cardiovascular function

Experts shed light on negative effects of cancer treatment on heart


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): An international group of experts takes an in-depth look at the ways in which cancer treatment profoundly impacts patients' cardiovascular function and can become a major detriment of ... Read more...

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Motion tracking technology to reduce injuries for older adults developed


August 11th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed technology to track motions while people exercise.The technology provides feedback to patients as they recover from injuries or illnesses ... Read more...

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New Motion Tracking Technology to reduce Injuries in the elderly


August 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new motion sensing technology developed by the researchers from the University of Missouri will help in reducing injuries in older people.University of Missouri researchers from the Sinclair ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency ‘ups risk of heart disease, stroke in black teens’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency is associated with arterial stiffness, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, in black teens, a new study has found."While we think of the ... Read more...

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Beware! Impotence could wreck your heart


May 20th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A significant proportion of men who suffer from impotence show early signs of coronary artery disease (CAD), warn experts. A new study shows that such men will often develop ... Read more...

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Study links impotence to heart risk


May 20th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): International experts have urged all men experiencing impotence to undergo thorough medical assessments, after it was shown that a significant proportion of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) exhibit ... Read more...

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Basu slightly better but critical, responding to calls (Roundup)


January 10th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's health condition marginally improved Sunday though he was still critical and on partial ventilator support in hospital, doctors attending on him said. ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu slightly better but critical, responding to calls (Lead)


January 10th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's health condition was marginally better Sunday though he was still critical and on partial ventilator support. The 95-year-old leader was responding to calls, ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu ’slightly better’, responding to calls


January 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The condition of Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu was a little better Sunday though he is still on partial ventilator support. The 95-year-old leader is responding to calls, ... Read more...

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Fatty deposits ‘can harm heart function’


November 14th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Fat accumulation in different body locations, such as around the heart and the aorta and within the liver, could lead to certain decreased heart functions, say researchers from ... Read more...

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Fatty deposits impair heart function


November 14th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Fat deposited around the heart and within the liver is likely to impair certain heart functions. The study by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has found that ... Read more...

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Right dose of omega-3 fatty acid identified


September 1st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A team of French scientists has identified just the right dose of DHA acid that prevents heart disease in healthy men. This study is the first to identify how ... Read more...

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How much omega-3 fatty acid is ‘just right’ for optimal heart health


September 1st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A team of French scientists has found how much DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 fatty acid, is required to prevent cardiovascular disease in healthy men.In a new study, ... Read more...

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10-minute exposure to smoke enough to unsettle your heart


April 17th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) All it takes is a 10-minute exposure to smoke from tobacco, cooking oil or wood to send your heart into an overdrive, according to a study. Accumulating evidence ... Read more...

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Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood harms cardiovascular system


April 17th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Only 10 minutes exposure of small doses of second-hand tobacco smoke or smoke from cooking oil and wood could adversely affect the cardiovascular function in both men and ... Read more...

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Demand for honey leaf picks up due to its anti diabetes properties


March 18th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi , Mar 18 (ANI): Stevia or honey leaf, known for its antidote properties against diabetes, is becoming popular as a cure for the disease in Varanasi ... Read more...

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Leptin behind obesity-related cardiovascular disease


November 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Ohio University has revealed that obesity raises levels of the hormone leptin, which can be a big threat to the cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Laugh your way to good health with laughter yoga


May 6th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): It starts with some chuckles, grows into giggles and then launches into belly laughs. And, when mixed with yoga, it becomes laughter yoga the fun way to ... Read more...

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New method may help prevent cardiac fibrosis


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An animal study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has revealed that a molecule called Epac plays a significant role in ... Read more...

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Sewer gas exposure sends mice into instant suspended animation


March 26th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A new study at Massachusetts General Hospital has revealed that low doses of the toxic gas Hydrogen sulfide, found in sewers, can safely and reversibly depress both ... Read more...

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Take a siesta to reduce your blood pressure


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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