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April 12, 2005

Cold Bug Linked to Heart Attacks in Men

A common cold bug could cause heart attacks in younger men, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday .. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that Chlamydia pneumoniae and perhaps other infections can sometimes damage the heart and arteries, causing heart disease. (Reuters)

Posted by news editor at 03:13 PM

April 07, 2005

Cannabis Slows Coronary Artery Disease

"An active ingredient in cannabis can ease inflammation and slow the progression of coronary artery disease in mice, and possibly humans, researchers said on Wednesday."

Posted by news editor at 03:58 AM

April 01, 2005

Woman Receives Blood Pressure Implant

"A New York woman is the first in the U.S. to receive a pacemaker-like implant the size of an iPod that has shown promise in controlling high blood pressure."

Posted by news editor at 10:27 PM