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Hockey fan refused $50,000 for his charity shot


February 18th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Indiana, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Richard Marsh was randomly pulled from the fans in Indiana to make an impossible shot during a hockey game, many people didn’t think he would be ... Read more...

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Four gene variants that affect vitamin D levels identified


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have traced four common gene variants linked with blood levels of vitamin D and with an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency.An international research consortium-SUNLIGHT- involving investigators ... Read more...

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Improving treatment and averting heart failure in kids


April 24th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Experts are finding new strategies to improve treatment of, and ultimately to rapidly identify and prevent, the congenital cardiovascular defects and the subsequent damage acquired after birth that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Veteran Nepali Leader Girija Prasad Koirala Dies


March 20th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kathmandu, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girija Prasad Koirala, the former Prime minister of Nepal passed away today after suffering prolonged illness. According to reports, the veteran politician who held the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Republican Candidate for Governor of Alabama, Tim James, proposes health care plan


March 10th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) – On Tuesday, Tim James, Republican candidate for Governor of Alabama, proposed his Get Healthy Alabama plan during a conference in Huntsville, Alabama.The health care plan establishes a ... Read more...

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Bits of molecular “trash” in blood may be good indicators of heart disease


February 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists at the Duke University Medical Center believe tiny molecules in blood may tell a big story about cardiovascular disease risk.The study analyzed metabolites, the molecular debris left ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First US teen patient with implanted mechanical heart device discharged


November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Texas Children's Hospital has become the first paediatric hospital in the US to discharge a child while on an intracorporeal ventricular assist device (VAD), a feat previously accomplished ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 Year Old Boy Dies Waiting For Berlin Heart


October 26th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A young boy from St.Paul's passed away about a week back after, waiting for a Berlin Heart. Four year old Connor Turner was suffering from a ... Read more...

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Women with atrial fibrillation more likely then men to face stroke, death risk


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Reviewing studies conducted in the past, cardiac experts at Rush University Medical Center have found that women are more likely than men to experience symptomatic attacks, a higher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wireless pacemakers can keep heart patients in touch with docs


September 11th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): American doctors have implanted one of the first wireless pacemakers in the country, and the first in the Triad.Dr. Rick Henderson, an electrophysiologist at Wake Forest University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New material helps patients rebuild cardio tissue


July 11th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) A revolutionary technology being used by a surgeon permits patients to regenerate their own cardiovascular tissue. Marc Gerdisch is using the CorMatrix Extracellular Matrix (ECM) to modify and repair ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Drug-eluting stents safer and superior to bare metal stents


March 29th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Drug-eluting stents are much safer and superior to bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among cardiac patients, according to researchers from Duke University Medical Center.For ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oral contraceptives thought safe can carry long-term risks


January 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Although 80 percent women in the US have used oral contraceptives at one time or another since the sixties, these could carry unknown long-term risks. More so when ... Read more...

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New generations of oral contraceptives may be safer, says study


January 15th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that new generations of oral contraceptives may be safer than the early high-dose formulations.However, all the risks and benefits are yet to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The seven simple steps for a healthier you


December 24th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Aiming for a better health? Well, there are many simple things you can do without a great deal of effort. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Open-heart surgery does not cause cognitive decline: Study


April 4th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has refuted speculations that bypass surgery causes cognitive decline, by showing that patients display no signs of cognitive impairment one year after Coronary Artery ... Read more...

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