Cardiologist

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Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries

New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.

11/18/2013

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY RUPAM JAIN NAIR  "Asia-Russia-wildlife-tiger-conservation" A tiger, seen wearing a collar, is spotted during a jungle-safari at the Ranthambore National Park, around 200kms from Jaipur, on October 22, 2010. Efforts to save the tiger, set to be addressed at a conference in Russia November 2010, will depend for a large part on the success of the shield India has attempted to throw around the animal. The country is home to more than half of the world's rapidly dwindling wild tigers, but even its conservation programme, said by the government to be the world's most comprehensive, has failed to halt the creature's demise. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors, Veterinarians Explore Shared Medical Problems

What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common? That is among the questions related to fighting diseases that affect both animals and people that physicians and veterinarians are teaming up to explore.

11/01/2013

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President Bush’s Heart Scare A Reminder For Women As Well

Heart disease is the number of killer of women in the U.S., responsible for one in every four deaths.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Even Fit Baby Boomers Won’t Escape Heart Problems

Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.

11/05/2012

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Fort Worth Man Thrown A Rope Thanks To LifeVest

David Torres says he was on the brink of death three times last year.

01/09/2012

Three Dimensional (3 D Image Displays A Computerised Visualization Of A Human Heart

Family Shares Common Bond Over Defibrillators

A 12-year-old Keller Middle School student who, suffered a heart attack, has an internal defibrillator now, but his mother may have saved his life by performing CPR.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2010