Aspirin lowers risk of stroke and heart attacks

A new study has revealed that low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots.

Rick Parfitt vows to change his lifestyle post heart attack

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has made a pact with himself to end his alcohol and smoke addiction because his recent heart attacks have scared him.

New algorithm can predict heart attacks

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict heart attacks up to four hours before doctors can.

Too much exercise may be bad for health

Contrary to the popular belief, more exercise is not always better as too much running could lead to an increase in cardiovascular deaths in heart attack survivors, a new study has claimed.

Daily dose of aspirin keeps cancer at bay

A new study has revealed that taking a daily dose of aspirin reduces the risk of cancer.

`Rockford Files` actor James Garner died of heart attack

Veteran actor James Garner died due to a massive heart attack, a coroner has ruled.

James Garner died of heart attack

Legendary Hollywood actor James Garner, who died earlier this month, passed away following a heart attack, his death certificate has revealed.

2 min of intense exercise helps elderly stay healthy

Experts have revealed that intense workout regime for only 2 minutes twice a week over a month and a half would help people aged over 60 stay fit and lowered their chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke.

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.

Common cholesterol drug linked to death risk

Niacin, a common cholesterol drug for 50 years, should no longer be prescribed owing to potential increased risk of death, dangerous side effects and no benefit in reducing heart attacks and strokes, researchers said.

Adah Sharma to make Kannada debut with `Ranavikrama`

Bollywood actress Adah Sharma, who recently forayed into southern industry with Telugu film `Heart Attack`, is likely to make her Kannada debut with superstar Puneeth Rajkumar in `Ranavikrama`.

Scientists claim hydrogen sulfide to be beneficial for health

Scientists have found that hydrogen sulfide, a chemical which stinks like rotten eggs, can offer health benefits to people suffering from diabetes, stroke, heart attacks and even dementia.

Dawood Ibrahim`s sister Haseena Parkar dies of heart attack in Mumbai

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s sister Haseena Parkar died of massive hear attack in a Mumbai hospital, reports said on Sunday.

Cheaper drug more effective for heart attack treatment

A cheaper drug used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack treatment is more effective than its more popular and expensive counterpart.

Cheaper drugs can improve outcome for heart attack treatment

A new study suggests that out of the two drugs used for preventing blood clot formation, heparin, could result in improved outcomes in the treatment for heart diseases.

Listen to your wife to lower heart attack risk

Do find time to talk to your wife even if you come tired from office and want to hit the sack - for a better heart health.

Testosterone therapy doesn`t increase heart attack risk

A new study has found that testosterone therapy does not increase men`s risk for heart attack.

Tiny beating hearts grown in lab

Miniature human hearts that beat of their own accord have been grown in the lab using stem cells.

Complex heart tests raise cancer risk

Radiation from standard X-rays do not significantly raise cancer risks for young children, in general, but children undergoing more complex procedures with higher radiation have higher risks, says a study.

Men who eat processed red meat have higher heart failure risk

A new study suggests that men who eat moderate amounts of processed red meat may have an increased risk of incidence and death from heart failure.