risk of heart attack

Being Bossed Around At Work ‘Raises Risk Of Heart Attack’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has found out that being bossed around at work raises the chances of someone getting a heart attack by 23 percent. The research shows ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Turmeric lowers heart attack risk post surgery


April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Turmeric may help lower heart attack risk in people post bypass surgery, thanks to curcumin, the yellow pigment present in the spice which has antioxidant and ... Read more...

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ECG can also predict heart attacks


April 11th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Can a simple diagnostic test that measures a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks?Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco, found a higher risk of ... Read more...

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Wonder mix halves chances of cardiac attack, death


March 28th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Paramedics can practically halve a patient's chances of a heart attack or dying by promptly administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium (GIK).A Tufts Medical ... Read more...

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Beware that broken heart after bereavement


January 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Beware -- chances of a heart attack shoot up 21-fold within the first 24 hours after the loss of a loved one.The risk of heart attack ... Read more...

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Dental cleanings reduce heart attack risk


November 14th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 14 (IANS) People who have their teeth scraped and cleaned had lowered their heart attack and stroke risk by 24 and 13 percent respectively, compared to those who ... Read more...

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Trouble falling asleep signals heart attack risk


October 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) If you have trouble falling asleep, don't take it lightly -- you could be a candidate for a moderately higher risk of a heart attack. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Good’ cholesterol drug may help diabetics


July 19th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) A drug designed to improve levels of "good" cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in diabetics who are on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Researchers stumbled on this ... Read more...

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Calcium supplements cause heart problems in women?


April 24th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) There is growing evidence that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart attacks among older women, say researchers.Calcium supplements are often prescribed to older (postmenopausal) women ... Read more...

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Calcium supplements ‘ups heart attack risk in older women’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): A new research has indicated that calcium supplements increase the risk of cardiovascular events, particularly heart attacks, in older women.The findings suggest that their use in managing osteoporosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Research says that apple lowers ‘bad cholesterol’


April 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has found that an apple a day reduces the risk of heart attack by lowering the body’s “bad cholesterol”. The research was conducted ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise ‘may curb non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese’


April 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has found that doing aerobic exercise regularly may slow the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese people with pre-diabetes.Walking on a treadmill for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vegan lifestyle ‘ups risk of heart attack, stroke’


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): People who follow a vegan lifestyle - strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind - may increase their risk of developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bariatric surgery cuts long-term cardiovascular risk in diabetics


March 31st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that bariatric surgery reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with diabetes."This is a watershed moment for diabetes care. With ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irregular physical activity can trigger heart attacks


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new research suggests that spikes in physical activity -- such as during sex -- can have the opposite effect -- triggering heart attacks and cardiac ... Read more...

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Having a fling or one-night stand ‘can give you a heart attack’


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Having a fling or one-night stand can increase the risk of a heart attack, according to a new study.Researchers from the Tufts Medical Centre and Harvard School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug used to treat type 2 diabetes linked to heart problems


March 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): A new study has added to mounting evidence that rosiglitazone - a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes - is associated with an increased risk of major ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Apple shaped’ obesity, other forms ‘equally risky’


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged previous findings that obese people who are 'apple shaped' (fat deposits in the middle of the body) are at higher risk of heart ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traffic fumes more dangerous than cocaine?


February 24th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Traffic fumes trigger more than eight times as many heart attacks as snorting cocaine, according to a new study. If an individual with heart disease takes cocaine, ... Read more...

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Why folic acid won’t prevent a heart attack


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study at The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts has claimed that taking folic acid might save you from a heart attack once, but ... Read more...

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Heart attack risk higher for women whose mothers had strokes


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Women whose mothers are victims of stroke are at a far higher risk of a heart attack. Women may be more at risk of inherited forms of ... Read more...

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Mother’s stroke history ‘can help predict daughter’s heart attack risk’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a mother's stroke history can help predict her daughter's risk of heart attack.If you're a woman and your mother had a stroke, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patients with high cholesterol’ ‘not getting the treatment they need’


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The largest ever study of 147 million people has claimed that most people around the globe with high cholesterol are not getting the right kind of treatment.The report, ... Read more...

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Morning sex ‘can improve your health and mood’


January 28th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Want to kick start your day feeling healthy and positive? Look no further than the bedroom, suggests a new studyAccording to the research, adults who make love first ... Read more...

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Common painkillers increase risk of heart problems: Study


January 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has associated common painkillers to increased risk of heart problems.The drugs include traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) as well as new generation anti-inflammatory drugs, known ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Binge drinking doubles heart attack risk


November 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Binge drinkers are at twice the risk of a heart attack than those who consume the same amount but spread it over a week. Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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Binge drinkers at ‘higher risk of heart disease’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has indicated that Belfast's binge drinking culture could be behind the country's high rates of heart disease.The study, which compares drinking patterns of middle aged ... Read more...

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Cholesterol deposits on eyelids ‘predicts higher risk of heart attack’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Cholesterol deposits on eyelids-xanthelasmata-are a warning for heart attack, artery disease and early death, reveals a Danish study.As half of the people with the deposits have normal blood ... Read more...

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Former heavy smokers are at an increased risk of heart failure: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A study from University of Alabama at Birmingham found that despite 15 years of smoking abstinence, former heavy smokers still face risk of heart failure.The incidence of heart ... Read more...

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Flossing cuts risk of heart attack


November 9th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): A new UK study claimed that regular flossing keeps one's health perfect and also reduces the chances of heart attack.Dental Health Foundation estimated if you are not regularly ... Read more...

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More strokes, fewer heart attacks with carotid stents: Study


October 12th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A meta-analysis of previously published studies has shown that for patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical ... Read more...

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Keller Rohrback to continue investigation of Abbot Laboratories’ weight loss drug Merida


October 10th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Keller Rohrback L.L.P. has announced that it will carry on with its investigation into the side effects of using the weight-loss drug Merida. The drug, ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories Allows Further Investigation On Meridia


October 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Authorities have confirmed that the investigations on the side-effects of Meridia, a prescription weight loss drug, will continue. Meridia has come under investigation for one of its constituents, sibutramine, ... Read more...

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Loss of cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson’s


October 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have bolstered the link between Parkinson's disease and the loss of cellular powerhouses called mitochondria after conducting a painstaking analysis of more than 400 brain tissue samples.If ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women can escape heart disease, if they are regular to dentist


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Women, who pay regular visits to dentist, can curb their visits to cardiac surgeon, as a new study states that if a woman takes proper dental care, she's ... Read more...

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