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Out-of-tune protein precipitates heart failure


September 13th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled how an out-of-tune protein precipitates heart failure by causing its muscle to malfunction.Scientists have known for a while that several heart proteins ... Read more...

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Chemical in plastic bottles aggravates heart risk


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) The presence of high levels of urinary Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in plastic products like water bottles and baby feeding bottles, may be linked to ... Read more...

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Rogue DNA could trip the heart


April 26th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) DNA from the heart's own cells may unwittingly activate the body's immune system, tripping the heart, according to a study by British and Japanese researchers.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Turmeric lowers heart attack risk post surgery


April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Turmeric may help lower heart attack risk in people post bypass surgery, thanks to curcumin, the yellow pigment present in the spice which has antioxidant and ... Read more...

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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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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... Read more...

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Synthetic fat limits damage to heart attack victims


August 7th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) A synthetic fat used in treating overdoses of local anaesthetics could also protect heart attack victims. A University of California, Los Angeles study, led by anaesthesiologist ... Read more...

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New hope for heart patients


July 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A gene injection that can make hearts beat stronger and to even overcome the damage caused by previous heart attacks provides new hope of effectively curing ... Read more...

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Health scare was a wake up call: Rachel Hunter


June 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Model Rachel Hunter calls a recent health scare a good wake up call as she realised she has to take things easy now.Hunter, 41, was recently ... Read more...

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Researchers patch damaged heart with engineered tissue


May 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Researchers have pioneered a method to patch a damaged heart with an engineered tissue, in a major step forward in combating cardiovascular disease, one of the ... Read more...

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Blocking action of protein blunts serious ill effects of high BP on heart


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists at Johns Hopkins have revealed a new route to treat heart disease.They have found through mice studies that blocking the action of a signaling protein deep inside ... Read more...

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Doughnuts after junk food protect heart


April 14th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) It sounds like a recipe for a heart attack, but junk food may actually be good for the heart if followed by a plateful of doughnuts, ... Read more...

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Therapy to prevent heart failure more beneficial for women than men


February 8th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Women receive a significantly greater benefit - a 70 percent reduction in heart failure and a 72 percent reduction in death - from cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator ... Read more...

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Pill to repair damaged hearts ‘just 5 years away’


February 1st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A major research programme involving experts in Scotland has suggested that a pill to repair damaged hearts could be a reality in as little as five years.Researchers are ... Read more...

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New technique uses alcohol to save heart


February 1st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Who says alcohol is always bad for health? Ask doctors and they will tell you how a few drops of alcohol can cure you of ... Read more...

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Stem cells from aged, damaged hearts could be used to treat heart failure


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that cardiac stem cells - even in elderly and sick patients - could generate new heart muscle and vessel tissue and be used ... 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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Stem cell patch may improve function after heart attack


November 16th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research has found that applying a stem cell-infused patch may result in improved function following a heart attack.University of Cincinnati researchers also found that function improved ... Read more...

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Genetic code of sudden death cardiac killer cracked


October 26th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a sudden death cardiac killer.As a result, researchers in Newfoundland have developed a unique prevention program in which people with ... Read more...

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Muscle wasting in cancer also damages the heart: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): New research in mice suggests that the wasting disease associated with some cancers that is typically seen affecting skeletal muscles can also cause significant damage to the heart.Before ... Read more...

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Resistance, endurance-training best for heart health


August 31st, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A study of triathletes has revealed that the heart adapts to triathlon training by working more efficiently.Triathlons are multi-sport events consisting of swimming, cycling and running various ... Read more...

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Damaged heart could soon be able to mend itself


August 7th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist at the Gladstone Institute, University of California, have found a novel way to coax a damaged heart to mend itself. The revolutionary treatment ... Read more...

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Gene cocktail could help rejuvenate failing hearts


August 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A revolutionary technique developed by scientists could help cardiac patients rejuvenate their failing hearts. The new technique could also cut the need for transplants, with diseased and worn out ... Read more...

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Now, body cells can be regenerated into heart muscles


August 6th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have discovered how the cells in one's body can be used to regenerate heart muscles.GICD director Deepak Srivastava and ... Read more...

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Now, HD body scanner that can spot heart problems in time


July 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): With a new high-definition body scanner, doctors can now get the clearest ever view inside the human body, thereby helping them to spot problems that could cause heart ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney’s Weak Heart Undergoes The Implantation Of A ‘Bridge To Transplant’ Apparatus


July 15th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dick Cheney happens to be the former Vice President of America, who was a rather divisive personality. He experienced a critical cardiological surgery in ... Read more...

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Acupuncture helps chronic heart patients in exercising


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Acupuncture can help chronic heart patients tolerate exercises well, says a clinical pilot study. Patients with chronic weakness of the heart muscle, one of the most frequent diseases ... Read more...

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1 in 25 people from India carries a gene mutation that causes heart failure


June 9th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In India and other south Asian countries, one in 25 people carries a gene mutation that causes heart failure, a new research has found.Loyola University Health System researcher ... Read more...

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Gout drug shows promise against angina


June 8th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A drug used for more than 40 years to treat gout can also relieve angina, say researchers.Compared to other angina drugs, allopurinol is inexpensive and appears to work ... Read more...

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From Funeral To Wedding, The Bionic Bride Comes A Long Way


May 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 'Bionic Bride' is the name by which Ally Smith is known right now. The 'bride' bit is the important one ion the phrase, because, she ... Read more...

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New breakthrough in stem cell research offers hope to heart patients


April 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Veins left over from lifesaving bypass surgery could yield "master" cells to help treat future heart problems, according to scientists at University of Bristol.The researchers extracted stem cells ... Read more...

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Leftover veins can help treat future heart problems


April 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Researchers have found that human veins left over from lifesaving bypass surgery could be a source of "master" cells that can help treat future heart problems. Stem cells have ... Read more...

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How to heal a broken heart


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): An innovative treatment using stem cells could soon help patients with heart muscles seriously affected by coronary heart disease, say researchers.Scientists at the Research Centre of the ... Read more...

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12 animals died in Delhi zoo since October 2009


March 8th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) At least 12 animals have died in the Delhi Zoo since October last year, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday. "As per information received from the director, National ... Read more...

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Red wine component pill successful during heart attacks


March 1st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Researchers seeking a more reliable alternative than aspirin for heart attacks may have found it in a red wine molecule called resveratrol. University of Connecticut (U-C) researchers induced heart ... Read more...

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