Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Haryana dies of heart attack

A pilgrim from Haryana en route to the hill shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi died on Tuesday in Reasi district of the Jammu region, police said.

Obesity can cause heart attack

People with obesity and bad cholesterol levels are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than people who do not suffer from it, says a study.

People with strong handshake face lesser risk heart attack, stroke

Testing the strength hand's grip could be a life-saver, as new study has shown that it's the easier and affordable way to predict heart attack and stroke risk.

Highly-rated young Danish basketball player Rasmus Larsen dies

Danish basketball player Rasmus Larsen became the third sportsman to die in Belgium in a matter of weeks after the 20-year-old was found dead at home on Wednesday, according to his club Spirou Charleroi.

Email addiction may increase stress
Email addiction may increase stress

Excessive email use may lead to increased stress levels as well as health conditions such as hypertension and heart failure, a UK scientist has warned.

Murder convict dies of heart attack

 A 41-year-old murder convict, serving a life term at the central prison here, allegedly died of a heart attack, police said today.

Thermometer-like device could diagnose heart attacks

A simple, thermometer-like device that could make diagnosing heart attacks easier in remote or low-income locations has been developed.

Arthritis patients at high risk of sudden heart attack

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of heart disease and about a fourth of them are likely to have a sudden heart attack, a new research has found.

Rugby: Wales international Danny Jones dies after on-field heart attack

Wales international Danny Jones died on Sunday after suffering a suspected heart attack during a third-tier English match, the governing Rugby Football League announced.

Double amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya passes away
Double amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya passes away

India swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya, the only man with amputated legs to cross the English Channel in 1997, died this morning after a heart attack, according to family sources.

New 'game-changing' clot-removal tack better than drugs alone for stroke patients

A new study has found that removal of the clot causing a severe stroke plus standard medication yields better long term outcomes in stroke patients than drug alone.

Can aspirin save you from cancer?

Elderly people are increasingly turning to aspirin to protect themselves from heart ailments and cancer, reveals a new survey.

Meet the 'dead man' who came back to life after being dropped into ice bath

 A man who reportedly died after suffering a heart attack, came back to life after being dropped into an ice bath.

BJP MLA passes away, Bihar CM announces state funeral

BJP MLA Bhupendra Narayan Singh died of heart attack at a private hospital in Delhi on Tuesday night.

Divorced women face higher risk of heart attacks, even if they remarry

So it turns out women who are divorced are at more risk of having heart attacks, even if they remarry, than those who are continuously married.

New method spots heart attack in one hour

A new method to spot heart attacks in suspected patients within an hour has been found effective in three out of four cases in a clinical trial involving over 1,000 participants, reports a study.

Essential nutrient can protect heart post cardiac arrest

Researchers have discovered that administering supplements of an essential mineral nutrient required for sustaining the health of bodily tissues at the right time enhances recovery after a stroke or heart attack.

The shorter you are, more the risk you face of developing coronary heart disease

People with short height face increased risk of developing coronary heart disease, claims a new study.

Scientists regenerate cardiac muscles through hormone stimulation

A group of scientists has reactivated cell growth in the cardiac muscles of a mouse through hormone stimulation, opening the possibility of new treatments following cardiac arrest, Efe news agency reported citing a study published on Tuesday.

Here's when to take statins or not

A new study has offered clinicians tips to help patients make the right call whether to use cholesterol-lowering statins or not.