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Scientists design a self-powered sensor that can help monitor heart failure
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Scientists design a self-powered sensor that can help monitor heart failure

It is a miniaturised self-powered sensor that can enter the heart with minimally invasive surgery.

Twitter is testing Bookmarks to help you privately save tweets to be read later
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Twitter is testing Bookmarks to help you privately save tweets to be read later

The differentiating factor of Bookmark is expected to be the fact that it will be completely private and no notification will be sent to the original sender or your followers.

Mobile app to help with providing information on your heart condition, without the need for ultrasound scan
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Mobile app to help with providing information on your heart condition, without the need for ultrasound scan

With this app a user can accomplish the function of ultrasound machine by simply holding your phone up to your neck for a minute or two.

Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists
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Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists

One of the most important applications of the algorithm is in remote areas where people may not have access to cardiologists.

Scientists can coax heart cells to regenerate to treat cardiac diseases: Study
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Scientists can coax heart cells to regenerate to treat cardiac diseases: Study

Researchers found genes known to form hearts cells in humans and other animals in the gut of a muscle-less and heartless sea anemone.

Scientists have made a 3D-printed patch that can help heal the damaged heart tissue
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Scientists have made a 3D-printed patch that can help heal the damaged heart tissue

Scientists have created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack.

Twitter has launched #LoveHappens stickers to celebrate the spirit of love this Valentine's Day
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Twitter has launched #LoveHappens stickers to celebrate the spirit of love this Valentine's Day

Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched special Valentine's Day #LoveHappens stickers that represent various symbols of love for people to express their emotions in a fun way.

Harvard develops a soft robotic sleeve that slips onto the human heart and helps it beat
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Harvard develops a soft robotic sleeve that slips onto the human heart and helps it beat

The silicon sleeve and the pneumatic actuators mimic the outer muscle movements of the human heart.

Scientists develop heart patch that can heal scars caused by heart attacks without stitches
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Scientists develop heart patch that can heal scars caused by heart attacks without stitches

Researchers have developed a new polymer patch that can be stuck onto the heart without the need for stitches to improve the conduction of electrical impulses across heart tissue damaged during a heart attack.

Insomnia may up risk of irregular heartbeat, stroke, says study
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Insomnia may up risk of irregular heartbeat, stroke, says study

Insomnia may raise your risks of an irregular and often rapid heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia, that can further increase your risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, researchers have found

Cybersecurity experts verify that St. Jude heart implants can be hacked
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Cybersecurity experts verify that St. Jude heart implants can be hacked

Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal filing on Monday that outside experts it hired validated its claims that St. Jude Medical Inc cardiac implants are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening cyber attacks.

St. Jude Medical Institute to recall 4,00,000 implanted heart devices after two deaths in Europe
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St. Jude Medical Institute to recall 4,00,000 implanted heart devices after two deaths in Europe

The devices shock dangerously racing heartbeats back to their normal rhythm or to treat heart failure.

World Heart Day: Poor infrastructure, superstition continue to keep Indians away from donation
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World Heart Day: Poor infrastructure, superstition continue to keep Indians away from donation

Lack of infrastructure, logistical constraints, and myths and stigma attached to organ donation are the major hurdles keeping the rate of heart transplant in India at an "abysmal low" vis-a-vis in the west, according to health experts.

Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal
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Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal

Even moderate alcohol consumption — having just one drink a day — over a long period of time may damage the heart and increase risk of stroke, says a study by

Thumb-sized wearable device records heart rate accurately and sends report to smartphones
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Thumb-sized wearable device records heart rate accurately and sends report to smartphones

Researchers in Finland have developed a mobile app and thumb-sized wearable device that accurately measures the user's heart rate and heart rate variability in order to detect not only an irregular heartbeat but also overburdening and prolonged stress.

Smartphone Apps can replace heart palpitation monitors
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Smartphone Apps can replace heart palpitation monitors

Researchers find smartphone app used as a Heart Palpitation Monitor is comparable to dedicated medical equipment.

A healthy heart is linked with better brain processing speed
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A healthy heart is linked with better brain processing speed

Having more ideal cardiovascular health is linked with better brain processing speed, according to a study.

Fitbit helps monitor physical activity of cardiac patients
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Fitbit helps monitor physical activity of cardiac patients

Fitbit is a valid and reliable way of monitoring physical actions of cardiac patients, finds a study

How you perceive and react to stress decides your overall health
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How you perceive and react to stress decides your overall health

According to a study, how you perceive and react to stressful events in life is more important to your health than how frequently you encounter stress

Woah! Valve made from a cow's heart saves an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad
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Woah! Valve made from a cow's heart saves an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad

In a major medical breakthrough, an 81-year-old woman in Chennai was given a new lease on life after doctors replaced her leaking heart valve with one made from a cow's heart through a catheter.