cardiac health

Bad fat could decline memory


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Certain types of fat are linked with deteriorating memory and mental functioning, says a new study. For instance, a 'bad' fat such as saturated fat or ... Read more...

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Daily soft drinks could affect cardiac health


April 4th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Children who consume soft drinks daily had narrow arteries at the back of their eyes, which could increase their chances of heart disease and high blood ... Read more...

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Exercise helps astronauts protect heart in space


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 23 (IANS) Astronauts who exercise regularly and intensively on extended space missions mitigated the effects of low-gravity environment on their cardiac health, a study reveals.Researchers reported these findings ... Read more...

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Trans fats can saddle you with belligerence


March 14th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Dietary trans fatty acids (dTFAs) may enhance taste but can leave you more irritable and belligerent, according to a new study.Based on a survey of 945 ... Read more...

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Blues invite re-hospitalization among cardiac patients


February 15th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (IANS) Heart attack patients given to depression may be re-hospitalised later for cardiac complications and chest pains and for longer stints as indoor patients than their ... Read more...

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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... Read more...

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New diagnostic system for heart patients in rural areas


August 6th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Heart patients in rural areas can now walk in for tests at their local clinics, which will be connected to a central hospital in a big ... Read more...

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White rice with goodness of brown cousin developed


February 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Scientists have refined the milling process to create a rice that has all the taste of white rice but many of the health benefits of the brown variety. ... Read more...

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Fruit fly study reveals molecular link between obesity, heart disease


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have created a simple model using fruitflies to link high-fat diet, obesity and heart dysfunction.They discovered that a protein called TOR influences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy marriage may prevent fatal strokes in men


April 9th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Are your wedding vows not reason enough for you to work towards a happy marriage? Research says a happy wedlock may help prevent fatal strokes in men. However, the ... Read more...

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Smoking cessation increases cardiac health later in life


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Smoking cessation significantly increases cardiac health later in life, says a new study from Tel Aviv University.The research found that quitting smoking after a heart attack has about ... Read more...

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Regular daily exercise doesn’t increase total sleep time


June 8th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): No matter how much a person works out during the day, their exertion fails to translate into increased total sleep time at night, according to a study.The researchers ... Read more...

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Marathon runners have normal hearts, finds Indo-Canadian researcher


May 18th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) An advanced cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) technology was used for the first time to peer into possible cardiac abnormalities of marathon runners and found none, in a ... Read more...

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Cardiac dysfunction experienced by marathon runners is temporary


May 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist has found that cardiac abnormalities observed in some marathon runners following competition are transitory, and do not result in damage to the heart muscle.Previous ... Read more...

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A good night’s sleep may help you lose weight


May 18th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Getting more sleep could help you shed those extra pounds, a study has suggested.According to the study, body mass index (BMI) is linked to length and quality of ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can be good for sexual prowess


December 10th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Forget lotions, oils and pills the best way to boost sexual prowess is exercise says a Turkish study that focused on swimming rats.Whats more, physical activity might ... Read more...

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Statins may cause crippling muscle problems


November 12th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The most popular cholesterol drugs may cause muscle problems in users, according to a leading researcher.There is accumulating evidence that the effect statins, which form a class ... Read more...

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Unstable workplace may up employees heart attack risk


October 24th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): An 18-year study from Finland has revealed that predictable workplaces are healthy because when employees feel ambiguous about their role in the organization and there is a ... Read more...

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Post heart attack depression ups death or hospital readmission risk


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): People who develop depression following a heart attack (myocardial infarction) or chest pain (angina) have an elevated risk of cardiac death or hospital readmission over the following ... Read more...

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Hundreds walk for a healthy heart in Gujarat


September 28th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people participated in a walkathon here Sunday to mark the World Heart Day.The age of participants ranged from an 8-year-old to a 70-year-old.The schoolchildren held placards ... Read more...

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Study confirms childhood, adolescent obesity influence cardiac health


May 12th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 12 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that childhood and adolescent obesity negatively impacts vascular endothelial function, which in turn is linked to cardiac health.Obesity is rapidly increasing ... 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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9/11 stress linked to increased risk of heart problems


January 8th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The stress brought on by the terrorist attacks on the twin towers of World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001 may be making Americans sicker, says a new ... Read more...

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