The research was conducted by Jianyi `Jay` Zhang, from University of Alabama at Birmingham Biomedical Engineering, a joint department of the UAB School of Medicine and the UAB School of Engineering.Each patch is 1.57 by 0.79 inches in size and nearly as thick as a dime.Jan 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Research indicates that siblings with one parent that had experienced a heart attack were 48% more likely to have one.Jan 12, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
The heart is the most energy-hungry organ in the body. Just like a combustion engine burning fuel to power the pistons, healthy heart cells consume fuel molecules to create the necessary energy to keep the heart pumping.Jan 06, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Researchers have previously developed organ-on-a- chip models of blood vessels, those devices focused more on recreating the vessel's biological complexity than on its shape and geometry, which are key factors in atherosclerosis.Jan 03, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Doctors currently rely on external ultrasound probes combined with pre-operative imaging scans to visualise soft tissue and organs during keyhole procedures as the miniature surgical instruments used do not support internal ultrasound imagingDec 05, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
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
The end result is a disease commonly referred to as heart failure that affects over 12 million patients worldwide.
Dog owners have a low risk of developing cardiovascular diseases that further enables them to reduce the risk of mortality, a new research confirmed.
A reduction in the level of a common hormone called B-type natriuretic peptide or BNP produced in the heart can significantly lower the rates of heart failureNov 13, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Researchers evaluated 19,331 cardiac events using data from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium, a network of regional clinical centres in the US and Canada which study out-of-hospital treatments of cardiac arrest and trauma.Nov 12, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Mechanical valves can last a lifetime, but they come with increased risks of blood clotting and bleeding and a lifetime of having to take the blood-thinning medication warfarin.
This study challenges the previous findings which suggested that low volumes of the mineral were beneficial to the heart.Nov 09, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Elders who have high thyroid hormone levels face a greater risk of developing heart disease.Nov 01, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
The findings showed that there was a 75 per cent increase in heart rate in TV viewers and 110 per cent rise in heart rate from watching a game live.Oct 07, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
It has been found that individuals with lower levels of calcium in the blood, are more likely to experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) than those with higher calcium levels.Oct 07, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
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
The findings could lead to new treatment to help prevent heart disease eventually.Oct 05, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
The study conducted by researchers showed that healthy men had increased levels of fat in their blood and fat stored in their livers after they consumed a high sugar diet.
Fats in food items are of four types – saturated, unsaturated, mono and trans, with the last most dangerous and their presence in any oil going up if it is cooked for a long duration or as soon as it emits smoke.Sep 30, 2017, 18:15 PM IST