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.

Combat exposure ups heart attack risk

Combat service, whether or not it leads to a full post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis, is itself a strong predictor of heart failure, reveals a new study of 8,000 war veterans in the US.

This new tool helps chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40

A new tool, dubbed as Globorisk, can help chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40.

Twisted Sister drummer dies of apparent heart attack at 55

A J Pero, the drummer for the heavy-metal band Twisted Sister, died Friday. He was 55.

'Long-sought culprit' in mystery behind heart failure identified

A team of researchers has identified "the long-sought culprit" in the mystery behind a cell-signaling breakdown that triggers heart failure.

Folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high BP

 A new study has revealed that folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high blood pressure.

BSF DG expresses concern over heart attack cases among Jawans

BSF Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak on Sunday expressed concern over increasing cases of heart attack among the Jawans of Border Security Force and suggested them to take care of their dietary habits.

Common antidepressant can also reverse heart failure

A new research has revealed that a commonly prescribed antidepressant could also help in restoring heart failure.

Mediterranean diet halves risk of heart disease

Mediterranean diet filled with olives, nuts, fish, fresh fruits and vegetables among other things, can cut the risk of heart disease by 47 percent.