Heart attacks kill younger women faster than men: Study

Aakriti Gupta, an Indian-origin researcher at the Yale School of Medicine, has found that women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.

Gene therapy used to create `biological pacemaker`

A study has revealed a minimally invasive gene transplant procedure that changes unspecialized heart cells into "biological pacemaker" cells that keep the heart steadily beating.

Researchers find way to hasten heart cells` regeneration

Japanese researchers have found a method to regenerate heart cells, the Nikkei daily reported Monday.

TDP legislator dies of cardiac arrest in Andhra

T. Prabhakar Rao, a legislator of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh died of cardiac arrest, party sources said Monday.

Veteran Telugu actress Shakuntala passes away

Telugu cinema`s popular actress Telangana Shakuntala, who enthralled the audience essaying villainous and comedy roles during her career spanning more than three decades, died here today following a cardiac arrest.

Bollywood mourns Gopinath Munde`s sudden demise

Union Rural Development minister and the OBC face of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Gopinath Munde passed away in a road accident in the National Capital today morning. Reportedly, Munde had a cardiac arrest followed by the accident. His body was sent for post-mortem and the actual reason for his death will be out soon. As soon as the news of the senior leader`s demise came, several Bollywood celebs took to Twitter expressing their shock and grief.

Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries, cardiac arrest, says post-mortem report

Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde may have died due to excessive internal bleeding and cardiac arrest minutes after his car collided with a Tata Indica at Aurobindo Marg in south Delhi around 6.20 am on Tuesday, claims the post-mortem report.

New blood test could predict risk of sudden cardiac death

A researcher has found that a simple blood test can predict a person`s risk for sudden cardiac death.

Maternal cardiac arrest more common than reported: Study

Maternal cardiac arrest, which means that the mother`s heart stops beating either before or after childbirth, may be two times more common than previously reported, research shows.

Musharraf likely to leave for treatment in US by January end

Former Pakistani president General Pervez Musharraf will leave the country by the end of this month for medical treatment in the United States, members of his family confirmed.

38 mins CPR improves chances to survive heart attack

A new study has revealed that 38 minutes or longer of Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can improve the chance of a person surviving cardiac arrest.

Why mornings are deadliest for heart attack deaths

The peak risk hours when sudden cardiac death strikes range from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., with a smaller peak in the late afternoon.

Science proves existence of near-death experiences

A new study on animals has showed high electrical activity in the brain after clinical death.

New tech can predict heart attack risk

A new imaging technology may help predict who is at risk of heart attack, scientists claim.

Rituparno Ghosh`s death leaves Kolkata shocked

A pall of gloom descended on the eastern metropolis Thursday as it woke up to a morning shocker - the sudden demise of National Award winning filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh following a cardiac arrest.

Boy`s stem cells successfully treat cerebral palsy

Doctors have been able to successfully treat a 2.5-year-old boy who had suffered from cardiac arrest and brain damage, putting him in a vegetative state, using his own cord blood containing stem cells.

Now, electrode vest to precisely diagnose heart palpitations

Doctors in the UK are using special vests to precisely diagnose abnormal heart rhythm.

Actress Sukumari passes away

Sukumari died at a private hospital here following cardiac arrest, hospital sources said.

Genes provide clues to gender disparity in human heart

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found new genetic differences in hearts with disease.

Neck, chest injuries caused Tomar’s cardiac arrest: Post-mortem report

The cause of death of Delhi Police constable Subhash Chand Tomar according to the doctors is blunt force trauma, the police said on Wednesday.