart and kidney disease.Dr. Michael Sole, Cardiologist ... Read more...

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Turmeric may dramatically reduce chances of developing heart failure

February 22nd, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): One of the major spice in Indian food the yellow colored turmeric - may dramatically reduce the chances of developing heart failure, say researchers at the Peter Munk ... Read more...

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One drink of alcohol, wine relaxes heart but two drinks may do harm

February 13th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): One drink of alcohol or red wine is good for your heart and blood vessels. However, two drinks undo all the good work.The research was a real-time study ... Read more...

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