India's first day-care angioplasty successful

India's first day-care angioplasty was successfully performed Sep 23 on a 55-year-old man at a hospital here, said a statement.

World`s first heart disease vaccine comes closer to reality

A study has revealed the concept of development of the world`s first T-cell peptide-based vaccine for heart disease the number one killer in the nation.

Stiff arteries alone can cause high BP: Study

In what could open a new debate on what actually causes high blood pressure, a team of scientists have suggested that stiff arteries can be the main culprit.

Women who eat fruits, vegetables have healthier arteries

A new study suggests that women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later, compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods.

3D-printed replica for a safe liver transplant created

The 3D-printed liver replicas, made of transparent material threaded with coloured arteries and veins, could help surgeons prevent complications while performing liver transplants or removing tumours, a path-breaking research shows.

Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids` arteries

Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children`s arteries - increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Here`s how good cholesterol turns bad

In path-breaking research, scientists have discovered how the good cholesterol in the body becomes dysfunctional and loses its cardio-protective properties - leading to clogging and hardening of the arteries.

First ever retrograde gene therapy performed on human heart

An Indian origin surgeon has performed a historic first retrograde gene therapy, a novel procedure designed to deliver stem cells to the heart to repair damaged muscle and arteries.

Culprit behind hardening of arteries identified

A team of researchers have now identified a microRNA that plays a prominent role in Atherosclerosis - an inflammatory reaction which is the root of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease - and offers a promising target for new therapies.

Snoring gateway to greater heart risks?

Snoring may be a gateway to higher risk of heart disease than those who are overweight, smoke or have high cholesterol, according to a new finding.

Mussel inspired gel can heal ruptured arteries

A new gel, inspired by the mussel`s knack for clinging, can be painted onto ruptured arteries and veins, protecting them.

Scientists crack code of supple arteries

Scientists have unravelled the secret of how arteries retain their suppleness and health, the best way to ward off heart attacks.

Vaccines for heart attacks to be ready within 5 years

Vaccines targeting the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries (plaques) could be available within five years to prevent heart attacks.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to stiff arteries

Lack of vitamin D can contribute to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Antidepressants` use linked to thicker arteries

Antidepressants may combine with depression for a negative effect on blood vessels.

Antidepressants` use linked to thicker arteries

Antidepressants may combine with depression for a negative effect on blood vessels.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to stiff arteries

Lack of vitamin D can contribute to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

The secret to longer-lasting sex

A new study shows that the real secret to longer lasting sex really lies in your arteries.

The secret to longer-lasting sex

A new study shows that the real secret to longer lasting sex really lies in your arteries.

Blueberries could help fight hardening of arteries

Start eating blueberries if you have atherosclerosis for they can help fight hardening of arteries.