Tag Archives: Heart Attack

Mild Heart Diseases Can Increase Risk of Heart Attack in Diabetic Patients

The diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the risk of a heart attack, finds in a study conducted on a large scale basis involving about 40,000 patients from 17 centres across the world. Researchers at the University of British Columbia and St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver analysed data from the Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: ...

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Diabetes in Men with Low Testosterone Indicates Heart Attack Risk: Study

Men who have low testosterone and Type 2 diabetes are more likely to have atherosclerosis – a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries – than men who have diabetes and normal testosterone levels, according to new findings by researchers. "The results of our study advance our understanding of the interplay between low testosterone and cardiovascular disease in patients ...

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Indian-origin Doctor Finds Breakthrough Drug to Treat Heart Attacks

Arjun Deb, associate professor of medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles in the US found that some scar-forming cells in the heart have the ability to become cells that form blood vessels required to boosts the heart’s ability to heal after an injury. Deb and his team found that the drug could enhance the phenomenon – turning the scar-forming ...

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Eating Handful of Pistachios Daily Helps Diabetics Stay Stress Free: New Study

Consuming pistachios may help type 2 diabetic patients as the dry fruit helps in curbing vascular response to stress in daily life. Sheila West, a professor of health and nutrition, says two servings of pistachios a day will lower the body’s response during stress and control the heart better. West said although nuts are high in fat, they contain good ...

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