circulatory system

Fasting develops smarter brain, shapelier you


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) If you want a smarter brain and a shapelier profile, fasting on alternate days might not be such a bad idea after all.Fasting has been seen ... Read more...

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Researchers clarify link between salt, hypertension


January 12th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Excessive salt intake might not cause high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension by exerting pressure on the arteries, reveals a study. "The erroneous concept has prevailed ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated after blast at chemical plant in southern China


November 24th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANGZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after a large explosion ripped through a warehouse at a chemical plant in southern China, state-run media reported.The explosion ... Read more...

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How stress in brain increases inflammatory, behavioral responses


May 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists from Ohio State University's Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research have discovered that a model of social stress can increase inflammation among brain cells, providing new insight into ... Read more...

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Third generation contraceptive pills much riskier


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women should reconsider use of the so-called third generation contraceptive pill to reduce the risk of a potential blood clot. Women taking ... Read more...

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Water management processes directly impacts our health: expert


February 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Changes to water systems affect the health and well-being of communities living within them, says a new study.For Margot Parkes at the University of Northern British Columbia, watersheds ... Read more...

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The reason behind failure of dialysis


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a protein implicated in the development of vascular diseases may also contribute to the failure of arteriovenous (AV) fistulas created for vascular access in ... Read more...

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Benefit of exercise in patients with hypertension insufficiently investigated


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new report has suggested that informative clinical studies are necessary to measure the implications of regular exercising on patients with increased blood pressure (hypertension).People with increased blood ... Read more...

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Risk of cardiovascular disease rises in winters


May 27th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): In winters, there is an increase in the rate of cardiovascular disease because many people don't know how to rug up against the cold, an Aussie study has ... Read more...

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Japanese scientist develops ‘painless’ injection


March 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): If you have always dreaded an injection, a Japanese researcher has given you a big reason to smile by developing a painless new vaccine delivery technique.Kanji Takada, a ... Read more...

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Take care with ‘energy shot’ drinks


March 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 1 (DPA) Overindulging in "energy shot" drinks can have consequences, warn consumer safety organisations. The shots are more concentrated per litre than standard energy drinks, warns the consumer centre of ... Read more...

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How body repairs itself when organs become diseased


February 27th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Rhode Island Hospital boffins have discovered how cells communicate with each other during times of cellular injury.The findings shed new light on how the body repairs itself ... Read more...

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How does the body heal itself?


February 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Unlocking the secrets of how the body heals itself, especially when organs become diseased, a new study shows that the presence of small particles known as microvesicles helps ... Read more...

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Two glasses of champagne good for your heart


December 31st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Drinking two glasses of champagne a day is good for your heart and blood circulation. "Drinking champagne has the potential to reduce the risks of suffering from cardiovascular ... Read more...

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New combo tool to look at baby’s health, heart in the womb


November 11th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) A maths model will peer into foetal health and heart accurately, giving the unborn baby better chances of survival and a healthy life. Ofer Barnea, biomedical engineer at ... Read more...

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Mermaid Girl Shiloh Pepin Dies


October 25th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Portland, Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shiloh Pepin, a 10 year girl who had gained recognition as the 'Mermaid Girl', as she suffered from a rare condition known as 'Mermaid Syndrome' ... Read more...

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Mermaid Girl: Shiloh The Enthusiast


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
This picture might seem very unusual to you, but it is a real picture of an 8 year old girl, Shiloh Pepin who was born with fused legs. Miraculously, she has ... Read more...

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Male hummingbirds move faster than fighter jets for love


June 10th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Male Anna's hummingbirds move faster than the fighter jets to impress potential mates, a new study has found.The study showed that during courtship flights, male hummingbirds sustain accelerations ... Read more...

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Kidney disease ups stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeat


March 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Chronic kidney disease can put patients with irregular heartbeat at an increased stroke risk, suggests a new study.Researchers from Kaiser Permanente have found that chronic kidney disease ... Read more...

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Breakthrough technique may help generate solid organs from stem cells


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Making a significant advance in the field of tissue engineering, scientists have developed a new technique that could help generate solid organs from stem cells in the ... Read more...

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Soybean product could help stave off Alzheimers


February 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A fermented food made from boiled soybeans, which is popular in Asian countries for its ability to protect against heart attacks, has shown promise in preventing the ... Read more...

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Scientists trying to tap liver to cure Alzheimer’’s disease


February 16th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI):It may soon be possible to treat the brains of patients with Alzheimer''s disease taking the aid of their livers, say researchers.In Alzheimer''s disease, the brain accumulates a ... Read more...

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Second conjoined Brit twin dies following separation surgery


December 27th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Conjoined twin Faith Williams passed away to be with her sister, Hope, on Christmas Day, three weeks after a separation surgery.The tiny girls had been born to ... Read more...

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8yr-old ”Mermaid Girl” born with fused legs survives more than 150 surgeries


December 15th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 15 (ANI): An eight-year-old girl, born with a rare medical condition that caused her legs to fuse together, has amazed doctors in US after surviving more than 150 surgeries.Shiloh ... Read more...

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Influenza vaccination may cut risk of blood clotting in veins


November 10th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that influenza vaccination can help reduce the risk of blood clots forming in veins by 26 percent Our study suggests for the first ... Read more...

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How breastfeeding transfers immunity to babies


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A research team at BYU-Harvard-Stanford has identified a molecule that is key to mothers ability to pass along immunity to intestinal infections to their babies through breast ... Read more...

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How maternal deaths following cesarean can be reduced


August 5th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Researchers have suggested a medical procedure that can lower the rate of maternal deaths following cesarean delivery.The study found that maternal deaths attributable to cesarean delivery could ... Read more...

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A daily cup of green tea can keep your heart hale and hearty


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A daily cup of green tea can help in preventing heart disease, a new study suggests.The study led by Athens Medical School in Greece has found that ... Read more...

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Now, underpants that can sense your blood pressure


May 20th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): All thanks to technology and the human mind, one day hardware-laden undergarments will be a necessity in every mans life. And the latest invention causing a shake ... Read more...

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Yale scientists explain how cancer spreads


April 30th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A new study from Yale University has provided an insight into how cancer spreads throughout the body.The team of researchers led by John Pawelek, from the Department ... Read more...

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Can we sense oxygen through our skin?


April 18th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Mice can sense oxygen through their skin, according to new research. The study shows that the skin plays a major role in sensing oxygen levels and in stimulating ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug may help fight cancer


March 14th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Indian researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a drug used to treat Parkinsons disease and other illnesses might also prove effective in treating cancer patients.The study ... Read more...

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Pulsing fibrous web to boost ailing hearts on the anvil


February 15th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
London, February 15 (ANI): UK researchers are testing how efficacious a pulsing fibrous web, which can be wrapped around the heart, may be in giving boost to ailing hearts.A team of ... Read more...

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Engineered blood vessels may soon be a reality


December 18th, 2007 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18(ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to induce cells to form parallel tube-like structures, opening the possibility of engineered blood vessels.The researchers believe that ... Read more...

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