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Sauna bathing reduces heart-related mortality: Research

Frequent sauna use could reduce risks of a sudden cardiac death, research by the University of Eastern Finland has suggested.

Why losing your temper can literally kill you

 A new study has revealed that angry outburst or anxiety can trigger heart attack within hours.

Young women ignore heart attack symptoms

Driven by concerns of initiating a false alarm, young women tend to ignore or dismiss the earliest symptoms of an impending heart attack, such as pain, dizziness and delay in seeking emergency medical care, says new research.

Shun anger to cut heart attack risks

An episode of intense anger could lead to an eight-fold increase in the risk of heart attack. A high level of anxiety also increases the risk by about nine times, says new research.

Undertrial dies of heart attack in Jammu

A 69-year-old undertrial allegedly died of heart attack at a government hospital here, officials said on Tuesday.

Daily dose of one minute walk can be 'lifesaving

So it turns out the price of healthy living is really not that much, as a mere 60 seconds walk per day can help cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Exercise lessens heart problems in the elderly

Every minute of physical activity contributes to reducing risk of heart attack and coronary death in older adults with limited mobility, says a study.

Can high-fat diet cut heart attack damage?

Eating high-fat diet may protect the heart in the short run only, says a study with a warning that it is not a license to eat a lot of cheeseburgers and ice cream.

Risk calculators may overestimate heart attack risk

Most "risk calculators" used to gauge a patient's chances of suffering a heart attack significantly overestimate the likelihood of a heart attack, warns a study.

Broken heart is actually a real medical condition

A new study has demonstrated that broken heart also refers to an actual medical condition that feels like a heart attack.

What makes recovery worse after heart attack in women

 Young and middle-aged women experience more stress than their male counterparts which could contribute to worse recovery from heart attack, shows a new study.

One in four Saudis heading for heart attack in 10 years

One in four adults in Saudi Arabia is set to have a heart attack within the next 10 years, reveals new research.

Vitamin D deficiency in kids ups heart disease risk later

Low levels of vitamin D in childhood increases the risk of heart disease later, a study has suggested.

Soon, drugs to treat heart attack, brain injuries

There could soon be drug-based treatments for diseases as diverse as strokes, heart attacks and traumatic brain injuries as researchers have discovered a compound with the potential to halt the death of cells affected by these diseases.

Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83
Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83

US golfing great Billy Casper, who had the seventh most PGA Tour wins but was still considered one of the game's most underrated players, died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 83, ESPN reported.

Heart disease: Warning signs you should never ignore!

Our heart, one of the most vital organs, needs special attention. Many people usually ignore these warning signs that tell something is awry with your heart or are just slow to seek help when symptoms develop.

Interaction between 2 genetic mutations can lessen heart attack risk

Scientists have identified that two mutations on a single gene can interact in such a way that it reduces the risk of heart attack.

Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of heart attack

 A 44-year-old pilgrim has died of heart attack en route cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Taking statins in 30s can help prevent heart disease later in life

Scientists have claimed that adults between the ages of 35 and 55 with even slightly high cholesterol are at risk of facing heart disease later in life.

Avoid excess alcohol, heavy workout during winter

 Following the drop in temperature during winter, health experts have urged people to avoid excess alcohol intake and heavy physical activity to keep the body warm, as it can lead to heart attack.