heart attack patients

Pain killers retard recovery from heart attack


April 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Giving pain killers to heart attack patients may actually retard their recovery. The stabbing ache in the chest, for instance, is felt when it actually stimulates ... Read more...

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Blues invite re-hospitalization among cardiac patients


February 15th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (IANS) Heart attack patients given to depression may be re-hospitalised later for cardiac complications and chest pains and for longer stints as indoor patients than their ... Read more...

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Study says that Tai Chi is good for heart patients


April 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard have concluded a study that suggest that heart attack patients’ lives are improved if they practice the ... 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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Heart patients watch out, winter can be deadly


December 19th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha Gurgaon/New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) As the mercury dips, doctors warn that heart patients are at double the risk of suffering a cardiac attack as compared to summer.Though winters see ... Read more...

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Stem cells from belly fat can help heart patients


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Stem cells extracted from waist fat can help heart attack patients recoup from damage to the organ.Scientists injected such stem cells into the hearts of coronary patients and ... Read more...

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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in India, says expert (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the country and is increasing with "tsunamic" speed, a top expert of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) said here Saturday."More than 75 ... Read more...

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Women delay getting help for heart attacks


November 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Women experiencing heart attack symptoms delay going to hospital for nearly three hours on an average, says a new study.The US study confirms that women are more ... Read more...

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New hope for heart attack patients


September 14th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): A major drug trial has brought scientists closer to making a drug that could prevent thousands of deaths from heart attacks.From the past six years, international clinical ... Read more...

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Measure stress in hair to assess cardiac risk


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) The levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, in one's hair can tell when a person is most likely to suffer a heart attack. University of Western Ontario researchers, ... Read more...

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Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil


August 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers, led by an Indian origin scientist, have isolated a molecule, small enough to be used as a drug, that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response that ... Read more...

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Giving patients oxygen to inhale during heart attack ‘not beneficial’


June 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists claim that there's no evidence to support the fact that giving patients oxygen to inhale during a heart attack is beneficial.A new Cochrane Systematic Review says that ... Read more...

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Patients less active sexually after heart attacks


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Patients become less active sexually after a heart attack, especially if they don't get instructions from doctors about when it is safe to resume sex, says a new ... Read more...

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Lack of medical advice kills heart attack patients’ sex lives


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that if heart patients do not consult their doctors a year after they have had heart attack, their sexual activity reduces considerably.Researchers at the American ... Read more...

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Having sex is good for heart - even after a heart attack


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Most heart attack survivors avoid sex because they fear it will trigger another attack. But a new study suggests that sex is good for the heart - even ... Read more...

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High doses of vitamins C and E may raise cancer risk


May 5th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): High doses of antioxidant nutritional supplements, such as vitamins C and E, could induce genetic abnormalities in cells, according to a study.And these abnormalities could predispose supplement-takers to ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may mend broken hearts


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells could help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack, reveals a new study.According to results from the Phase I study, stem cells from donor ... Read more...

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Free drugs can improve life after heart attack


December 1st, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Providing free drugs to heart attack patients could improve their lives at a relatively low cost to the exchequer, says a new study. "Many patients are not benefiting from ... Read more...

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Elevated biomarkers compromise quality of life in heart attack patients post-discharge


November 16th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): There is an increased level of cardiac biomarkers in the blood of heart attack patients for several months after leaving the hospital, which often leads to more shortness ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents safer than bare-metal ones for heart patients


September 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that the use of a drug-eluting stent (paclitaxel) is safer and more effective than a bare-metal stent in heart attack patients.It also showed ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disease patients ‘at increased depression risk’


September 9th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic kidney disease are likely to be depressed, suggests a new study."Because patients in the early stages of chronic kidney disease are at increased risk ... Read more...

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Heart attack death rates fall in US following hospitalisation


August 19th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): There has been a significant reduction in the death rates of heart attack patients over a decade in the US following efforts to improve care.According to researchers, from ... Read more...

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Many heart attack patients experience post-traumatic stress, shows study


August 10th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that many people experience the symptoms of post-traumatic stress after suffering a heart attack.Published in the British Journal of Health Psychology, the ... Read more...

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Scientists find new way to fix a broken heart


July 24th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): A new way to mend damage to the heart has been found by scientists.The boffins have devised a method to coax heart muscle cells into re-entering the cell ... Read more...

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New approach to reduce life-threatening heart attack complications


June 25th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A new study suggests that transfer of patients to specialized hospitals to undergo angioplasty within six hours after receiving clot-busting drugs can significantly lower the risk of suffering ... Read more...

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Half of heart attack patients suffer from fatigue


June 6th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Almost 50 percent of all heart attack patients experience onerous fatigue four months after its occurrence, revealed a thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy.The study also found that ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents found to be superior in efficacy to bare metal stents Home


May 27th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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Heart attack patients should be treated ‘as soon as possible’ to avoid death


May 20th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): More heart attack patients could be saved if treated as soon as possible after admission to hospital, a new research has suggested.Researchers base in the U.S. have called ... Read more...

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Chewable aspirin gets more rapidly absorbed than regular aspirin


May 16th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Analysing three different types of aspirin for their beneficial effects, scientists at the University of California, San Diego have come up with a finding that may lead to ... Read more...

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Chewable aspirin best for heart attack victims


May 16th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Aspirin has been known to benefit patients suffering heart attacks and near-heart attacks. But which of the different types of aspirin are likely to help the most? A group ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents found to be superior in efficacy to bare metal stents


May 7th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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New tool calculates risk of bleeding in heart attack patients


April 15th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to estimate bleeding risk in heart attack patients which will help cut chances of this common complication. "Until now, there hasn't been ... Read more...

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New tool to calculate bleeding risk in heart attack patients revealed


April 15th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): By using eight clinical variables, scientists have found a new method, called the CRUSADE bleeding score, to estimate the risk of bleeding for a patient having a heart ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover new genetic markets linked to increased heart attack risk


February 18th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified new gene variants associated with an increased risk for heart attack. The international team of researchers behind this work say that the identified genes and ... Read more...

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Chemical drink boosts exercise levels in mice with damaged hearts by 35pct


February 10th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 10 (ANI): A group of French researchers believe that a chemical drink may reenergize heart attack patients by increasing the supply of oxygen to their damaged cardiac muscle. Jean-Marie ... Read more...

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