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Stroke risk much higher if sibling had stroke


April 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 11 (IANS) If your sibling of either sex had a stroke, you may be atleast 60 percent more likely to have one too, says a finding from a ... Read more...

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Hospitalized seniors may suffer temporary memory loss upon discharge


April 15th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that hospitalisations may really cause temporary memory loss and difficulty in understanding discharge instructions to senior patients.The Northwestern Medicine study found that the ... Read more...

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Cardiac rehab ‘can improve heart patients’ quality of life’


February 15th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have said that healthcare practitioners can increase the number of patients with heart disease referred to a cardiac rehabilitation program by ... Read more...

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Severe acne may raise suicide risk


November 12th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Individuals who have a severe acne problem are at a higher risk of attempting suicide, reveals a new study.The study has also found that an additional risk may ... Read more...

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1 in 4 stroke patients discontinue prescription drugs within 3 months


August 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): A quarter of stroke patients discontinue one or more of their prescribed secondary stroke prevention medications within three months of hospitalisation for an acute stroke, finds a study.Dr. ... Read more...

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CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing ‘better for cardiac arrest victims’


July 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) without mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing could be a better option to save victims of cardiac arrest, according to a study.A leading CPR expert has said that ... Read more...

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Lack of medical advice kills heart attack patients’ sex lives


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that if heart patients do not consult their doctors a year after they have had heart attack, their sexual activity reduces considerably.Researchers at the American ... Read more...

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Keep heart attack victim cool for better survival chance


November 16th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Rapid cooling of the body after a cardiac arrest seems to improve chances of survival without damaging the victim's brain, a new study has found. "We now have ... Read more...

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Heart patients often not told about driving restrictions after angioplasty


October 28th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study, conducted by Indian-origin boffin, has shown that more than half of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) don't get any counselling on their ability to ... Read more...

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Twin study sheds new light on links between depression and coronary artery disease


August 4th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Studying how major depression and coronary artery disease interact over time and in twin pairs, scientists have painted a more complex picture of the associations between the conditions.A ... Read more...

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Britney Spears takes son on alligator park visit after hospital discharge


November 13th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): American pop princess Britney Spears took her two sons to an alligator park just hours after one of them was released from hospital.Spears, 26, who had to ... Read more...

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Jade Goody relieved to be home following hospital discharge


September 27th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Reality star Jade Goody has returned home for the first times since her hysterectomy surgery two weeks ago.The 27-year-old mother of two was admitted to Londons Royal ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers study shows steroids not beneficial for kids with bacterial meningitis


May 7th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): According to a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist, corticosteroids given to children who are hospitalized for bacterial meningitis do not provide a benefit in survival ... Read more...

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Elderly surgical patients at increased risk for developing cognitive problems


January 3rd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have revealed that patients over the age of 60, who have elective surgeries such as joint replacements, hysterectomies and other non-emergency, ... Read more...

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Caesarean birth may double illness or death risk for mother and baby


November 14th, 2007 - 8:08 am ICT by admin
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Anti-convulsant pregabalin effective for patients after total knee replacement


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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