heart and stroke

Dental cleanings reduce heart attack risk


November 14th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 14 (IANS) People who have their teeth scraped and cleaned had lowered their heart attack and stroke risk by 24 and 13 percent respectively, compared to those who ... Read more...

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Apparently healthy, but risk of heart disease exists


October 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) People who do not have the traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis or build-up of fat in artery walls show discrete signs for it, new research says."The ... Read more...

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High resting heart rate may shorten life


October 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A direct link between heart rate at rest and risk of death in people with stable heart disease has been found in a study.If you are a person ... 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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Superglue speeds up recovery for heart surgery patients


October 25th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) A superglue called Kryptonite reduces the recuperative period from eight to four weeks for patients who have undergone heart surgery. The glue, named after the mythical green element ... Read more...

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Less fit marathoners prone to heart damage for 3 months after race


October 25th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation has found that the magnitude of abnormal heart segments was more widespread and significant in a ... Read more...

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Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

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Gene therapy can treat pulmonary hypertension: Study


October 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A Heart and Stroke Foundation researcher has discovered that gene therapy could be useful in treating pulmonary hypertension.Pulmonary hypertension is a devastating, life-threatening condition, which results in an ... Read more...

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13-year-olds showing signs of middle-aged obesity


October 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A study has revealed that blood vessels of obese children have stiffness normally seen in much older adults with cardiovascular disease.The mean age of the children in Dr. ... Read more...

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Kryptonite superglue speeds up recovery in heart patients post surgery


October 25th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): New research has shown that using a cutting-edge Kryptonite superglue can improve the recovery of heart patients recovering from open-chest surgery."It has properties like natural bone and allows ... Read more...

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Now, ‘vacuum cleaner’ to suck out strokes


June 9th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Stroke-producing blockages from blood vessels in the brain can now be sucked out, thanks to a 'clot vacuum cleaner'.Twenty-seven Calgary patients were rescued from massive strokes using the ... Read more...

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Daughter caregivers more prone to depression than sons


June 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study says that adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from a stroke are more prone to get into depression than sons.Marina Bastawrous today told the ... Read more...

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Daughters of stroke recovery parent more prone to depression


June 7th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) Adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from stroke are more prone to depression than sons, says a new study. Caring for a parent who has experienced a stroke ... Read more...

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Non-intense exercise can reduce depression, boost recovery of stroke sufferers


June 7th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Non-intense physical activity can help reduce depression and boost recovery of stroke patients, according to a new research."The power of physical activity to raise the spirits of ... Read more...

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Heart patients often not told about driving restrictions after angioplasty


October 28th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study, conducted by Indian-origin boffin, has shown that more than half of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) don't get any counselling on their ability to ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise reduces heart disease risk among elderly


October 26th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 26 (IANS) Three months of physical activity can improve elasticity in the arteries of older adults with Type 2 diabetes, cutting down the risk of heart disease and stroke, say ... Read more...

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South Asian Canadians ‘failing to get the message about power of exercise’


October 26th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): A new research has shown that the importance of exercise to prevent heart disease and its complications is proving to be a tough sell in Canada's South Asian ... Read more...

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Obesity may delay optimal control of BP, cholesterol


October 26th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Obesity could be a factor in delaying optimal control of blood pressure and cholesterol, a new research has found.The study, presented at the 2009 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress hosted ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise can keep older adults’ heart healthy


October 26th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Older adults with type 2 diabetes can improve the elasticity in their arteries and reduce risk of heart disease and stroke with aerobic exercise, a study has found.Dr. ... Read more...

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Women have same heart attack symptoms as men


October 26th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Symptoms of heart attack in women are not very different from those in men, according to a new study.The research was presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2009, ... Read more...

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Taking public transit may help you keep fit


March 27th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): People may help themselves keep fit by taking public transit, if a new study from the University of British Columbia is to be believed.The university researchers found ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian to head chair at top university


November 21st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian-origin Sonia Anand has been appointed as head of a new research chair on heart diseases at Canada's top McMaster University at Hamilton near here.Anand, who is a ... Read more...

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Viagra may be the panacea for many ills


August 27th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): New research conducted by Queens researchers has given fresh insights into why Viagra may be the panacea for many health conditions, including heart attacks and strokes. Lead ... Read more...

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Alcohol impacts cardiovascular risks in men and women differently


July 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A Japanese study has revealed that the quantity of alcohol consumption may affect heart and stroke risk in men and women differently. An amount of alcohol that may ... Read more...

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Diet vital contributor to cognitive decline, dementia: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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