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New blood test to diagnose heart attacks


September 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A possible new blood test based on the presence of a protein released after a heart attack, could help diagnose an attack, new research suggests.Loyola ... Read more...

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‘Telehealth’ monitoring system to send body organs’ updates to your phone


October 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new type of wireless body area network (BAN) has been unveiled that can keep a check on the function of vital body organs and warn the patients ... Read more...

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Social rejection puts the brakes on your heart


September 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has found that being rejected by another person makes your heart rate drop for a moment.Research has shown that the brain processes physical and ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton had no anaesthetic for recent heart operation


March 5th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has revealed he had no anaesthetic for his recent heart operation at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital."I didn't have any anaesthesia or any sedatives. ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton says TV interview gave him indication to his heart problem


February 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 19(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton, who recently underwent a successful heart operation at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, said he had realized that something was seriously wrong to his ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton would ‘have had a heart attack at some point’ without surgery


February 12th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton would 'have had a heart attack at some point' without surgery, a source at the New York-Presbyterian Columbia Hospital said.Clinton, who was hospitalised ... Read more...

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Heart patients using herbal remedies may be at risk


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Many of today's popular herbal supplements, including St. John's wort, ginkgo biloba, garlic and even grapefruit juice can pose serious risks to people who are taking medications for ... Read more...

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Herbal remedies ‘adversely affect heart patients taking meds’


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Herbal supplements such as St. John's wort, gingko biloba, garlic and even grapefruit juice may adversely affect people taking medications for heart disease.The use of these products is ... Read more...

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Innovative scanner to speed up diagnosis of heart problems


January 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Due to its unprecedented sensitivity to magnetic fluctuations, a portable magnetometer will help diagnose heart problems in foetuses, much faster than ultrasound, ECG (electrocardiogram) and existing cardiac magnetometers. ... Read more...

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Home of MJ’s personal doc raided


July 29th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Police and federal agents have searched the home of Michael Jackson's personal physician as part of their investigation into the singer's death.The search was done following reports ... Read more...

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Predicting when a heart attack will occur accurately


April 28th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Thanks to new research by Sharon Zlochiver, a biomedical engineer at Tel Aviv University (TAU), there's hope for potential heart attack victims. Zlochiver can not only predict when ... Read more...

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Novel imaging technology reveals ’silent’ heart attack prevalence


April 21st, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Individuals are often stunned when they undergo routine tests and find that they have had a heart attack. Now, a new research suggests that the so-called "silent" attacks ... Read more...

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10 genes linked with sudden cardiac death identified


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Scientists, co-led by an Indian-origin researcher, have identified 10 genes associated with sudden cardiac death (SCD), which is usually caused by irregular heart rhythms.Goncalo Abecasis, associate professor ... Read more...

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Indian-led study finds clues to sudden death of healthy people


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 23 (IANS) An Indian-born, Kolkata-educated scientist at Johns Hopkins University and his fellow researchers have found an answer to sudden death of healthy people, including athletes. Describing it as sudden ... Read more...

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More than two glasses of wine a day can cause heart trouble for women


December 3rd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Women who have more than two glasses of wine a day are at a risk of developing a potentially fatal heart problem, a new study has found.The ... Read more...

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Routine clinical assessment as effective as ECGs for heart disease prediction


November 14th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that ECG (electrocardiogram) tests, which are commonly given to people with suspected angina to predict the likelihood future of heart disease, have limited accuracy. Angina ... Read more...

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World’’s most endangered big cat spotted in Russia


October 31st, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): A team of researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Biology and Soils (IBS) captured and released a female ... Read more...

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Rare disease, hyperactivity behind Michael Phelps phenomenal success


August 16th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 16 (ANI): With seven Olympic gold medals to his credit, Michael Phelps has become the perfect swimming machine. However, his freakish abilities have become a mystery for many.Now, ... Read more...

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Nigerian reporter hit by paralysis while covering Olympics


August 7th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) A Nigerian journalist, covering the Olympics, was hit by paralysis here Thursday while he was filing a report at the Olympic Main Press Centre (MPC). The reporter, named ... Read more...

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Now, Cardiomobile to keep a tab on heart attack rehab patients


July 18th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 18 (ANI): Scientists at Queensland University of Technology''s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation have developed a unique ''Cardiomobile'' monitoring system that acts as a mini ECG, helping ... Read more...

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Taser shot cures mans irregular heartbeat


May 28th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): A hospitalised man who had developed an irregular heartbeat reverted to a normal rhythm after being shot with a Taser gun, according to a medical report.The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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New anti-clotting drug cuts death risk by a third during angioplasty


May 24th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A recent research has found that a new clot-preventing drug called bivalirudin is much more effective than existing drugs at preventing clot formation during primary angioplasty for ... Read more...

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Energy drinks may pose risks for high blood pressure, heart disease patients


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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Tiny multi-purpose sensor to detect weak magnetic fields


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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