Heart attack

Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk

Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk

All cheese is rich in vitamins, minerals and proteins which help protect against cardiovascular disease.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Baldness, premature greying may up heart disease risk in men

Baldness, premature greying may up heart disease risk in men

While diabetes mellitus, hypertension, family history of premature coronary artery disease, central obesity, higher body mass index, dyslipidaemia and smoking were predictors of coronary artery disease it was to a lesser extent than male-pattern baldness, premature greying, and obesity.

Nov 30, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Indians' lung capacity 30% lower than North Americans, Europeans: Scientist

Indians' lung capacity 30% lower than North Americans, Europeans: Scientist

A report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) yesterday says every third child in Delhi has impaired lungs.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Initiative launched to reduce cardiovascular disease-related deaths

Initiative launched to reduce cardiovascular disease-related deaths

In urban areas, around 40 percent people with hypertension are aware of their condition and only around 20 percent have their blood pressure under control, an official statement by the Health Ministry said.

Nov 29, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Air pollution poses bigger risk of heart attack for those with A, B, or AB blood type

Air pollution poses bigger risk of heart attack for those with A, B, or AB blood type

Previous studies have also shown links between small-particulate PM2.5 pollution and heart attacks, admission to the hospital with unstable chest pain, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Heart patients should monitor cholesterol regularly to avoid another heart incident

Heart patients should monitor cholesterol regularly to avoid another heart incident

Researchers found the risk of a patient having a secondary event or dying decreased in those who had a follow-up LDL test before a subsequent adverse outcome or before the end of their follow-up.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Sex can put men at heart attack risk

Sex can put men at heart attack risk

The study which has been led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed that although the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest is very rare, survival rates in such cases remain low.

Nov 13, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Himachal Elections 2017: Independent candidate Vinod Kumar dies of cardiac arrest

Himachal Elections 2017: Independent candidate Vinod Kumar dies of cardiac arrest

Just days to go for Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, independent candidate Vinod Kumar died on Monday due to sudden cardiac arrest.

Nov 06, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. 

Nov 02, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
SAB TV co-founder Gautam Adhikari dies at 67

SAB TV co-founder Gautam Adhikari dies at 67

Producer Gautam Adhikari, who was the chairman and whole time director of the SAB group, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack. He was 67.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Diabetics may not feel classic heart attack symptoms

Diabetics may not feel classic heart attack symptoms

People with diabetes are three times more likely to die from heart disease than the general population.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

According to doctors, extreme fatigue in males and chest pain in females are the symptoms to look out for in a possible heart attack.

Oct 12, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro a serendipity that became a cult

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro a serendipity that became a cult

Kundan Shah's "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" was made on a shoestring budget and had its origin in the struggles of his friends two FTII graduates who ended up opening a photo studio in Hyderabad.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Kundan Shah passes away at 69, leaves behind a legacy

Kundan Shah passes away at 69, leaves behind a legacy

The veteran filmmaker Kundan Shah breathed his last on October 7, 2017 early morning. The 69-year-old director reportedly suffered a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Eating bananas, avocados daily may prevent heart disease

Eating bananas, avocados daily may prevent heart disease

The study showed these foods that are rich in potassium reduces vascular calcification -- common complication in both heart and kidney disease. 

Oct 06, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Now, a blood test that can detect a heart attack 'instantly'

Now, a blood test that can detect a heart attack 'instantly'

 The new test uses similar technology to the troponin test, but analyses the level of a protein called cardiac myosin-binding protein C (cMyC).

Sep 28, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Spot the red flags - Warning signs and symptoms of heart disease

Spot the red flags - Warning signs and symptoms of heart disease

This year's theme for World Heart Day is 'Share the Power', encouraging people across the world to take care of their heart and inspire others to do the same. 

Sep 28, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Allergic reaction to wasp sting gives UK man a heart attack, says report

Allergic reaction to wasp sting gives UK man a heart attack, says report

The man was bitten by a yellow jacket wasp and began to complain of heaviness and pain in his left arm soon after.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
E-cigarettes elevate heart attack, stroke risk

E-cigarettes elevate heart attack, stroke risk

Researchers, including those from Karolinska Institute in Sweden, found that there was a significant increase in heart rate and blood pressure in the volunteers who were exposed to e-cigarettes containing nicotine.

Sep 11, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

The app -- named "Heart Attack" -- would guide patients with real time information about the nearest hospital capable of immediate care.

Sep 10, 2017, 19:44 PM IST