Osteoporosis linked to heart disease in elderly

 Scientists have found a link between heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes in the elderly.

Is exercise putting your heart at risk?

People are rarely at heart attack risk after workout-sessions, but recent exercise-related death of a prominent Wall Street executive has stirred anxiety among people.

Penelope Cruz's father dies of heart attack
Penelope Cruz's father dies of heart attack

Hollywood diva Penelope Cruz's father Eduardo Cruz has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 62.

Trans fats banned in US: How bad are they? Should India follow suit?

The US Food and Drug Administration's directive to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods can act as an eye-opener for millions of Indians, considering the adverse affects that it has on the human health.

'Sleepless nights' could pose heart disease risks equivalent to smoking

In a new study, scientist have found that a bad night's sleep could trigger health risks equivalent to that of smoking.

Poor sleep may double heart attack risk

 When it comes to health of your heart, a bad night's sleep could be as bad as smoking. Researchers have found that sleep disturbances may double the risk of heart attack and stroke in men.

Study links heartburn drugs to higher heart attack risk

Popular over-the-counter antacids for treating heartburn, like Prilosec, are linked to a 20 percent higher risk of heart attack, researchers said today.

Two Mata Vaishnodevi pilgrims die of heart attack in J&K

Two Vaishnodevi pilgrims have died of heart attack in separate incidents in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

Kidney health better indicator of heart disease risk

Simple parameters of the kidney's functions and damage may be better at predicting the risk of heart failure and death from heart attack and stroke than traditional tests of cholesterol levels and blood pressure, new research suggests.

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.