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Extreme heat, cold can trigger fatal heart attacks


September 19th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Extremes of temperatures during heat waves or cold spells could trigger premature deaths from heart attacks, according to a new study by Australian researchers.The findings are ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate reduces risk of cardiac fatalities


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Daily consumption of dark chocolate reduces risks of fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, new research says. Monash University researchers showed that dark chocolate's blood pressure-and cholesterol-lowering ... Read more...

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FIFA moves to prevent on-pitch cardiac arrests


May 26th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 26 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA 's medical experts said they wanted a defibrillator at every game at FIFA tournaments as well as players to undergo medical ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Passenger dies, mob blocks Amritsar railway station


March 20th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 20 (IANS) A mob made up mostly of farmers Tuesday blocked train tracks at the Amritsar railway station after a passenger suffered a fatal heart attack, police said."One ... Read more...

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Man dies minutes after scaling Mt Kilimanjaro


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A 69-year-old Briton collapsed and died just minutes after fulfilling a life-long ambition to climb Africa's highest mountain peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Businessman Alistair Cook had just sent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Menopause not linked to heart attack


September 6th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Ageing alone explains increasing number of deaths among women, which has nothing to do with the hormonal impact of menopause, researchers say. The findings by Johns ... 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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Simon Cowell’s mom ‘wants him slow down’ on his workload


April 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell's motheris concerned over his heavy workload and has urged him to take it easy.The 51-year-old X Factor king is taking the hit show to ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s mother urges him to slow down


April 11th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell's mother is worried about his hectic schedule and has urged him to take it easy.The 51-year-old is taking talent hunt show "The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cause of fatal inflammation of the heart muscle found


March 30th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists have found that inflammations of the heart muscle are caused by attacks of a specific type of immune cells.These immune cells attack the body's own tissue ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Passions rise in Kashmir ahead of Mohali clash


March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) As archrivals India and Pakistan gear for a face-off in the cricket World Cup semi-finals in Mohali Wednesday, passions are running high among the ardent ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Placebos or sham treatment still effective


March 15th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) The placebo effect is so powerful that doctors are still relying on the age-old trick to get the mind into healing us. Not so long ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Protein that could be new target to reduce damage after heart attack identified


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers have identified a protein that plays a key role in debilitating changes that occur in the heart after a heart attack.These changes, or 'remodelling' of the heart, ... Read more...

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Doctors warn that fat can kill even if person is healthy


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A study has found that obese people who are healthy are still twice as likely to suffer a fatal heart attack.A research team from Glasgow University discovered that ... Read more...

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Obesity is a killer in its own right


February 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that obesity is a killer in its own right, irrespective of other biological or social risk factors traditionally associated with coronary heart disease.Increasing weight ... Read more...

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Study: Wood-burning stoves ‘can cause cancer and heart disease’


February 7th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Copenhagen, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A researcher has warned that inhaling smoke from burning wood may be dangerous.Professor Steffen Loft of Denmark warns that people who inhale wood smoke into their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Food-borne bug causes fatal heart infection


January 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers have found that particular strains of a food-borne bug are able to invade the heart, causing serious and difficult-to-treat infections.The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes is commonly found ... Read more...

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Stress management program benefits patients with heart disease


January 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that a cognitive behavioral therapy program focusing on stress management decreases the risk of recurrent heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in patients with heart ... Read more...

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Psychic people are charlatans: Matt Damon


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon says he refused to visit psychics to research for his role in his latest film "Hereafter" because he thinks they're fake.The 40-year-old actor, who plays ... Read more...

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Pills to bust blues raise heart attack risk


December 14th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Pills to bust the blues carry fatal heart attack risks too, says a new research. The latest study by Mark Hamer of the University College, London shows ... Read more...

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Marmite can cure diabetes


December 7th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Marmite, a brown-coloured spread made from yeast, could save the lives of millions of people ­because it contains a vitamin that protects against some potentially fatal heart conditions ... Read more...

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Painkiller Darvocet Recalled Due To Its Fatal Side Effects


November 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the request of FDA, Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recalled the popular painkillers Darvocet and Darvon on Friday afternoon, as a recent test has determined that this ... Read more...

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Legendary Seattle Mariners Sportscaster Dave Niehaus Passes Away


November 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seattle Mariner's voice over the last 33 years, Dave Niehaus passed away on Wednesday at his home in Bellevue, Washington. The 75 year old sportscaster suffered ... Read more...

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Oz researchers close to solving mystery of epilepsy deaths


November 7th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): A team of researchers from Australia is on the verge of solving the mystery behind sudden deaths of young people with epilepsy.Around 150 youngsters, either who are in ... Read more...

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Insulin resistance may be linked to stroke risk


October 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, is associated with ... Read more...

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Living under a flight path ‘ups heart attack risk by 30pc’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has indicated that living under a flight path increases the chances of a fatal heart attack.Scientists say the constant noise from roaring aircraft engines increases ... Read more...

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Legendary Actor Tony Curtis Passes Away


October 1st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary actor and Hollywood icon Tony Curtis passed away at his Las Vegas home after suffering a fatal heart attack. The actor was 85 year ... Read more...

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103 Jamz Radio Host Lawrence “Cool DJ Law” Brown Dies Aged 40


September 20th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, the WOWI-FM 102.9, better known as 103 Jamz announced that it has lost one of its most popular and longtime radio host Lawrence Brown. ... Read more...

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Aspirin really can save lives, say Oz researchers


September 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): A new Australian study has revealed that the humble painkiller aspirin really can save lives and drastically reduce rates of stroke and heart attack.Meg Jardine from the ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco products not safe: Study


September 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Smokeless tobacco products are not safe or effective alternatives for people who want to quit smoking, say experts.According to analysis of several studies, long-term use of smokeless tobacco ... Read more...

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For ailing Afghan kids, a healing touch from India (Feature)


September 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Quietly, India has been helping mend Afghan hearts. With hundreds of children in war-torn Afghanistan dying of congenital heart disease every year, many are now ... Read more...

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Oz couple spends $25K to save family cat


September 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 10 (ANI): An Australian couple has spent 25,000 dollars -to save their family cat.Charmion Phillips and her partner drew on their house deposit savings, cancelled plans for an overseas holiday ... Read more...

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No exercise and long work hours double fatal heart risk


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Unhealthy men who work for long hours are at two-fold risk of dying from heart disease, experts have warned.A recent study has revealed that those who don't exercise ... Read more...

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Red meat ‘increases heart disease risk by 30 pc’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Higher consumption of red meat sharply increases the risk of heart disease, says a new study.However, the study also showed that American women who ate more protein-rich foods ... Read more...

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Red meat ups heart disease risk by 30 percent


August 17th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Avoid eating red meat twice daily or face a 30 percent higher risk of heart disease, says a study about women. Substituting red meat with fish cuts heart disease ... Read more...

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