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Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

The challenging surgery, which took eight hours, was performed by surgeons at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru. 

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Drinking red wine is widely regarded as protective against cardiovascular disease.

Hypertension: Five natural home remedies to lower high blood pressure!

Long term high blood pressure is also a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss and chronic kidney disease.

Is your heart older than your actual age? Find out here (Watch)

The CDC also estimates that most US adults have a heart age greater than their actual age. This increases their risk of having a heart attack or stroke. 

Five ways to reduce your risk of heart disease!

Heart disease, coronary heart disease or CHD, has now become the leading cause of mortality in India. Heat disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

Revealed – Hypertension is controlled by rice-grain sized carotid!

Scientists at the University of Bristol have found that removing one carotid body from some patients suffering from hypertension can provide immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure. 

More than two-thirds rise in vision loss globally due to diabetes: Study

More than two-thirds of the increase in blindness and visual impairment globally in the past two decades has been caused by diabetes, finds a recent study.

Vaccine against dengue virus is 100 percent effective: Study

An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world's most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early trials and could speed up the pace of a vaccine against Zika, researchers said today.

How vitamin A can reduce scarring in blood vessels

 A team of US researchers has developed a new biodegradable material with built-in vitamin A which has been shown to reduce scarring in blood vessels.

High blood sugar levels could lead to heart complications

Increased sugar levels in blood change the behaviour of blood vessels making them contract more strongly than normal which could result in higher blood pressure and increase the risk of heart attack complications, a study says.

Now, robotic worms to assist in inner ear surgeries

 Researchers have developed a miniature robotic 'worm' that could drill through a bone into the inner ear, steering around sensitive nerves, to help surgeons remove tumours from the delicate organ.

Mother's malaria can affect memory in offspring

 Malaria infection during pregnancy may result in learning and memory related problems in offspring, suggests new research.

Beet root juice may boost muscle power

Drinking concentrated beet root juice increases muscle power in patients with heart failure, new research has found.