heart abnormalities

Now, 3D heart scans to replace invasive diagnosis


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 23 (ANI): A new technique that allows doctors to "slice" open 3D images of the heart could lead to fewer people undergoing invasive operations to get defects diagnosed, claims a ... Read more...

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Triathlons ‘twice as fatal as marathons’


May 26th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that the risk of dying in a triathlon is nearly double the risk of dying in a marathon.The triathlon races involve three ... Read more...

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Chickens could help provide solutions for human heart abnormalities


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): By focussing on chickens'' hearts, a scientist at University of Missouri has identified some proteins in the heart muscle that are critical in regulating embryonic heartbeat control.Knowledge ... Read more...

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New tests to detect sport drugs cheat developed


January 8th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Avoiding detection just got harder for drug cheats, for German researchers have developed tests for a class of performance-enhancing drugs that they believe could be used in ... Read more...

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Why rheumatoid arthritis patients are at an increased heart failure risk


October 26th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heres why patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of heart failure- Diastolic dysfunction.Diastolic dysfunction is a condition in which the ventricles of the heart ... Read more...

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Proteins that help develop mammalian hearts identified


May 17th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 17 (ANI): Two proteins, called GATA4 and GATA6, in mammalian embryos play a key role in the development of a healthy heart, according to researchers at the Medical ... Read more...

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