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All that butter & turkey for Christmas send cholesterol through the...

Study on Danes shows cholesterol levels rise by up to 20% post Christmas Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost cholesterol levels. Right after...

Two diabetes drugs linked to higher risk of heart disease

Two commonly prescribed diabetes drugs carry high risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, amputation Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry...

Coronary calcium levels can predict heart attack risk

Coronary calcium level is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack Testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a...

New tech can predict heart attacks before they happen

The biomarker measures inflammation in fats surrounding blood vessels in heart A novel imaging biomarker which measures inflammation in fats surrounding blood vessels in heart...

Women heart patients under-treated, twice as much as men

Australian study shows quality of treatment women receive is not the same as that of men Women with heart conditions are under-treated, a new study...

Sex hormone levels up heart risk in women post menopause

Higher proportion of male hormones poses great heart disease risk in post menopausal women Post menopausal women, have a higher blood level of a male...

Cleveland Clinic devises heart attack protocol to reduce gender gap...

The four step protocol ensures uniform treatment decisions; improves outcomes for women Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that implementing a four-step protocol for heart attack...

Heart attack patients on anti-depressants have lower 1-year survival

However the higher mortality as compared to those not put on anti-depressants was not necessarily related to the medication Heart attack patients prescribed antidepressants have...

Understanding heart attacks, in a world without Sridevi

The first female superstar of Bollywood succumbed to a cardiac arrest on Saturday nightIt is not a happy Sunday as Indian cine buffs mourn...

Cell patches sewn onto heart muscle can help it heal, finds...

Can parts of the heart muscle which are dead, be healed by suturing patches over them - much the same way torn clothes are...

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Every 10th kid & every 6th adult is victim of antibiotic...

Michigan Medicine study published in British Medical Journal highlights extent of antibiotic overuse One in 10 children and about one in six adults with private...