When a person suffers a heart attack, ideally, treatment in the form of angioplasty must be provided within the first 1-1.5 hours (the golden hour). Anything beyond this time frame and the heart muscle cells are irreversibly
A Florida Atlantic University researcher has published a review for clinicians on the optimal utilization of aspirin to treat and prevent heart attacks as well as commentary on the cholesterol lowering drugs to prevent colorectal
The cure for breast cancer could now be just as simple as popping a pill. A new study by scientists including one of Indian origin have found that aspirin could slow down the growth of tumors that cause breast cancer. The study
A US study has found the women consuming aspirin reduce their risk of developing melanoma, a type of dangerous type of skin cancer, and the longer they take the medicine, the lower risk they have. The findings suggest that
The risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in older people, may increase due to aspirin, a drug for prevention of cardiovascular disease, says an Australian study. Aspirin is one of the
After suffering five miscarriages in five years, a 33-year-old British woman has finally given birth. This was possible after she took an aspirin a day.
Dawn Paddock gave birth to son Shay in April 2010, and was determined to
Angioplasty is a safe procedure when done by experts. When the patient is above 75 years, the procedure becomes technically difficult because of age-related changes that occur in the body. The arteries in the body become hard due
Patients at high risk of developing cancer could be prescribed regular doses of aspirin as a preventative measure, British experts say.There is widespread evidence that taking the pain-killer on a daily basis can cut the chances
Every head has its own headache. - Arab Proverb
In the literal sense, a headache is a nervous system disorder that refers to pain felt in the head region - above the eyes and ears as well as back of the head and upper neck.
A heart attack is the death of, or damage to, part of the heart muscle due to severe reduction or stoppage of blood supply to the heart muscle. Heart attacks are becoming more commonplace these days with even people in their 20s
Low-dose aspirin could save the lives of people with a history of blood clot. It is a cheap and effective way to prevent potentially deadly blood clots forming in patients' legs or the lungs. The study, conducted by researchers
A daily dose of acetylsalicylic acid, as big as a fourth of an aspirin, may arrest declining mental capacity among the elderly with high cardiovascular risk, says a new study. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of
With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan blamed initial delays on the part of the state administration for the spurt in such cases. "I had a discussion with the
The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data on Saturday. The total number of people afflicted with the mosquito-borne