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Snoring could spell serious trouble for us


April 1st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Snorers are three times more likely to suffer a potentially fatal blood clot, a new study has found.Patients diagnosed with the snoring-related condition -- sleep apnoea ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills increase risk of vascular diseases among women(Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Sitting too long at work can be fatal


November 7th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 7 (ANI): Working longer hours at a desk job might impress your boss, but it's definitely not good for your health, says a new research.A new Kiwi research proposed that ... Read more...

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Thigh-high surgical stockings ‘best in fight against DVT’


September 21st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has discovered that replacing knee-high socks with thigh-high surgical stockings while treating patients in hospital can reduce life-threatening clots.Scientists at the University of Edinburgh concluded ... Read more...

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Statins cut risk of clot-related diseases


May 17th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): People at risk for clot related diseases may benefit from cholesterol lowering drugs called statins, according to a new University of Connecticut study."Previous clinical studies have indicated statins ... Read more...

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Statins reduce risk of clot-related diseases


May 17th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) People likely to face clot-related diseases may benefit from common cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, says a new study. "In our study, we aimed to analyse and ... Read more...

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Heparin-compression combo may help prevent deep vein thrombosis


October 8th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): A team of Cochrane Researchers says that combining short periods of leg compression with medications like heparin can be helpful in significantly decreasing a patients risk of ... Read more...

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New therapy offers safe, effective treatment of deep vein thrombosis


January 30th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A pilot study suggests that a novel treatment for blood clots in the legs is safe and effective.Published in the journal Radiology, the study showed that deep ... Read more...

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Frequent fliers run risk of life-threatening blood clots, confirms study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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