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Sudden cardiac death tied to slower electrical currents


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 22 (IANS) Electrical impulses taking a few split seconds longer to traverse lower heart chambers might cause sudden cardiac death (SCD) among men, according to the latest study. ... Read more...

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ECG can also predict heart attacks


April 11th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Can a simple diagnostic test that measures a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks?Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco, found a higher risk of ... Read more...

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Odds of surviving heart attacks can be predicted


July 26th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Is it possible to predict whether someone is likely to survive or die suddenly from a heart attack? Yes, says a new study. Researchers found that ... Read more...

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Genetic code of sudden death cardiac killer cracked


October 26th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a sudden death cardiac killer.As a result, researchers in Newfoundland have developed a unique prevention program in which people with ... Read more...

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Intelligent hospital kiosk for quick health tests


August 19th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Global chip maker Freescale Technology has developed a low-cost intelligent hospital kiosk that enables patients to quickly check their health parameters and seek a physician's advice ... Read more...

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Seeing forest and trees could help detect heart problems


July 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Observing forests and trees could offer a rapid and precise way to diagnose heart problems, revealed a study by Indian researchers.C. Vimal and colleagues at the PSG College ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates heartbeat discovered


January 11th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): British scientists have uncovered the gene that regulates our heartbeat.The discovery of the "pacemaker gene" could lead to new drug treatments to avoid heart attacks and disease, say ... Read more...

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GE Healthcare unveils low-cost device for heart check-up


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) GE Healthcare, the $17-billion unit of General Electric, Monday unveiled a low-cost portable electrocardiogram (ECG) device for early detection of heart disease. "Our new device (MAC-i) is priced ... Read more...

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How to reduce patient radiation dose during CT angiography


September 21st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 21 (ANI): A new study suggests that prospective electrocardiogram (ECG) gating can significantly reduce the patient radiation dose delivered during computed tomography (CT) angiography, a common noninvasive technique used to ... Read more...

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The powerful are not compassionate, shows study (Lead)


December 18th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Can a powerful person be compassionate? The answer is no. They even have a weak desire to know or be friends with a distressed individual, according to a ... Read more...

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A powerful person cannot be compassionate


December 18th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Can a powerful person be compassionate? The answer is no as it may diminish his tendency to help others, according to a new study. Gerben A. van Kleef ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy beneficial for mother and baby


April 8th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Exercise during pregnancy has a positive effect on moms cardiovascular activity and also on their developing offspring, according to a new study.In the study, which was led ... Read more...

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