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More strokes, fewer heart attacks with carotid stents: Study

October 12th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A meta-analysis of previously published studies has shown that for patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical ... Read more...

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Specific blood-derived cells promote survival in heart attack mouse model

June 17th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): In a study with mouse models, scientists found that implanting monocytes - a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system - helped preserve ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drugs could elevate risk of heart failure and death

December 4th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Sulphonylureas, a type of drug widely used to treat type 2 diabetes, has a greater risk of causing heart failure and death as compared to metformin, another popular ... Read more...

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Post heart attack depression ups death or hospital readmission risk

October 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): People who develop depression following a heart attack (myocardial infarction) or chest pain (angina) have an elevated risk of cardiac death or hospital readmission over the following ... Read more...

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Calcium supplementation may raise heart attack risk for elderly women

January 16th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
London, January 16 (ANI): Calcium supplementation may make older women susceptible to heart attacks, according to a study.This finding runs counter to the suggestion that calcium supplementation, commonly prescribed to postmenopausal ... Read more...

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