heart disorders

Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire

June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

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Skin cells used to develop heart defect ‘treatment’ in first-of-its-kind

February 10th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Using skin cells from young patients with a severe genetic heart defect, scientists have created beating heart cells that carry the same genetic mutation.The newly created human ... Read more...

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Study reveals links to abnormal rhythms behind sudden death, heart damage

December 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified DNA sequence variations linked with the heart's electrical rhythm in several surprising regions among 22 locations across the human genome.Among the ... Read more...

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Indian doctor is Nepal’s heart king

September 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) As World Heart Day is celebrated globally Sunday, Indian doctor Bharat Rawat and his wife Anjali are preparing something special for a special heart patient admitted ... Read more...

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Umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant may help patients with lung, heart disorders

November 24th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Human-derived umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells transplanted in an animal model could help in developing therapies for specific lung and heart disorders, according to two separate studies.For ... Read more...

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Genetic defect behind 10pct sudden cardiac deaths

January 30th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A group of scientists have found that about 20 per cent of sudden cardiac deaths (SCD) in young people occur due to a cardiac gene defect. Silke Kauferstein ... Read more...

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