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Scorpion sting could be used to stop heart bypass failures


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Researchers have said that an ingredient in a scorpion's sting could be used to stop heart bypasses failing.Margatoxin, from the venom of the Central American bark scorpion, proved ... Read more...

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Man with 43 stents in body recovering: AIIMS doctor


June 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Conrad, a US resident who has 43 stents in his body and is recovering well at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), could have lost ... Read more...

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Burt Reynolds wants to “live to be 199″!


April 27th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Actor Burt Reynolds, who underwent a quintuple heart bypass in March, wants to "live to be 199"."I was a heart attack waiting to happen," the Daily Express quoted ... Read more...

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World class healthcare, absolutely free (With Image)


June 7th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By K. Jayaraman Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A super-speciality hospital here has redefined the approach to healthcare by providing world class treatment completely free.Patients referred to Sri Satya Sai Institute for Higher Medical ... Read more...

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Drug-coated stents less risky for heart bypass patients


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that stents coated with a drug to suppress cell growth are less risky than bare-metal stents in coronary bypass surgery.Stents ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian granddad to cycle to Beijing for Olympics


June 12th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 12 (IANS) David Munusamy Reddie, a Malaysian Indian grandfather, has given himself 65 days to cycle to Beijing for the Olympics. Reddie, 56, embarked on a 4,400-km solo bicycle ... Read more...

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Heart surgery ups blood sugar levels even if youre not diabetic


June 9th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that nearly half of all heart surgery patients may experience blood sugar levels high enough to require temporary insulin treatment after their ... Read more...

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