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Cop dies during a threesome, widow wins $3 million in compensation


June 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Georgia, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Georgia court has awarded the wife of a William Martinez $3 million over her husband's heart attack. The jury concluded that the Atlanta cop’s doctor ... Read more...

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Singer Vladimir Dotel hospitalized


March 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer Vladimir Dotel was hospitalized here due to heart problems, doctors said.Dotel, who became a national and international star in the 1990s as the ... Read more...

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Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

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Math model to monitor heartbeat health


February 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a math model to peer into the heart's cellular mechanism governing its beats to ensure that the organ stays healthy.The heart relies on ... Read more...

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Music is my drug: Jessie J (Interview) (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) She is all of 23, suffers from a heart problem, but her zest for life and music keeps her going. British singer-songwriter Jessica Ellen Cornish, ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba continues to be critical


April 19th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition continued to be critical Tuesday and doctors attending on him were worried over his slow response to the treatment.The 85-year-old ... Read more...

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Eating 3 bananas a day could ’slash stroke risk by 21pc’


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.They said that having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one ... Read more...

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Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety


April 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that yoga can halve the number of episodes of a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, and improve the symptoms ... Read more...

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Irregular heart beat plus stroke may increase dementia risk


March 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that stroke patients who also suffer from an irregular heartbeat are at double the risk of developing dementia.Findings show that stroke survivors with ... Read more...

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Tool predicts death probability from stroke


February 11th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new tool that will help doctors predict death probability in patients after an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, ... Read more...

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New online tool predicts probability of death in patients after stroke


February 11th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new tool that will help doctors predict the probability of death in patients after an ischemic stroke.The study, conducted by researchers at St. Michael's ... Read more...

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Mega-sized coffee, energy drinks ‘laden with excess sugar, calories’


February 4th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Many mega-sized coffee and energy drinks are loaded with extra calories and sugar, health experts have warned.Ellen Schuster, a University of Missouri nutrition expert, said that people ... Read more...

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New stroke pill more effective than traditional remedy


November 16th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A daily pill to prevent strokes could replace the traditional treatment based on rat poison for patients with an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), researchers said.A trial of more than ... Read more...

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Addiction to painkillers causes health problems


September 6th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 06 (ANI): A new Australian study has indicated that addiction to household painkillers is a serious problem with major health impacts.Misuse of over-the-counter analgesics was the "third-most common category of ... Read more...

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Warning over health risks of addictive painkillers


September 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 5 (ANI): An Australian study has warned about the dangers of addiction to household painkillers as it leads to serious health problems.The research has detailed the cases of 27 ... Read more...

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Saturn’s auroral heartbeat discovered


August 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Uncovering what could be 'one of the most perplexing puzzles in planetary science', researchers at the University of Leicester have discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet ... Read more...

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Visually guided laser ‘a viable treatment for abnormal heartbeat’


May 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new research suggests that using a visually-guided laser-balloon catheter is a viable treatment for abnormal heartbeat.In the study, the new treatment successfully interrupted abnormal electrical pulses in ... Read more...

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Chronic constipation killed Elvis Presley - Doctor


May 6th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Elvis Presley's doctor Nick Nichopoulos has revealed that the King of Rock and Roll died due to chronic constipation. It was reported in 1977 that Presley died due ... Read more...

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Diabetes linked to irregular heartbeat


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Diabetes is linked to a 40 percent greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation- the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, found a new study.Led by Dr. Sascha ... Read more...

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Superwoman syndrome credited to popping prescription pills


February 26th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 26 (ANI): A survey has revealed that most women, who are overwhelmed by jobs, kids and commitments, pop prescription pills to boost their energy, calm them down or for ... Read more...

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Gene variant linked to a form of irregular heartbeat identified


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Researchers have identified a common gene variant associated with a form of the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation.It is a condition in which the upper chambers of the ... Read more...

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New robotic catheter guidance system to treat abnormal heart rhythms


February 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): People suffering from abnormal heart rhythms are now being treated at hospitals with a new robotic catheter guidance system."The robotic system enhances a doctor's natural ability, and we ... Read more...

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Catheter treatment better than drugs for irregular heartbeats


January 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments.The study's lead author ... Read more...

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FDA Issues Warning About Diet Pill, Stating Risk Of Heart Ailment


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drug Administration of the United States has issued a warning to the consumers about a diet pill, claiming that it increases chances of ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga wows fans at Oprah Winfrey’s show after recovering


January 18th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Lady Gaga performed before fans on Oprah Winfrey's show just hours after she was declared unfit for a gig.The "Poker Face" singer was slated to croon at ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s condition deteriorates (Roundup)


January 9th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) The condition of critically ill Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu, hospitalised with pneumonia, deteriorated Saturday with doctors saying the 95-year-old leader had slipped into drowsiness with the infection ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s condition worsens (Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) The condition of Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu deteriorated Saturday with the doctors saying the 95-year-old leader has slipped into drowsiness and his internal organs were affected. "There has ... Read more...

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Simple keyhole heart op could cut stroke risk


December 12th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): Patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation can now undergo a simple operation to avoid heart stroke, instead of taking blood-thinning medication, say researchers.The new ... Read more...

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Sir Roger Moore advises fans to learn to check own pulse


November 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Veteran actor Sir Roger Moore has advised his fans to learn to check their own pulse, as it can be helpful in discerning irregular heartbeat.The 82-year-old actor collapsed ... Read more...

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Elton John hospitalised for serious infection


November 1st, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Legendary British singer Elton John has been hospitalised with an E. coli bacterial infection and influenza. John, 62, has been ill for two weeks, but his condition worsened and ... Read more...

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Sperm donor passes heart defect to offspring


October 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) An American sperm donor, who has an undetected genetic mutation linked to a heart disease, passed on a potentially deadly condition to nine of his 24 offspring, one ... Read more...

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Bruce Wasserstein’s Death Throws Bank In Jeopardy


October 15th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce Wasserstein, the CEO of the investment bank Lazard Ltd., died on Wednesday at the premature age of 61. According to reports, he was admitted to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin docs ablate atrial fibrillation using visually-guided laser balloon catheter


September 19th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): A pair of Indian-origin physicians at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have become the first U.S. doctors to ablate atrial fibrillation (AFib) using a visually-guided ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise for heart failure patients


September 1st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI) A major international study has found that a therapy called cardiac resynchronization can significantly delay the progression of heart failure.In the study, researchers found that the treatment reduced ... Read more...

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Regular alcohol, coffee consumption can cause irregular heartbeat


August 31st, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Two recently presented studies have suggested that the intake of over ten alcoholic drinks in a week or four cups of strong coffee everyday could increase a person's ... Read more...

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