patients with cardiovascular disease

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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No link between diabetes drug and rise in heart attacks

June 30th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A recent study has discarded any link between increase in heart attacks and the intake of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone.The clinical trial of 2,368 diabetes patients with cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Beta-blockers ‘linked to benefits in patients with lung disease’

May 25th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Beta-blocker medications could be good for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), claim scientists.The patients may have fewer respiratory flare-ups and longer survival if they take the ... Read more...

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Soon, ’swallow the doctor’ nano pills to get heart back to health

January 19th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Heart patients may soon be able to "swallow their doctors", all thanks to researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School who have built targeted nanoparticles that can cling ... Read more...

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Statins may help prevent blood clots in heart patients

November 4th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that cholesterol-lowering drugs, also known as statins, may help prevent formation of blood clots in patients with cardiovascular disease.The researchers showed that atherosclerosis ... Read more...

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Big waistline could surprisingly be a lifeline for heart disease sufferers

May 19th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Despite being a leading contributor to heart disease, obesity appears to play a protective role in a range of cardiovascular problems, says a new study.Researchers found that obese ... Read more...

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Automated calling service may help improve medication adherence among asthmatics

May 18th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): American scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, in Portland, Oregon, have revealed that they have tested an automated calling service designed to encourage asthma patients ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke can disfigure your heart

November 14th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Exposure to prolonged puffing can perk up levels of a stress hormone in the heart that can potentially reshape the left ventricle, according to new research. In a ... Read more...

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Soybeans, legumes boost functioning of arteries in stroke patients

September 24th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Researchers in Hong Kong have found that a dietary supplement containing isoflavone - chemical found in soybeans, chickpeas, legumes and clovers - can boost artery function in ... Read more...

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Researchers unmask new culprit behind heart disease

April 21st, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Australian researchers have unmasked a molecule behind heart diseases - one the biggest killers in the developed world. The research hinges on a particular molecule, known as a ... Read more...

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Resistant to aspirin raises heart attack risk

January 18th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has found that patients who are resistant to aspirin are four times more likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or even die from a ... Read more...

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