cardiac diseases

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead, youngest son takes over (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, the 69-year-old supreme leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, died Saturday during a train journey. His youngest son was made the "great successor", the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-il is dead (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, North Korea's top leader who ambitiously pursued a nuclear weapons programme, died Saturday during a train journey "from a great mental and physical ... Read more...

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South Korea on high alert after Kim’s death


December 19th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 19 (IANS) South Korea was in a state of high alert Monday following the death of North Korea's top leader Kim Jong-il. Soon after the North Korea's official ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies on train (Lead, changing dateline)


December 19th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died Saturday during a train journey "from a great mental and physical strain". He was 69, the country's official KCNA news ... Read more...

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Frog embryos may harbour human heart health secrets


April 24th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 24 (ANI): Research on frog embryos has shed new light on the process of tissue formation in the human heart, which can help understand cardiac diseases like DiGeorge syndrome.The study ... Read more...

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Heart risks increase but people ignorant (World Heart Day is Sep 26)


September 25th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Changing lifestyles and decreasing physical activities are posing greater risks of heart attacks, but nearly 76 percent people have never done a cardiac check to assess ... Read more...

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Maths helping re-design stents for better results


August 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Stents are to angioplasty what blood is to life. Building better versions can ensure better results in cardiac diseases. Stents are tiny mesh tubes made from metal alloys ... Read more...

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Seeing forest and trees could help detect heart problems


July 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Observing forests and trees could offer a rapid and precise way to diagnose heart problems, revealed a study by Indian researchers.C. Vimal and colleagues at the PSG College ... Read more...

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Tobacco control is most cost-effective way to prevent cancer


February 4th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
By Professor (Dr) Rama Kant (CNS) Most public health programmes of the Government of India are directed towards communicable diseases such as malaria, filaria, polio, tuberculosis and leprosy etc. The occurrence of certain ... Read more...

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Heart disease at 30? Blame lifestyle (World Heart Day is on Sep 27)


September 26th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) If you binge on junk food, smoke and don't exercise, you are at risk of developing heart diseases in your thirties. According to doctors, about 46.9 million ... Read more...

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CT scans safe, efficient for chest pain diagnosis


May 16th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Screening with coronary computerized tomographic angiography (CTA) is a safe and effective way to rule out serious cardiovascular disease in patients who come to hospital emergency rooms with ... Read more...

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Coronary calcium testing offers non-invasive method to predict future heart ailments


March 27th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
London, March 27 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Irvine say that they have identified a very practical and non-invasive procedure to predict future heart attack and heart disease.In ... Read more...

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