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Long work hours raise risk of heart disease

September 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80 percent, researchers say.The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back ... Read more...

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Turmeric lowers heart attack risk post surgery

April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Turmeric may help lower heart attack risk in people post bypass surgery, thanks to curcumin, the yellow pigment present in the spice which has antioxidant and ... Read more...

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Are Stents Safe For Narrowed Neck Arteries?

February 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent U.S. study found out an alternative for surgery. According to the study, people who have narrow neck arteries which might lead to stroke, can ... Read more...

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FDA To Launch New Investigation To Assess Heart Risks Posed By Avandia

February 23rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drug Administration of the United States has declared that for now, it is not yet necessary for those suffering from diabetes to quit ... Read more...

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BP drugs should be given to everyone over 55 to reduce heart attack, stroke risk

May 20th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Individuals aged 55 and above should be given blood pressure lowering drugs- even if their reading is normal, a London-based expert says.Epidemiology expert Professor Malcolm Law's research ... Read more...

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Being just a little pudgy can up heart failure risk by 49 percent

December 23rd, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): When it comes to keeping a healthy heart, even a little extra weight is dangerous, according to new findings.The findings are based on a major national study ... Read more...

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