congestive heart failure

Air pollution increases risk of repeat heart attack


June 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 6 (IANS) Air pollution elevates risk of repeat heart attacks besides other major health risks linked with respiratory infections, lung cancer and heart disease, a study says. ... Read more...

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Antioxidants show promise in treating infertility


July 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Antioxidants have shown promise in treating infertility both in men and women, including erectile dysfunction (ED), say researchers. Fertility problems are often an early indicator of ... Read more...

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Taylor’s house on sale for $8.6 million


May 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Late Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor's California home has been put up for sale for $8.6 million.Taylor lived in the 1960s ranch-style house in Bel Air ... Read more...

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Cardiac drug, digoxin, could lower risk for prostate cancer


April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that heart drug, digoxin, could be a possible therapy for prostate cancer after using a combination of laboratory science and epidemiology.The scientists found that men ... Read more...

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Heart drug cuts prostate cancer risk


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Men using the cardiac drug digoxin were found to have a 24 percent lower risk for prostate cancer. Digoxin, made from the foxglove plant, has been ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s love letters to go under the hammer


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Sixty passionate love letters written by Elizabeth Taylor to her first love William Pawley are to be auctioned following the Hollywood legend's death last month.The letters, penned in ... Read more...

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How Colin Farrell, Liz Taylor became friends


March 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Irish actor Colin Farrell has explained how he became friends with the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor.Farrell attended the funeral of the screen icon last week, who died of ... Read more...

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‘Angels’ of Forest Lawn guarding Liz Taylor


March 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's casket was laid to rest in a very special place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.Taylor, 79, who died last Wednesday of congestive heart failure, ... Read more...

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Rest in peace Elizabeth Taylor, Bollywood celebs tweet


March 24th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor's death Wednesday left many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Madhur Bhandarkar mourning for the "beautiful", "iconic" and ... Read more...

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Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor dead at 79


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor died at a hospital in southern California on early Wednesday morning, her publicist said. She was 79.Publicist Sally Morrison said Taylor died at ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug can raise heart disease risk by 25 percent


March 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Diabetes drug Avandia, which has been used by at least 50,000 people in Britain, increases the risk of heart disease by 23 percent and the risk ... Read more...

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Drug used to treat type 2 diabetes linked to heart problems


March 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): A new study has added to mounting evidence that rosiglitazone - a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes - is associated with an increased risk of major ... Read more...

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Newly identified spider toxin may help treat pain, human diseases


March 10th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California have discovered that a newly identified spider toxin may help uncover novel ways of treating pain and human diseases.Spider venom toxins are ... Read more...

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Liz Taylor planning tell-all from beyond the grave


March 6th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Elizabeth Taylor, who is struggling from congestive heart failure, wants her life story in her own words to be published after her death.The actress, who was married eight ... Read more...

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Taylor’s health improving: Representative


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor, who was admitted to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre earlier this month with symptoms of heart failure, is improving."Elizabeth Taylor's doctors continue to ... Read more...

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Diseased heart valve replaced through small hole in the leg


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Physicians in the US have implanted a new investigational heart valve in a patient through a small puncture hole in the leg.Dale Wilber, 69-year-old retiree from Arkansas, had ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor on road to recovery


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor's health is improving after she was rushed to hospital for congestive heart failure."Since being admitted, there has been steady improvement in her condition, ... Read more...

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Moderate-to-heavy alcohol intake may increase risk of abnormal heart rhythm


February 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that moderate to heavy alcohol intake may increase risk of atrial fibrillation (AF).AF is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). Atrial ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor to remain in hospital


February 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14(IANS) Veteran Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor will remain in hospital for the next few days because of symptoms caused by congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old actress was admitted to Cedars-Sinai ... Read more...

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor being treated for heart failure


February 13th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Screen legend Dame Elizabeth Taylor is being treated in a hospital in Los Angeles for congestive heart failure.The star, who will turn 79 later this month, looked frail ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor hospitalised


February 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalised for monitoring the symptoms caused by congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles earlier ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor hospitalised after heart failure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Actress Elizabeth Taylor has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital to treat symptoms of congestive heart failure.The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the "ongoing ... Read more...

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Change in heart rate keeps bears healthy while hibernating: Study


February 8th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): It seems hibernating is much more complicated than one might think.A new study has provided crucial insight into the mysteries of the hibernating heart of a bear.It found ... Read more...

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Platelet-rich plasma ‘a promising treatment for heart attacks’


January 18th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Platelet-rich plasma is a promising biologic treatment for myocardial infarction (heart attack), according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has already been identified ... Read more...

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Splitting pills in half is dangerous


January 7th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Splitting tablets into two or more parts is potentially dangerous and could lead to people taking the wrong dose, warns researchers.There could be serious consequences, especially with pills ... Read more...

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Splitting tablets a potentially dangerous practice: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Belgium researchers have warned that splitting pills is a potentially dangerous practice.Their study points out that the practice could have 'serious consequences' for patients, especially with tablets that ... Read more...

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‘Sound of Music’ associated Von Trapp family member dies age 97


December 30th, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): Agathe von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for the famous musical movie --.The Sound of Music --. has ... Read more...

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Boosting key brain chemical cuts fatigue in mice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have 'engineered' a mouse that can run on a treadmill twice as long as a normal mouse by increasing its supply of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter essential for ... Read more...

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Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

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Proteins regulating water retention in salt-sensitive hypertension identified


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new research has found that two proteins in the brain act as valves to turn the hormone that regulates water retention in the body.These findings by the ... Read more...

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How sex hormones influence right heart function


October 20th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed human sex hormones influence the structure and function of the right ventricle (RV) of the heart.The researchers found that in women receiving hormone ... Read more...

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Women can escape heart disease, if they are regular to dentist


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Women, who pay regular visits to dentist, can curb their visits to cardiac surgeon, as a new study states that if a woman takes proper dental care, she's ... Read more...

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Arthur Penn, Noted Filmmaker Passes Away At 88


September 30th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrated filmmaker Arthur Penn who was nominated for the coveted Academy awards thrice in his life passed away on Tuesday at 88. The director ... Read more...

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‘Bonnie and Clyde’ director Arthur Penn dies at 88


September 30th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Director Arthur Penn has died, a day after his 88th birthday.The legendary director's daughter Mollu Penn confirmed that the legendary director, who was best known for making 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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New scaffold designed to fix a broken heart


August 10th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed a scaffold that supports the growth and integration of stem cell-derived cardiac muscle cells-a feat that offers hope for achieving what the body can't do- ... Read more...

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