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Heart failure not as life-threatening as heart attack: Experts

Heart failure is not similar to a heart attack and it is important for people to understand the difference, say experts.

Heavy physical exertion, anger may increase risk of heart attack

Engaging in heavy physical exertion or being very angry, emotionally upset may increase the risk of heart attack, a large international study suggested.

Campaign to educate 6 crore people about heart disease

 A new campaign to educate over six crore persons across the country about Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) was launched here on Wednesday by the Science and Art of Living (SAAOL) and Emami Foundation.

98% Indians unaware of life-saving technique during heart attack

Around 98 per cent Indians are not trained in basic life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during sudden cardiac arrest, shows a survey conducted by Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform.

Healthy heart - Best yoga poses, diet tips! (Watch video)

Yoga is also good for heart health. Studies have shown that adding yoga to the treatment of patients improved their heart health as well as enhanced the overall quality of their life.

Attention men! Frequent sex in later years not good for you

Older men who had sex once a week or more were much more likely to experience cardiovascular events five years later than men who were sexually inactive, the study found.

Heart attack and stroke prevention: Ways to reduce your risk!

There are steps you can take to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. These steps involve taking medications and making heart-healthy lifestyle changes.

Do you know low socioeconomic status can be a factor for heart attack? - Read

The study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, found that the risk of a second attack was 36 per cent lower for those in the highest income quintile than those with the lowest. 

Walking can cut cardiovascular death by half

 Moderate physical activities such as walking and cycling are associated with a greater than 50 per cent reduction in cardiovascular death in people over the age of 65, says a study.

Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim dies due to heart attack

A 54-year-old Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim died apparently after suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.

Reasons why you're having chest pain!

 Depending on its cause, chest pain may vary ranging from a sharp stab to a tight, squeezing or crushing sensation.

Five surprising health benefits of staying hydrated!

Water is so important to help maintain temperature, remove waste and regulate all bodily fuctions.  

Gallstone disease may increase heart disease risk

Individuals with a history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, reveals a research.

Stroke: Identify these factors and reduce your risk!

Most strokes occur when an artery that carries blood to the brain is blocked and the blood supply to the brain is cut off.

10 lifestyle changes to deal with heartburn!

Heartburn usually occurs after eating a big meal or while lying down, which can last for a few minutes or a few hours.

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five surprising health benefits of laughter you didn't know about!

A good, hearty laugh is beneficial to humanity in countless ways. Some researchers believe laughter might be the best medicine.

Overweight twins may up diabetes risk

During a follow-up period of on average 12.4 years, differences between the twins were compared when it comes to incidents of mortality, heart attack and type 2 diabetes.

Here's what puts you at high risk for a heart attack!

 Understanding the risk factors and taking steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle early can help prevent a heart attack.

Former Roadies winner Aanchal Khurana suffers cardiac arrest—Details inside

Former Roadies winner Aanchal Khurana suffers cardiac arrest—Details inside

Former Roadies winner Aanchal Khurana suffers cardiac arrest