News tagged with rhythm

Landmark heart treatment study

Treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments, according to a landmark study published in the Jan. 27 issue of the Journal of the American ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Medical research
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Chronic sleep loss degrades nighttime performance

( -- Although the exact function of sleep remains unknown, sleep is clearly necessary for optimal cognitive performance, learning, and memory. Sufficient sleep is also important for cardiovascular, metabolic, ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Health
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Heart drugs show promise for fighting colon cancer

Scientists in Sweden are reporting for the first time that a group of drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer. The study is in ACS' Journal of Natural Products. Colon cancer is the third ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Cancer
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