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Wonder mix halves chances of cardiac attack, death

March 28th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Paramedics can practically halve a patient's chances of a heart attack or dying by promptly administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium (GIK).A Tufts Medical ... Read more...

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Stressed workers unable to perform well

January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Psychological stress tends to lower productivity and performance among workers, says a new study. "There is a large economic cost and a human cost," said Debra Lerner, director of ... Read more...

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Stress on job lowers depressed workers’ productivity

January 2nd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): Psychological stress at the office can make it more difficult for depressed workers to perform their jobs and be productive, says a new study."There is a large economic ... Read more...

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Women’s heart attacks may not be detected in time, study says

February 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Women experiencing cardiac symptoms were much less likely than men to receive prompt medical care. Women experience different cardiac symptoms than men, especially during an acute attack. Doctors often ... Read more...

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Sex education at school delays teen intercourse: Study

December 20th, 2007 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): School going teenagers are less likely to experiment with sex if theyre provided with sex education at school.The finding was based on a study, led by Trisha Mueller, ... Read more...

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