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Marathons could permanently damage heart: Study

December 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Running marathons could permanently damage your heart, say scientists.High-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications, a study ... Read more...

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Hormone may help reverse serious pulmonary condition

September 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The hormone estrogen may help reverse pulmonary hypertension, which mainly affects women, research shows.It is a rare and serious condition that causes a progressive increase in ... Read more...

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How sex hormones influence right heart function

October 20th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed human sex hormones influence the structure and function of the right ventricle (RV) of the heart.The researchers found that in women receiving hormone ... Read more...

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Potential treatment for pulmonary hypertension discovered

August 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Researchers at University of Alberta have discovered potential treatment for a deadly disease called pulmonary hypertension.Pulmonary arterial hypertension, which is high blood pressure in the lungs, currently has ... Read more...

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Sea squirt study offers insight into early development of human embryos

July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): In a study on model organism Ciona intestinalis, commonly known as the sea squirt, researchers have uncovered the origin of the heart-jaw connection in vertebrates - a discovery ... Read more...

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Clue to foetal blood vessel failure found

December 7th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Making a big breakthrough, researchers have uncovered why a foetal blood vessel can fail to close shortly after birth, causing serious health problems.A German team showed that if ... Read more...

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Study comparing two surgeries for infant heart defect shows mixed results

November 16th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists have found mixed results in the first head-to-head comparison of two surgeries for infants born with severely underdeveloped hearts - the most common severe heart birth defect.One ... Read more...

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Cardiac dysfunction experienced by marathon runners is temporary

May 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist has found that cardiac abnormalities observed in some marathon runners following competition are transitory, and do not result in damage to the heart muscle.Previous ... Read more...

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