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Soon, a pacemaker fuelled by heartbeat

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An experimental device could use the energy of the beating heart to keep the pacemaker going Continue reading “Soon, a pacemaker fuelled by heartbeat” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Drug-free approach to ease blood pressure in offing

Researchers are working on a drug-free approach to normalising high blood pressure linked to stroke Continue reading “Drug-free approach to ease blood pressure in offing” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Hidden disease, not sports behind sudden cardiac arrest

Undetected heart disease and not sports is to be blamed for sudden Continue reading “Hidden disease, not sports behind sudden cardiac arrest” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Women likelier to die from myocardial infarction than men

Women are twice more likely than men to die from a myocardial infarction than men Continue reading “Women likelier to die from myocardial infarction than men” »  More...

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By ANI On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Eating lunch at desk and not taking breaks doubles blood clot risk

Ten people a day are dying of blood clots as more and more Continue reading “Eating lunch at desk and not taking breaks doubles blood clot risk” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Scientists to develop a new type of cardiovascular stent to improve biocompatibility and effectiveness

A new type of cardiovascular stent, coated in antibodies to improve biocompatibility Continue reading “Scientists to develop a new type of cardiovascular stent to improve biocompatibility and effectiveness” More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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New hope for terminal heart patients

There’s new hope for terminal heart patients, with a new pumping device promising to provide Continue reading “New hope for terminal heart patients” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Major genetic discovery explains 10 % of aortic valve disease

“A very important step towards a molecular catalog representing more than the sum of all genes found to date” Continue reading “Major genetic discovery explains 10 % of aortic valve disease” More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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New Way of Fighting High Cholesterol Upends Assumptions

Atherosclerosis – the hardening of arteries that is a primary cause of Continue reading “New Way of Fighting High Cholesterol Upends Assumptions” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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Diet High in Total Antioxidants Associated with Lower Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Women

Coronary heart disease is a major cause of death in women. Continue reading “Diet High in Total Antioxidants Associated with Lower Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Women” »  More...