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Ex-army man guns down Delhi doctor, held (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A cardiologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the national capital was shot dead here early Wednesday by a former army man who claimed to ... Read more...

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Assad’s father-in-law gives advice on covering up violence


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British resident Fawas Akhras, a cardiologist by profession and the father-in-law of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been giving advice to the leader on how to ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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‘Coke Studio@MTV 2′ focuses on India’s musical diversity


June 27th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) When you spot a middle-aged Sikh swaying and dancing to an Assamese folk number, you know music knows no language. That's just what the second ... Read more...

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Living alone spells higher mortality risk for heart patients


June 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Living alone could hasten one's death, especially among those who have suffered heart attack and stroke, says a new study. Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers ... Read more...

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Smoking hasten cardiac problems, cancer in youngsters (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Abhishek Shetty led the typical life of a young employee in an IT company. A regular smoker, the 32-year-old had a hectic schedule, odd sleeping ... Read more...

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Beware! Passive smoking riskier than you think (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) For all those smokers out there, chances are you're not thinking about your child, spouse or others around you when you light up a cigarette. ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 80, runs half marathon in US


May 28th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy, who turns 80 June 1, is running again after a gap of over six months, this time by participating ... Read more...

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Regular jogging may increase longevity


May 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Regular jogging can add up more than six years to male life expectancy and 5.6 years to women's longevity, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen ... 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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City dwellers face double risk of heart disease


April 27th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) People residing in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who ... Read more...

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Livorno footballer dies of heart attack


April 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 15 (IANS) All Italian football matches scheduled for the weekend were suspended after Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini died of a heart attack during a Serie B match.A crowd ... Read more...

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High and low dose aspirin can protect heart


March 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Aspirin can prevent heart attacks, both in high and low doses, says a new study.The World Health Organisation's latest figures show that 17 million people die ... Read more...

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Beware of cholesterol tests, warns cardiologist


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A leading cardiologist here warns that cholesterol tests done in pathological laboratories in India rely on readings that do not help doctors judge a patient's ... Read more...

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Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

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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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Maharashtra governor recovering from arterial surgery


January 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, who underwent an arterial surgery to remove a clot in his left artery, is making excellent progress and has been shifted ... Read more...

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Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor


December 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Chandigarh doctor’s death


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) A leading private cardiologist, who was last year convicted by a court for abetting the suicide of his doctor wife in 2005, was found dead under ... Read more...

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Jackson’s doctor gets four-year jail term


November 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Late pop star Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray was Tuesday sentenced to four years in prison on a charge of "involuntary manslaughter".Before announcing ... Read more...

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Pakistani actress marries US surgeon


November 17th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistani actress Reema Khan, who started her film career in 1990, has married a surgeon in the US, it was reported here.Reema Khan married American ... Read more...

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CBI asks about sacked Rajasthan minister’s health


November 17th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) A report on the health condition of sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna who is alleged to be linked to missing nurse Bhanwari Devi was given to ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson doctor found guilty of manslaughter


November 8th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) A court jury in Los Angeles Monday found pop superstar Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's anaesthetic-induced death.The ... Read more...

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Seven things to live up to 100 years


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) People can live up to 100 years if they take care of seven simple things in everyday life, a leading cardiologist has claimed.Clyde Yancy, a Canadian ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in ICU after falling ill in jail


October 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) Jailed former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will be in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the state-run Sri Jayadeva hospital here for the next ... Read more...

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MJ Death Trial: Cardiologist alleges that Conrad Murray hid important information


October 4th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC News has reported that none of the bottles of propofol that was found at the house of Michael Jackson actually had the fingerprint of the ... Read more...

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Doctor fired for being a Peeping Tom


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A cardiologist in Britain has been sacked for secretly filming two female colleagues while showering.Vivek Balliga, 33, installed spy cameras in his and a female colleague's ... Read more...

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Free medical treatment for Anna


September 1st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare was not billed for his four-day treatment at a Gurgaon hospital, an aide said Thursday. The 74-year-old social reformer was admitted to the ... Read more...

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Inner power helped Anna: Trehan


August 28th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) As Anna Hazare broke his 12-day fast Sunday, eminent cardiologist Naresh Trehan said it was his inner power that helped him sustain for so ... Read more...

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I will die but won’t take drips, says Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday night refused to be given saline drips and asked his supporters at the Ramlila ground to prevent the government from forcibly shifting ... Read more...

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India opens high-altitude military research centre in Kyrghyzstan (With image)


July 5th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India Tuesday opened a mountain biomedical research centre in Kyrghyzstan to help better the lives of both military personnel and civilians, making it the first ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 79, completes 111th marathon


June 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June12 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 110th marathon in the inaugural Carmel Marathon Championship in Indiana with a timing of 6 hours 30 ... Read more...

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Chandigarh girl tops medical exntrance test


May 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Chandigarh girl Harsimar Kaur has made the city proud by securing the top rank in the All India Pre-Medical Entrance Examination Test (AIPMT) conducted by the ... Read more...

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Doctor held for cheating


May 28th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A 42-year-old doctor was arrested in west Delhi for selling a property to different customers and allegedly duping them of Rs.3.5 crore, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Court comes to rescue of six-year-old heart patient


May 27th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Coming to the rescue of a six-year-old boy suffering from critical heart disease, the Delhi High Court Friday directed state government-run G.B. Pant Hospital to ... Read more...

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