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Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

As per the study, tiny particles in polluted air can travel from the lungs into our bloodstream and increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

Both sugary and diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain ageing, according to the findings published in two separate studies.

Reducing your trans fat intake may help ward off heart attack, stroke

Reducing your trans fat intake may help ward off heart attack, stroke

Some communities in the US -- most notably New York City -- have eliminated the use of trans fats in restaurants and eateries in recent years.

Restriction in trans fats leads to healthier communities: Study

Restriction in trans fats leads to healthier communities: Study

According to a new study, areas that restrict trans fats in foods see a lot fewer hospitilisations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions.

This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

A new revolutionary digital three dimensional (3D) bio-printed patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue in patients after a heart attack has been created by US scientists.

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart attack

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart attack

Researchers have found that suffering from insomnia may put people at increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Doing household chores can keep heart attack at bay

Doing household chores can keep heart attack at bay

As per a new study, simple household tasks, such as making bed, doing laundry or carrying groceries can start the road to recovery for people who have had a heart attack or a stroke.

Harder calcium deposits may predict heart attack risk

Harder calcium deposits may predict heart attack risk

For the study, the team evaluated the composition of coronary artery plaque identified in the subjects through computerised tomography (CT) coronary angiography.

New cholesterol drug reduces risk of heart attack

New cholesterol drug reduces risk of heart attack

The results of a two-year clinical trial on the drug sold as Repatha by Amgen Phamaceuticals that costs more than USD 14,000 a year were released at the American College of Cardiology annual conference in the US capital.

Heart care trial sees 20 percent reduction in deaths: Research

Heart care trial sees 20 percent reduction in deaths: Research

A new research has said that a trial programme on heart attack care run in three districts of Tamil Nadu was able to reduce deaths by nearly 20 per cent over its year-long duration.

Low levels of good cholesterol means bad news for your heart health! – Read

Low levels of good cholesterol means bad news for your heart health! – Read

The findings showed that for young individuals, under the age of 50, having abnormally low good cholesterol may increase the risk of heart attack than those with elevated bad cholesterol.

Class 10 student from Tamil Nadu develops technique to detect 'silent heart attacks'!

Class 10 student from Tamil Nadu develops technique to detect 'silent heart attacks'!

He is being honoured with this opportunity for his innovation called "Non-invasive self diagnosis of silent heart attack".

Fatal heart attacks: Are doctors missing the subtle symptoms?

Fatal heart attacks: Are doctors missing the subtle symptoms?

Of the 135,950 patients who died from heart attack, around half died without a hospital admission in the prior four weeks, and around half died within four weeks of having been in hospital.

Bob Harper suffers a heart attack, now recovering

Bob Harper suffers a heart attack, now recovering

'Biggest Loser' trainer and host Bob Harper recently suffered a heart attack and is now on the path to recovery.

Two devotees die of heart attack in Jharkhand

Two devotees died of heart attack in Jharkhand`s Deoghar district on Friday after offering prayers at the famous Baba Baidyanath Shiva temple on the occasion of Mahashivaratri, police said.

Men vs women - Why gender matters in heart disease?

Men vs women - Why gender matters in heart disease?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. But the symptoms and risk factors of heart disease aren't the same in men and women.

Heavy snowfall is linked to higher risk of heart attack: Study

Heavy snowfall is linked to higher risk of heart attack: Study

A new research suggests that people who are living in areas with winter snow are at increased risk of heart attack after a heavy snowstorm.

Snow shoveling – another reason for heart attack in men!

Snow shoveling – another reason for heart attack in men!

About one third of hospital admissions and deaths due to heart attack occurred on these days, and the risk was even stronger after snowfalls that lasted two to three days.

Managing these three emotions can save your heart

Managing these three emotions can save your heart

Monitoring your emotional well-being and taking action before it hit you can help you stay healthy and save your heart.

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

The results revealed a stronger association with a heart attack when both the risk factors were present.