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Stress, depression double heart attack risk


December 5th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) Those who suffer from depression or stress are twice as likely to have a heart attack than those with an even outlook.A study led by Concordia ... Read more...

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29 genome regions linked to common form of inflammatory bowel disease


February 7th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Researchers have linked 29 genome regions with ulcerative colitis - a common form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).The new findings support the theory that an overactive immune ... 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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Genetic markers associated with ulcerative colitis risk identified


January 9th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A team of International researchers has identified genetic markers associated with risk for ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, relapsing disorder that causes inflammation and ulceration in ... Read more...

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Viagra may protect hearts of muscular dystrophy patients


May 13th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers from University of Montreal and Montreal Heart Institute have suggested that Viagra may protect the hearts of patients with muscular dystrophy.Muscular dystrophy is characterized by ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new approach to treat aortic valve stenosis


April 19th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Scientists at Universite de Montreal and the Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre have claimed that the findings from their new study, which focussed on the most common ... Read more...

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Researchers identify genetic risk factors linked to lupus


January 21st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has identified multiple new genetic risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, a debilitating autoimmune disease.The large-scale genomic study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Depression, anxiety may double risk of ailments in heart patients


January 19th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Depression and anxiety can double the risk of repeated heart ailments in coronary artery disease patients, according to a new study.The study, by researchers at the McGill University ... Read more...

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