News tagged with heart attack

Experiments test if implant can block sleep apnea

(AP) -- Loud snoring may do more than irritate your spouse: It can signal sleep apnea, depriving you of enough zzzz's to trigger a car crash, even a heart attack. Now scientists are beginning to test if an implanted pacemaker-like ...

dateDec 27, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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Using nanoparticles to combat arteriosclerosis

In industrialized countries, a particularly high number of people suffer from arteriosclerosis—with fatal consequences: Deposits in the arteries lead to strokes and heart attacks. A team of researchers under the leadership ...

dateJan 06, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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