heart conditions

Bulgarian women gang jailed for London pickpocketing


August 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A gang of three Bulgarian women, who picked pockets of disabled and blind people on public transport in London, have been jailed.Gergina Georgjeva, 21, Dimitra Miteva, ... Read more...

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Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors


September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

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Wine can help women in middle-age


September 8th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) While it is said an apple a day can keep the doctor away, a new study has suggested a couple of glasses of wine a day ... Read more...

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Screening can detect potentially serious heart conditions in healthy kids


March 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that a relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death.A pilot study in healthy ... Read more...

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Screening can spot heart conditions in healthy kids


March 18th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) A relatively low-cost screening might help identify children who are at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, possibly preventing childhood death.A pilot study in healthy children and ... Read more...

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Use of nitrates increases bone strength: study


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and ... Read more...

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Doctors warn that fat can kill even if person is healthy


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A study has found that obese people who are healthy are still twice as likely to suffer a fatal heart attack.A research team from Glasgow University discovered that ... Read more...

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How hearts adapt and recover from low oxygen


February 1st, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): From the highest mountaintop comes a new study that sheds light on what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those ... Read more...

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Obesity cutting life expectancy for today’ youth


January 13th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Today's youth regularly snack on junk foods, watch more television and are less active than their parents were.So it was less shocking when a new research suggested ... Read more...

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Positive attitude could help you bounce back from illness: Study


December 29th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A positive attitude on life could help you to bounce back from the challenges of ill health, suggests a new study.Psychologists say that putting on a brave face ... Read more...

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Marmite can cure diabetes


December 7th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Marmite, a brown-coloured spread made from yeast, could save the lives of millions of people ­because it contains a vitamin that protects against some potentially fatal heart conditions ... Read more...

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Energy drinks can cause ’serious heart conditions’ in kids


September 13th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): Primary school children, who drink caffeine-packed energy drinks for breakfast are at risk of heart damage, doctors have warned.Students as young as 10 are snapping up at least ... Read more...

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Air travel ‘poses no threat to heart patients’


July 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Air travel poses no threat to those with heart conditions, and even those with serious heart disease can fly if precautions are made, according to a new guideline ... Read more...

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Pixie Lott’s surprise performance for charitable kids


June 29th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Pixie Lott gave a surprise performance at a school in England as a reward for kids who raised money for charity by singing her hit song 'Boys & ... Read more...

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Just one energy drink can cause “serious heart conditions”


January 31st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): Just one energy drink, designed to increase stamina and improve physical performance, can cause 'serious heart conditions,' according to a new study.According to Adelaide Now, the study has ... Read more...

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Innovative cardiac scanner for early diagnosis of heart conditions


January 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Leeds are designing a new cardiac scanner that will allow earlier diagnosis of heart conditions.The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is ... Read more...

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Innovative scanner to speed up diagnosis of heart problems


January 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Due to its unprecedented sensitivity to magnetic fluctuations, a portable magnetometer will help diagnose heart problems in foetuses, much faster than ultrasound, ECG (electrocardiogram) and existing cardiac magnetometers. ... Read more...

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Obstructive sleep apnea patients at increased heart disease risk


January 25th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at two-fold risk of dying due to cardiovascular problem, say experts.Over the past 10 years, several studies have linked OSA to ... Read more...

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Sex twice a week cuts heart attack risk by half in men


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Two sex sessions in a week can reduce risk of heart disease in men, says a new research.The study showed that men who indulged in regular lovemaking were ... Read more...

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Sex twice a week ‘cuts heart attack risk by half in men’


January 9th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Two sex sessions in a week can reduce risk of heart disease in men, says a new research.The study showed that men who indulged in regular lovemaking were ... Read more...

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Painkiller weakens anti-clotting action of aspirin


December 15th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): People who take painkiller Celebrex and also take a low-dose aspirin tablet daily to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke might not be getting enough protection ... Read more...

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Dual screening tests for heart defects in young athletes recommended


November 16th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research from heart experts at Johns Hopkins has recommended that in order to best detect early signs of life-threatening heart defects in young athletes, screening programs ... Read more...

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Drugs may halt stress signals from travelling to the heart


September 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 7 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new way to halt the brain from sending stress signals that raise the heart rate. Researchers led by Eugene Nalivaiko from the University of ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy ups death risk for prostate cancer patients with heart disease


August 26th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who also suffer from heart conditions, have increased death risk if they undergo hormone therapy, revealed a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.Dr. Akash Nanda, ... Read more...

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Budget reduces duties on life saving drugs


July 6th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The basic customs duty on influenza vaccine and nine specified life saving drugs used for the treatment of breast cancer, hepatitis-B and rheumatic arthiritis, on the ... Read more...

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Strict blood sugar control cuts diabetics’ heart risks


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Diabetics can cut their heart attack risk by tightly controlling blood sugar levels, says a study published in the Lancet.By undertaking a meta-analysis which pooled information from five ... Read more...

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Fainting commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies


January 24th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Fainting is the commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies, according to a new study. Michael Sand led researchers from the Universities of Bochum, Germany, and California at Los ... Read more...

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Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency


January 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Fainting is the most common in-flight medical emergency followed by stomach upsets, a German study suggests.The research published in BioMed Central''s open access journal Critical Care details ... Read more...

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Panic disorder, heart attacks linked


December 12th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) People diagnosed with panic attacks have a greater risk of suffering a heart attack than the normal population, says a study. The research found that people who ... Read more...

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop technique for better analysis of heart sounds


July 12th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 12 (ANI): The age-old method of using the stethoscope for analysing the sounds of the heart to diagnose heart problems involves a high error of judgment, as it ... Read more...

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Some anti-cancer drugs could be harmful for heart disease patients


June 24th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis have revealed that some anti-cancer therapeutics might be harmful for patients with heart disease.The anticancer drugs, also known ... Read more...

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Obesity timebomb has already gone off in Australia: Expert


May 12th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 12 (ANI): An Australian expert says that obesity has already afflicted more than half the countrys population, and has started to claim a lot of hidden cost in the ... Read more...

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No threat to pacemakers from iPods: Study


March 30th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 30 (IANS) Here is relief for gizmo-lovers with a heart condition - no, "electronic noise" from iPods does not cause cardiac pacemakers to trip, a new study says. Researchers ... Read more...

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iPods do not affect pacemaker function: Study


March 29th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Disapproving a recent suggestion that errant electronic noise from iPods may cause implantable cardiac pacemakers to malfunction, cardiac electrophysiologists at Children's Hospital Boston say that they have ... Read more...

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Pulsing fibrous web to boost ailing hearts on the anvil


February 15th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
London, February 15 (ANI): UK researchers are testing how efficacious a pulsing fibrous web, which can be wrapped around the heart, may be in giving boost to ailing hearts.A team of ... Read more...

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