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Auditor slams Lok Nayak Hospital for wastage


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Delhi government's Lok Nayak hospital carried out "wasteful expenditure" totalling Rs.14.88 lakh, apart from Rs.75 lakh lost due to unused surgical instruments, according to the ... Read more...

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New world record: Heart surgery on 100-year-old man


April 8th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS) Italy has set a new world record in the field of medical science with an open-heart surgery on a 100-year-old man, a media report said.Medical experts ... Read more...

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Maths helping re-design stents for better results


August 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Stents are to angioplasty what blood is to life. Building better versions can ensure better results in cardiac diseases. Stents are tiny mesh tubes made from metal alloys ... Read more...

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Man with 43 stents in body recovering: AIIMS doctor


June 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Conrad, a US resident who has 43 stents in his body and is recovering well at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), could have lost ... Read more...

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Stent as good as surgery in stroke prevention


May 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that using a stent can work just as well as surgery for the prevention of stroke.Doctors now have two safe and effective options ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton had no anaesthetic for recent heart operation


March 5th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has revealed he had no anaesthetic for his recent heart operation at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital."I didn't have any anaesthesia or any sedatives. ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton says TV interview gave him indication to his heart problem


February 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 19(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton, who recently underwent a successful heart operation at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, said he had realized that something was seriously wrong to his ... Read more...

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“Feeling great” Clinton can’t wait to get back to work


February 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb. 13 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton, who underwent a heart procedure on Thursday, has said he is feeling "great" and planning to get back to Haiti relief work ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton doing ‘very well’ after heart procedure (Lead)


February 13th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (DPA) Former president Bill Clinton has said he was recovering well after undergoing a heart procedure for a blocked artery. "Actually I'm doing very well. I feel very blessed," ... Read more...

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Clinton says he’s ‘doing very well’ after heart procedure


February 13th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton has said he was recovering well after undergoing a heart procedure for a blocked artery. "Actually I'm doing very well. I feel very blessed," ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Clinton released from hospital on early Friday morning


February 13th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was released from New York Presbyterian Hospital on early Friday morning and returned to his home in Chappaqua, New York, ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton leaves hospital after heart procedure (Third lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 12 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton left hospital early Friday, a day after undergoing a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The television channel NBC cited the hospital's head ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton would ‘have had a heart attack at some point’ without surgery


February 12th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12(ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton would 'have had a heart attack at some point' without surgery, a source at the New York-Presbyterian Columbia Hospital said.Clinton, who was hospitalised ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Clinton in good condition after medical procedure


February 12th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Thursday underwent a medical procedure to place two stents in one of his coronary arteries, a spokesman said. He is ... Read more...

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After undergoing heart procedure, Bill Clinton in ‘good spirits’


February 12th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb. 12 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton, who underwent a heart procedure in a New York hospital on Thursday, is in "good spirits" now."President Clinton is in good ... Read more...

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Former US president Clinton hospitalised with chest pains (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton was hospitalised for chest "discomfort" and underwent a procedure to have two stents placed in one of his coronary arteries, a spokesman said. Clinton ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Clinton in good condition after medical procedure


February 12th, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Thursday underwent a medical procedure to place two stents in one of his coronary arteries, a spokesman said."President ... 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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New computer model could lead to safer, individualized stents


December 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Stents, normally used to halt tissue growth in arteries, are known to have life threatening side effects such as increasing the likelihood of blood clots and heart attacks. ... Read more...

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New method may treat arterial disease


November 28th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) A discovery that grew out of a collaboration between engineers and doctors shows promise in treating peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries ... Read more...

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New material may help combat arterial disease


November 28th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A group of researchers from University of California, Los Angeles has developed a novel material that can help fight peripheral arterial disease also known as hardening of arteries.The ... Read more...

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Your own stem cells can treat cardiac disease


November 18th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Transplanting a potent form of adult stem cells into the heart muscle of subjects with severe angina lessens pain and improves walking ability. These findings are the result ... Read more...

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Scientists develop materials with a “memory”


July 14th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, July 14 (ANI): With the help of numerical solutions, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Germany have developed various materials with a memory, including a minuscule ... Read more...

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Middle-aged mice fed with antibiotic live longer


July 10th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Middle-aged mice, fed with the anti-biotic rapamycin, lived between nine and 14 percent longer than other mice, according to a new study. The drug has the potential to ... Read more...

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New approach to reduce life-threatening heart attack complications


June 25th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A new study suggests that transfer of patients to specialized hospitals to undergo angioplasty within six hours after receiving clot-busting drugs can significantly lower the risk of suffering ... Read more...

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Bypass surgery better than angioplasty for certain heart patients


March 20th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found that for the treatment of patients suffering from multi-vessel coronary artery disease, who have diabetes, and for patients ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on the bodys healing secrets


February 13th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Scientists at the Centenary Institute have found a mechanism that helps control the development of endothelial cells, which are critical to the regulation of the growth and ... Read more...

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Now, smart biobatteries that releases drug at right rate


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): An Australian team of scientists has come up with a way to turn smart implants that deliver a drug to just the right place in the body ... Read more...

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President Patil visit Dasmunsi at AIIMS


October 14th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil visited Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) today whose condition continues to be ... Read more...

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“Serious” Dasmunsi kept on ventilator


October 14th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi, who was admitted in AIIMS yesterday in a critical condition after suffering from a heart stroke, is being kept ... Read more...

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Heart patients treated solely with medications have high death risk


July 19th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Heart patients treated solely with medications are at an increased risk of dying during the first year following their initial hospitalisation, according to a new study.The new ... Read more...

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Arms safer for inserting stents than legs


July 19th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Opening blocked arteries with stents through the arm rather than the leg is safer and reduces bleeding complications, but doctors still prefer the more conventional method, says a ... Read more...

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First clinical trial data of fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent published


March 14th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): The results of the worlds first clinical trial on a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent show that 30 patients treated with it had a low rate of ... Read more...

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