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26
May

Pop a pill a day to halve the risk of strokes and heart diseases

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A once-a-day pill could actually reduce the risk of strokes and heart disease by half for millions, say scientists. Researchers who have initiated this first international trial of its kind believe that combined Red Heart ‘polypill’ may be able to lower deaths due to kidney failure and bowel...Read More

27
Apr

HIV infection may become a risk factor for Heart Failure

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Patients of HIV infection without a prior history of Coronary heart disease may hold a greater risk of heart failure. According to the author of the study, "Heavy alcohol consumption, which is more prevalent among HIV-infected people, is also an established risk factor for heart failure". The...Read More

06
Apr

Working long hours may enhance the risk of heart diseases

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A new factor needs to be added in the risks factors for various heart diseases- long working hours! A recent research has revealed that the office employees in England enhanced their chances of having a heart attack significantly by working long hours. The study was carried out by the researchers at...Read More

01
Apr

Open Heart Surgery Performed Under Local Anesthesia.

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This Thursday in Ahmedabad, city doctors successfully performed an open heart surgery without sedating the patient with anesthesia. The patient Jashoda, 45 was diagnosed with 99% blockage in one of the major coronary arteries together with Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. The doctors realized that if...Read More

23
Feb

Heart Healthy Food

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Food can play a major role in fighting off cholesterol and keep a person’s heart fit as a fiddle. Let us tell you about a few heart friendly foods: Heart Healthy Food-Oats: Oats are the only wholegrain food recognized by the FDA that is considered to effectively lower the levels of cholesterol...Read More

18
Feb

Prevention of heart disease much cheaper than its cure!

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The health experts are warning one and all to prevent the various heart diseases as its prevention is way less costly than its cure! With the maintenance of healthy diet and lifestyle, the heart diseases can be easily prevented. The basis of keeping the heart diseases at bay includes avoiding the...Read More

16
Feb

Donor hearts getting wasted due to mounting cost

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Quite recently, the Chennai state organ registry called the Frontier Lifeline Hospitals enquiring whether they had patients on the wait list for heart transplant. The hospital actually had many patients in the queue, but it still turned down the offer. The Frontier Lifeline Chairman, Dr. K M Cherian...Read More

04
Feb

Heart Healthy Diet

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 Heart Diseases are one of the commonest and largest causes of death worldwide. In view of this fact it becomes essential to adopt all measures to avoid these disorders. Faulty diet plays a major role in development of heart diseases thus changing into a heart healthy diet will help prevent heart...Read More

27
Dec

Arguments with the family could lead to heart troubles

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Troubled relations with key family members could increase a person’s Angina risk according to the latest research published in an online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. An earlier health survey had established the connection between rewarding personal relationships and the...Read More

23
Dec

New Test declared one of the Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs of 2010

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Corus CAD is the initiator and the only clinically validated blood-based test for obstructive coronary artery disease. The blood for the test is drawn conveniently in the clinician's office and does not expose patients to risks of radiation or imaging agent intolerance. The test can help the physician...Read More

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