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World Heart Day, September 30th 2007

World Heart Day, September 30th 2007

Today is world heart day. It is celebrated annually on the last Sunday of September. World heart day encourages awareness of healthy heart. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s largest causes, claiming millions of lives every year. World heart day began in 1999 in an effort to create awareness and educate risk factors for […]

Know The Risk Factors Associated With Heart Attack Before It Attacks You!

Know The Risk Factors Associated With Heart Attack Before It Attacks You!

Heart attack is the leading cause of death of men and women in United States. Heart attack is a permanent damage to the heart muscle. There are many risk factors associated with heart attack. Know and identify the risk factors associated with heart attacks to prevent before you become a victim [Prevent heart disease risk […]

Health News On 30 Sep 2007

New, Non-Invasive Imaging Test Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks Kathy Brown says she always thought that heart disease was for those who smoked cigarettes, drank, ate a lot of red meat, and who were overweight. She had a healthy and active lifestyle, although she was a former smoker with a history of heart disease on […]

High Blood Pressure May Be Due To Excess Weight In Half Of Overweight Adults

As many as 50 percent of overweight men and women with high blood pressure may have hypertension as a result of being overweight, researchers reported today at the American Heart Association’s 61st Annual Fall Conference of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research.Researchers in Italy found that about 50 percent of overweight, hypertensive adults, ranging […]

Health News On 29 Sep 2007

FDA Puts Stop To Cough Medicines For Children Government health officials on Friday gave drug companies until Oct. 31 to stop making and selling any unapproved medicines labeled for use by children younger than 6 that contain the painkiller and cough suppressant hydrocodone. New Type Of Drug Shows Promise In Attacking Melanoma In Innovative Way […]

Antibiotics Not Always Best Bet For Battling Childhood Ear Infections

With cold and flu season right around the corner, many new parents of infants and toddlers will soon be visiting their family pediatrician complaining of painful or recurring ear aches. In most cases, children suffering from ear infections are prescribed Amoxicillin or a similar antibiotic to combat the infection, but when antibiotics fail to stop […]

Health News On 28 Sep 2007

Painful Condition Affecting Kidney Failure Patients Increases Risk Of Death A painful and debilitating condition that affects patients with kidney failure may be more common than previously believed and appears to be strongly associated with prior exposure to certain contrast agents used in imaging studies. Occupational Exposures May Be Linked To Death From Autoimmune Disease […]

Control the Risk Factors Of High Blood Pressure with Proper Diet and Exercise

Control the Risk Factors Of High Blood Pressure with Proper Diet and Exercise

You may be surprised by hearing the fact that an estimate of 1.5 billion people expected to have high blood pressure by 2025. This condition is normally uncontrollable. High blood pressure risk is greater in developed countries than under developed or developing countries. The people in developed countries have 90% chance of getting the risk […]

Men Who Smoke Risk Erectile Dysfunction: Study

Healthy men who smoke are at risk developing erectile dysfunction — and the more cigarettes they smoke, the greater the risk of erectile dysfunction, according to a new study.In a study of 4,763 Chinese men aged 35 to 74 years who were free of blood vessel disease and who reported that they had been sexually […]

Health News On 27 Sep 2007

Cystic Fibrosis Patients May Breathe Easier, Thanks To Bioengineered Antimicrobials By better understanding how antimicrobials bind and thereby get inactivated in the mucus of air passages, researchers at the University of Illinois may have found a way to help cystic fibrosis patients fight off deadly infections. Heavy Exercise Miscarriage Link Strenuous exercise early in pregnancy […]