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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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Rest can undo damage to heart cells


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The damage to cardiac cells after a heart failure can be undone by allowing the heart to rest, according to new study.Findings from an Imperial College ... Read more...

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Low iron levels tied to blood clot risk


December 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) People with low iron levels in their blood may have a higher risk of dangerous clots.A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited ... Read more...

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Heart failure patients admitted to general wards more likely to die


January 18th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has found that heart failure patients admitted to general wards are twice as likely to die as those admitted to cardiology wards.The national heart failure ... Read more...

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Chocolate could be key to curing persistent cough


December 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Chocolate could provide the key to tackling a persistent cough.Researchers are carrying out the final stages of clinical trials on a drug that contains theobromine, an ingredient in ... Read more...

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Free statins with fast food could neutralize heart risk


August 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London suggest that fast food outlets could provide statin drugs free of charge so that customers can neutralise the heart disease dangers of fatty ... Read more...

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Cardiac procedure cuts risk of Alzheimer’s disease and stroke


May 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Catheter ablation, treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, significantly reduces the risk of stroke, mortality, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, researchers have found.The finding, ... Read more...

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How air pollution, cigarette smoke trigger coughing


November 24th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): Researchers have found how environmental irritants, such as air pollution and cigarette smoke, trigger coughing.In a study conducted by experts from Imperial College London and the University of ... Read more...

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Little evidence linking HRT to heart risk in menopausal women


November 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have found little evidence suggesting that menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy are at an increased cardiovascular disease risk.Although the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on ... Read more...

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New discovery may lead to improved asthma drugs


November 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers have made a novel discovery that might open avenues for developing new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and asthma.They have identified ... Read more...

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Domino Pizza sponsorship of Simpsons violates anti-junk food guidelines


February 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Domino Pizza''s sponsorship of the cartoon series The Simpsons has broken strict guidelines against junk food companies advertising on television for the first time since they were ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene that causes enlarged hearts


June 8th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Researchers from the Medical Research Council's Clinical Sciences Centre and the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College, London, have found that genetics play a vital ... Read more...

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Researchers develop new test for quicker, easier TB diagnosis


March 8th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 8(ANI): A research team, led by an Indian researcher at Imperial College London has developed a new blood test that can detect tuberculosis (TB) infection within few days rather than ... Read more...

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