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Extreme heat, cold can trigger fatal heart attacks


September 19th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Extremes of temperatures during heat waves or cold spells could trigger premature deaths from heart attacks, according to a new study by Australian researchers.The findings are ... Read more...

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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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Painkillers could kill heart attack survivors early


September 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Popular painkillers such as ibuprofen can elevate chances of an early death among heart attack survivors, suggests a new study.Some of these drugs, available over the ... Read more...

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‘Broken heart syndrome’ actually protects organ


June 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) A condition that temporarily causes heart failure among those who experience severe stress might actually protect the organ from very high adrenaline levels, says a research.The ... Read more...

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Ozone exposure could trigger heart attacks


June 26th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Young, healthy adult volunteers exposed for two hours to ozone developed physiological changes tied to cardiovascular damage. They showed evidence of vascular inflammation, a potential reduced ... Read more...

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Sudden cardiac death tied to slower electrical currents


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 22 (IANS) Electrical impulses taking a few split seconds longer to traverse lower heart chambers might cause sudden cardiac death (SCD) among men, according to the latest study. ... Read more...

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Obese women face higher risk of vein clots


April 20th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 20 (IANS) Overweight and obese middle-aged women are more likely to develop potentially fatal blood clots within leg veins than their normal weight counterparts, says a study.Researchers from ... Read more...

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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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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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Sleep apnea treatment staves off heart failure


March 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Getting treatment may not just help people with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night's rest but also stave off heart failure, says a study.Researchers discovered ... Read more...

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Potency wrecking compound linked to heart disease


February 24th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Scientists are now suspecting that toxic chemical BPA, known to wreck male potency, may also be linked to heart disease.People with higher urine concentrations of ... Read more...

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What’s good for women’s heart? Baked mackerel!


May 25th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Postmenopausal women who often consumed baked or broiled fish had a 30 percent lower risk of developing heart failure, as compared to women who seldom ate ... Read more...

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Exercise protects heart via nitric oxide


May 5th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Exercise both reduces the risk of a heart attack and protects it from injury if a heart attack has occurred, researchers say. For years, doctors have ... Read more...

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New cell therapy shows promise against atherosclerosis


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that cell therapy can be used to reverse the effect of 'bad' LDL cholesterol and reduce the inflammation that leads to ... 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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Heart attack risk higher for women whose mothers had strokes


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Women whose mothers are victims of stroke are at a far higher risk of a heart attack. Women may be more at risk of inherited forms of ... Read more...

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American Heart Association: Heart disease costs to triple


January 25th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Experts have estimated that the cost of treating heart attack in the United States is expected to triple by 2030.The American Heart Association that came up ... Read more...

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High-sugar diets in teens ‘increase heart disease risk later in life’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Teenagers who consume high sugar foods in their diets may be at an increased risk of heart disease later in life, says a new study.The study showed that ... Read more...

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Heart Risk Posed By Diabetes Drugs Avandia Same As Actos, Study Says


August 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has highlighted that the risk of developing heart ailments or causing death of the diabetes drug Avandia is just the same as its ... Read more...

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Eating chocolate cuts heart failure risk among women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Eating bits of chocolate occasionally can help protect women from heart failure. However, daily consumption seems to negate its positive benefits. In a first ever nine-year study involving ... Read more...

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Heart rate formula revised for women


July 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Researchers have revised the heart rate formula, setting a lower maximum for women.Until now doctors may have been overestimating women's peak heart rates during a stress test, ... Read more...

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Why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep


July 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): The mystery connected with why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep has been solved by scientists at The University of Manchester.The pioneering research, using detailed computer ... Read more...

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Fatal lung vascular disease ’caused by silencing of genes’


June 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Epigenetic gene silencing may hold key to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a fatal lung vascular disease, suggests a new American research.PAH, a syndrome characterized by gradual blockage ... Read more...

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New hope for patients at high risk of recurrences of heart disease


May 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Canadian researchers confirmed the potential of a medication to reduce inflammation in patients with atherosclerosis.The results of the clinical study, directed by Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif of the Montreal ... Read more...

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Processed meat like Hot Dogs and Sausages are bad for your heart


May 20th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Processed meat like hot dogs and sausages are bad for the health of your heart. They increase the risk of contracting heart diseases and also for ... Read more...

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‘Sausage not steak’ raises risk of heart disease


May 18th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Eating processed meat such as sausages raises the likelihood of heart disease, while red meat does not seem to be as harmful, researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Impotency Doubles Heart Attack Risk, Study Reveals


March 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research has revealed that impotent men are more likely to die of heart related ailments in comparison to non-impotent heart patients. The study which ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to exploit the body’s own ability to fight heart attack


February 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a bid to find a way to better help patients protect themselves against harm from a heart attack, a group of scientists are taking their cues from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watching TV increases heart risk by 80%


January 13th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Watching TV is dangerous for your heart. Because a study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation suggests that watching TV can increase the risk ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke exposure prior to heart transplant harmful: Study


November 25th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Cigarette smoke exposure prior to a heart transplant in either the donor, recipient, or both, accelerates the death of a transplanted heart, a new study has found.The ... Read more...

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Beta-blockers for heart patients a double-edged sword


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois have discovered that a particular class of heart medications called beta-blockers can have a helpful as well as harmful effect depending on their ... Read more...

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Obesity, BP, blood sugar deadliest combo for tempting early death


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): People having obesity, high blood pressure and high blood sugar simultaneously are twice likely to have a heart attack and three times more likely to die earlier than ... Read more...

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Viagra relatives could minimize abnormally large hearts


September 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): A new study claims that compounds related to Viagra, which is already in clinical trials to prevent heart failure, may also counter the disease in a different way.The ... Read more...

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Lead in bone heightens cardiovascular death risk


September 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Studies have linked exposure to environmental lead with cardiovascular diseases. However, they have looked at lead concentrations in blood, not bone, which is a better indicator of cumulative ... Read more...

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Why low vitamin D ups diabetics’ heart disease risk


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that low levels of sunshine vitamin can almost double heart disease risk in diabetes patients.Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ... Read more...

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