A new study has revealed that scientists may soon be able to cure cardiovascular diseases with drugs, after researchers identified defects in a colossal heart protein which often leads to stroke and heart failure.
More than body mass index (BMI) which is commonly used to determine if a person is obese, it is the layer of fat around heart which is more closely associated with atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat, finds research.
Battling severe chest pain, a bus driver on Monday saved 110 passengers by taking the vehicle to the side of a busy ghat road before collapsing and dying of a heart attack on the steering wheel near Pandalur, about 70 km from here.
Including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish in diet; engaging in physical activity and keeping the blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first time stroke.
A new study has revealed that heart attacks are triggered more by lifestyle factors and less by genetic factors, suggesting that heart attacks are not as connected to family history as may have been previously believed.