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Heart attack deaths drop by 50 percent in Britain


January 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The number of Britons people dying of cardiac arrest has come down by half in eight years, a new study says.Helping people quit smoking and managing ... Read more...

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Gender does not increase risk of death from heart attack: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Being a woman may not increase your risk of dying from treatment for a severe heart attack, according to a study led by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Stronger anti-cholestrol drugs can cut heart attack deaths


November 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) More powerful statins - drugs used to lower cholesterol levels associated with cardiovascular diseases - can cut down deaths from heart attacks, a study shows. Researchers from Oxford ... Read more...

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‘Want to live long: Stay away from noisy plane’s path’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Living with passenger jets thundering overhead could be risky for your heart. Researchers found that heart attack fatalities were more widespread among people with greater exposure to ... 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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Financial crisis could send suicide and homicide rates soaring: Lancet


July 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Financial crisis may turn out to be a major killer, and could send suicide and homicide rates soaring, says a new Lancet study.Researchers at London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

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Financial crisis to fuel more suicides, homicides: study


July 8th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Market crashes are likely to fuel more homicides and suicides, unless governments invest in labour market protections, according to a new study. Researchers at London School of Hygiene & ... Read more...

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Pilot programme slashes cardiac deaths by 73 percent


March 29th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) An innovative programme combining nursing and pharmacy teams that work with cardiac patients and their doctors has slashed heart attack deaths by 73 percent. The team is connected by ... Read more...

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Faulty gene to blame for heart attack deaths


October 30th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) A faulty gene variant that can cause heart attack mortalities also potentially opens the way for improved treatment following such attacks. "It's been known for some time that ... Read more...

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BP drug combination cuts down sudden heart attack deaths


September 17th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) By simply modifying a drug regimen, thousands of patients of high blood pressure could avert the risk of sudden cardiac deaths.Current US hypertension treatment guidelines recommend using ... Read more...

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