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Trial to see if electricity can shrink human heart


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) British scientists will soon begin a trial to see whether electricity can be used to shrink the heart of patients suffering from heart disease. The procedure ... Read more...

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Now, implant warns of impending heart attack


April 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A medical implant can warn users about a potential heart attack through a combination of vibrations, tones and visual signs and save lives, says a study. ... Read more...

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A pacemaker in brain can treat epilepsy


March 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Thirtythree-year-old epilepsy patient Shalini Arora's condition was deteriorating with each passing day as the medication which had helped her for years finally failed. It was ... Read more...

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Heartbeat to keep future pacemakers ticking


March 4th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An unlikely source could keep cardiac pacemakers ticking in the future - the heartbeat itself, without the necessity of batteries. University of Michigan engineering researchers have ... Read more...

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Heartbeats to keep pacemakers ticking


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Aerospace engineers have developed a prototype that could power a pacemaker using chest cavity vibrations caused mainly by heartbeats. Though pacemakers require as little as a ... Read more...

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‘Antimagnet’ could protect ships, people with pacemakers


September 26th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A new type of an anti-magnet could protect a ship's hull from mines or allow patients with pacemakers or cochlear implants to use medical equipment.Take, for ... Read more...

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Device boosts libido of men with heart failure


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A type of pacemaker has been found to improve the libido and sexual performance of men with chronic heart failure, researchers said. Chronic heart failure (HF) ... Read more...

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Three weeks in hospital, Sai Baba remains critical


April 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The overall condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba continues to be critical, doctors attending on him said Monday.A medical bulletin issued by the Sathya Sai ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba stable but critical


April 15th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba continues to be stable but critical, doctors attending on him said Friday.According to the medical bulletin issued by Sathya Sai Super ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba critical but stable


April 7th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 7 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition continues to be critical but stable, doctors attending on him said Thursday.According to the medical bulletin issued by ... Read more...

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Sai Baba still on ventilator, but stable: Doctors (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 6 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition is stable, though he continues to be on a ventilator, doctors attending on him said Wednesday. The doctors ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition critical, say doctors


April 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition has turned critical, said doctors Monday."Sathya Sai Baba continues to be on ventilator support for helping his respiration ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition stable, say doctors


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 3 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition is stable, doctors at the Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences said Sunday. However, the 85-year-old ... Read more...

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Sai Baba devotees concerned over his health


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) Reports of godman Sathya Sai Baba's deteriorating health Saturday caused concern and anxiety to millions of his devotees in India and abroad.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Brain pacemakers relieve depression in patients


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors have found a new way to use pacemakers in the body. The device is widely known to be used to deliver shocks to the heart ... Read more...

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Darth Vader Commercial Appeciated By Viewers, Max Page Praised


February 8th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the viewers were more interested in the Super Bowl commercials than the original match between Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. The Super ... Read more...

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Accidental Discovery Reveals That Brain Stimulator Lowers Blood Pressure


January 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People suffering from high blood pressure can take heart. A recent research has uncovered a great new method to control severe fluctuations in blood pressure. The ... Read more...

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Brit nurse first person to be ‘cured’ of depression by pioneering surgery


January 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A British nurse has become the first person in the world to be cured of depression from neurosurgery.Sheila Cook suffered from for more than a decade with debilitating ... Read more...

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Brain surgery overcomes incurable case of depression


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A nurse engaged in a long battle with depression has become the world's first person to benefit from neurosurgery. Sheila Cook, 62, suffered for more than a ... Read more...

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Pioneering treatment could benefit people with severe depression


January 25th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Bristol say that a neurosurgical treatment could help people who suffer with severe and intractable depression.The pioneering treatment very accurately targets brain networks ... Read more...

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New discovery may lead to advances in treating anxiety disorders


January 8th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): UCLA life scientists have discovered what may be a completely unexplored drug target for the treatment of anxiety disorders.Normally, when people or animals experience a frightening event, ... Read more...

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UK critics slam ‘cheapskate’ NHS plan for Indian call centres


January 4th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A plan by NHS that will result in all hospital appointments calls being outsourced to Indian call centres has been slammed by critics as 'cheapskate'.Managing director John Neilson ... Read more...

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TSA pat-down rules ‘handing terrorists a victory,’ says privacy expert


November 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): The time spent in the overaggressive pat-downs are a waste of valuable resources and could better be used attempting to identify likely terrorists, says privacy expert.Fred H. Cate, ... Read more...

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Rat-implanted biofuel-cell to power devices via body fluids


September 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): A newly-developed fuel cell is changing how alternative energy is derived from biofuels- the implanted device draws power from chemicals in living animals.Dubbed a glucose biofuel ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking surgery lets Scottish man live pain-free


August 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): A Scottish patient suffering from both multiple sclerosis (MS) and dystonia for the last 15 years has been given a new lease of life with a groundbreaking surgery ... Read more...

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Brit man saved after ‘dying’ 28 times


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 099 (ANI): A Brit man has been saved after his heart stopped 28 times during a surgery.Dad-of-three Steve Nixon's had a heart attack while riding motorbike and he banged ... Read more...

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Man, 62, jailed for raping friend’s drugged wife


August 6th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 6 (IANS) In a shocking case, a New Zealand court Friday sentenced a 62-year-old man to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in tandem with her husband ... 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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Dick Cheney Feeling Better, To Be Released From Hospital Soon


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President Dick Cheney is reportedly feeling better after his weekend stay at the hospital. Dick Cheney was admitted on Friday after he complained of ... Read more...

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Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney Hospitalized


June 26th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney was on Friday admitted to the George Washington University hospital for some tests after he visited a doctor ... Read more...

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Computerised monitoring systems help doctors save lives


June 20th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Special heart implants are saving lives by alerting doctors before a patient's condition becomes critical.Automatic transmission of information takes place via a wireless modem in the patient's ... Read more...

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16-week-old tot’s miraculous recovery after being frozen for four days


June 17th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A baby in Britain has made a miraculous recovery after being frozen for four days following complications he suffered after an intricate heart operation.Finley Burton, who is 16-weeks-old, ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney suffers his 5th heart attack


February 24th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Vice President Dick Cheney has suffered a mild heart attack. This is his 5th heart attack, in the last 3 decades. His office confirmed ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney In Hospital For Chest Pains


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development that has created a stir in the US political circle, Dick Cheney, the former US Vice-President has been admitted to hospital ... Read more...

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Basu on temporary pacemaker, still critical


January 17th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Former West Bengal Chief Minister and senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Jyoti Basu, who has suffered multi-organ failure, was given a temporary pacemaker early on ... Read more...

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