News tagged with heart problems
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An Australian man was jailed for three years Thursday after helping an elderly friend kill himself by providing him with an animal anaesthetic he bought in Mexico.
Other Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stem cell therapy moderately improves heart function after a heart attack, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. But the researchers behind the review say larger clinical trials are needed to ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers.
Addiction Feb 02, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Surprising results from two new studies may reopen debate about the value of Avastin for breast cancer. The drug helped make tumors disappear in certain women with early-stage disease, researchers found.
Cancer Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A multiple sclerosis drug made by industry giant Novartis is under investigation after at least 11 patients taking the medicine died.
Medications Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in Australia on Monday called for health warnings on caffeine-loaded energy drinks following a spike in the number of people reporting medical problems after drinking them.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
How sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, can alleviate heart problems is reported by Bochum's researchers in cooperation with colleagues from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (Minnesota) in the journal ...
Cardiology Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Poets might scoff at the notion that heart and brain are closely related, but scientists led by those at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) say a genetic defect that affects the brain can stop a heart.
Medical research Dec 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer, according to a paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Sydney researchers have debunked the widespread belief that technological devices such as computers and mobile phones are increasingly eating into our sleep.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Young women may reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease simply by eating more fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids, researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Urban legend warns shoveling snow causes heart attacks, and the legend seems all too accurate, especially for male wintery excavators with a family history of premature cardiovascular disease. However, until recently this ...
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
A woman's heart breaks more easily than a man's.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Give people free prescription drugs and many of them still won't bother to take their medicine.
Medications Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Low levels of vitamin C were associated with higher levels of high sensitivity C-Reactive protein (hsCRP) and shorter intervals without major cardiac issues or death for heart failure patients, in research presented at the ...
Cardiology Nov 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |