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14 Sep, 2011 - 09:37pm
In Germany alone, an estimated 11,000 people at the beginning of the year were awaiting a transplant. Sadly, less than half of those on the transplant waiting list will be able to receive a transplant this year. This demand for organ transplants only seemingly continues to grow, and while science has been attempting to create artificial organs for years, they have not yet been able to successfully do so.
01 Sep, 2011 - 09:57am
A study that was recently presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2011 shows that an “electronic nose” can detect those who have heart failure. The objective of the “electronic nose” was to create a fairly non-invasive way to rapidly screen, diagnose, monitor and group those patients suffering from chronic heart failure, also known through CHF.
Heparin is a medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood. Heparin allows the body's natural clot dissolution mechanisms to break down clots that have formed. It is used to prevent the formation of clots and extension of existing clots within the blood.
Do not take heparin if you:
Hydrochlorthiazide is a diuretic that increase the flow of urine and helps body get rid of excess water. It increases elimination of sodium and chloride in equal amounts from the body. It is used for the management of hypertension. It is used as an add-on therapy in edema associated with congestive heart failure, hepatic cirrhosis, and corticosteroid and estrogen therapy.
Do not take hydrochlorthiazide if you:
Written By:Ashish Gaur
05 Jun, 2011 - 05:31pm
Skipping breakfast can raise the risk of heart disease. According to the reports, those who skip breakfast are more likely to have poor diets and do less exercise.
Although lifestyle changes are an essential first step in treating coronary heart disease, you may need to take medication to keep your symptoms controlled. Most people with heart disease need to take more than one medication.
Coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease, is by far the most life-threatening cardiovascular disease. A detailed examination is crucial in identifying the underlying signs and symptoms of heart disease. Early diagnosis of problems related to heart disease helps the doctors in planning the best treatment options for you.
Coronary heart disease or coronary artery disease, also referred to as CHD or CAD, is a grave form of the condition called atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). It develops due to the deposits of LDL or the bad cholesterol on the wall of the artery. This ultimately results in a buildup of fatty deposits called plaque.
Fenofibrate is one of the lipid-regulating drugs, which reduces the high levels of cholesterol and other fats including low-density lipoprotein (LDL) i.e. bad cholesterol in the blood. It is used for the treatment of hyperlipidaemia where in fat-control diet cannot play a significant role in reduction of cholesterol.
Do not take fenofibrate if you:
What is a stroke ?
Brain cell function requires oxygen and glucose from the bloodstream. A stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), occurs when blood supply to brain is interrupted. And due to this, brain cells die. This can lead to brain damage, and may possibly be fatal.