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Heart Cancer

Heart Cancer

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 6:50

Heart CancerHEART CANCER HEART CANCER It is malignant tumor and is very rare form of cancer. Other name for heart cancer is CARDIAC CARCINOMA. It ...

Life Threatening Diseases

Life Threatening Diseases

Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:05

It is safe to say that nobody ever wants to get sick, much more so to be struck with a disease that may put one's life in extreme risk. Which is why adopting a healthy lifestyle and clean living are frequently suggested to prevent life threatening diseases. If ...

Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

Thursday, February 3, 2011 1:16

What Is Heart Failure? Heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped working. Rather, it means that the heart's pumping power is weaker than normal. With heart failure, blood moves through the heart and body at a slower rate, and pressure in the heart increases. As ...

Best Tips To Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Best Tips To Keep Your Cholesterol in Check

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 5:00

The word "cholesterol" comes with a lot of baggage. For decades it has been known that high cholesterol levels lead to clogged arteries and increase the risks of heart attack and stroke. Heart disease is the top killer of both men and women, so every adult should be ...

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Drug Promises Heart Disease

Drug Promises Heart Disease

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 1:13

Heart attacks and strokes could be cut by at least a third by tripling the number of patients on cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to research published today. Expanding the simple treatment could save the lives of 10,000 Britons a year, say the authors of a study which one expert ...

Diabetes - Heart Disease - Stroke

Diabetes – Heart Disease – Stroke

Friday, January 28, 2011 4:31

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Having diabetes or pre-diabetes puts ...

Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic Heart Disease

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 2:56

What is ischemia? Ischemia (is-KE'me-ah) is a condition in which the blood flow (and thus oxygen) is restricted to a part of the body. Cardiac ischemia is the name for lack of blood flow and oxygen to the heart muscle....

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Heart Diseases

Heart Diseases

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 5:38

What is Heart disease? There are many types of heart disease. About 25% of all Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease. The major types of heart disease are atherosclerosis, coronary, rheumatic, congenital, myocarditis, angina and arrhythmia.  Heart disease can arise from congenital defects, infection, ...

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Heart Anatomy

Heart Anatomy

Thursday, January 13, 2011 4:34

The Cardiovascular System Your heart and circulatory system make up your cardiovascular system. Your heart works as a pump that pushes blood to the organs, tissues, and cells of your body. Blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to every cell and removes the carbon dioxide and waste ...

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Brittle Bone Sufferers at Risk from Heart Disease

Brittle Bone Sufferers at Risk from Heart Disease

Saturday, December 4, 2010 5:50

Patients with brittle bone disease are more likely to suffer heart disease as well, a study has found. Scientists say that both conditions have the same biological cause, meaning contracting one makes an individual more susceptible to the other....

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