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Screening can detect potentially serious heart conditions in healthy kids


March 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death.A pilot study in healthy ... Read more...

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GE Healthcare to make more diagnostic devices in India (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Global medical equipment major GE Healthcare will roll out more innovative diagnostic devices for the growing wellness market in the country, a senior executive said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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GE Healthcare to invest $50 mn in India on new products


March 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Global medical devices major GE Healthcare will invest $50 million (Rs.225 million) in India to roll out more diagnostic products for the growing domestic market, a ... Read more...

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Heart failure patients admitted to general wards more likely to die


January 18th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has found that heart failure patients admitted to general wards are twice as likely to die as those admitted to cardiology wards.The national heart failure ... Read more...

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Mumbaikar gets new life after first-of-kind heart surgery (With Images)


March 31st, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) A 39-year-old Mumbaikar secured a new lease of life, thanks to the repair of a severe aortic valve leakage in his heart by a team of medicos ... Read more...

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Man gets new life after first-of-kind surgery (Lead) (With Images)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Dipesh Shah suffered from a major heart problem and doctors described his case as "extremely rare" with a risk of developing permanent infections. But 39-year-old ... Read more...

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Mumbaikar gets new life after first-of-kind heart surgery


March 31st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) A 39-year-old Mumbaikar secured a new lease of life, thanks to the repair of a severe aortic valve leakage in his heart by a team of medicos ... Read more...

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Scientists tracking biomarkers of pulmonary hypertension


December 31st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Scientists from Johns Hopkins Children's Centre are conducting a study to identify several biomarkers for idiopathic pulmonary hypertension (IPH).IPH is a progressive and highly lethal condition in children ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may mend broken hearts


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells could help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack, reveals a new study.According to results from the Phase I study, stem cells from donor ... Read more...

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Malay Indian MP to move motion on HINDRAF leaders medical condition


May 3rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Karpal Singh, the Malay Indian Member of Parliamentb representing the Bukit Gelugor constituency, has said that he will move a motion on Tuesday to discuss HINDRAF ... Read more...

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