Poor balance on leg may reveal stroke risk

If you struggle to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer, check for brain health and stroke risk even if you are otherwise healthy.

Most heart attack patients not given sex counselling

A study has found that most heart attack patients do not receive counselling regarding when to resume sexual activity.

Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

How nitrate-rich beet juice can help improve hypertension, heart attack conditions

A new research was recently able to confirm the long-standing controversial nitrite hypothesis, it has been reported.

Indian dies while playing cricket in Qatar

A 32-year-old Indian died of heart attack while playing cricket here on his wedding anniversary.

'The Addams Family' child star Ken Weatherwax dies aged 59
'The Addams Family' child star Ken Weatherwax dies aged 59

' The Addams Family' star, Ken Weatherwax, who played the role of child character Pugsley Addams, has passed away. He was 59.

`Excuse me`: Italian star Mango bows out on stage

Mango, an Italian singer-songwriter who was one of the country`s biggest stars in the 1980s, has died aged 60, after having a heart attack on stage.

No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor
No proof of murder in Marco Pantani case: Prosecutor

Nothing has emerged in the latest investigation into the death of Italian cycling star Marco Pantani to indicate he was murdered, the public prosecutor in Rimini said Friday.

Even mild heart disease increases mortality risk for diabetic patients

A large-scale study involving 40,000 patients from 17 centres around the world has found that diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the risk of a heart attack.

Gene that helps reducing stroke risk found

 A gene that reduces the risk of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered.

Take care of your heart this winter

This episode of Manthan tells you on how to take care of your heart during the winter season.

Stem cells may help mend 'broken hearts'

A new study has suggested that delivering stem cell factor directly into damaged heart muscle after a heart attack may enhance cardiac repair and reverse injury.

Regular BP medication doesn't heighten breast cancer risk in women

 A new study has discovered that women who consume general blood pressure medication don't face increased of developing breast cancer.

Testosterone replacement therapy doesn't increase heart disease risk

 A new study has found that testosterone replacement therapy does not increase the risk of heart related problems, such as a heart attack or stroke, in men.

Groundbreaking find may make heart attacks history

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.

Fat around heart may cause irregular heartbeat

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.

Mediterranean diet cuts obesity, heart attack risk: Study

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New Delhi: A new study suggests that people who take mediterranean diet are less likely to be overweight or suffer obesity.

Asthmatic patients more likely to have heart attacks

A new study has found that patients with active asthma face twofold risk of having a heart attack.

Heart attack at hospital ups death risk

It may defy common sense but an Indian-origin cardiologist has found that patients who experience a certain type of heart attack during hospitalisation face greater risk of death than outpatients.

Flawed gene may curb heart attack risk by half

Rare mutations that shut down a single gene called NPC1L1 are linked to lower cholesterol levels and a 50 percent reduction in the risk of heart attack, says an Indian-origin cardiologist.