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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.

Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat increases risk of stroke, heart disease

Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat increases risk of stroke, heart disease

A new research has shown that survivors of childhood brain tumours have high body fat which increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death.

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.

Want to lose weight and live cancer-free life? Eat handful of nuts a day

Want to lose weight and live cancer-free life? Eat handful of nuts a day

Consuming 20 grams or a handful of hazelnuts and walnuts and peanuts a day can cut risk of heart disease, cancer and premature death.

Women's Day Special: Top tips for a healthier heart

Women's Day Special: Top tips for a healthier heart

Certain conditions such as heart disease, osteoarthritis affect women more severely than men.

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".

Diabetic heart disease can be treated through stem cell therapy, says renowned researcher

Diabetic heart disease can be treated through stem cell therapy, says renowned researcher

Presenting clinical evidences, Katare said stem cell therapy certainly presented a new hope for successfully treating DHD.

If you are skipping breakfast, these things might happen to your body!

If you are skipping breakfast, these things might happen to your body!

Do you often skip your breakfast? If yes, then it is not good and can cause many health problems.

Napping: Why you need to take a nap everyday, tips and tricks

Napping: Why you need to take a nap everyday, tips and tricks

A number of studies has shown that napping can help boost alertness, increase productivity and improve creativity. 

Brugada Syndrome – All you need to know about this heart rhythm disorder

Brugada Syndrome – All you need to know about this heart rhythm disorder

Brugada Syndrome is an uncommon, but serious heart condition, which doctors say can also be explained as sudden cardiac arrest without any symptoms.

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.

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.

What makes your heart 'old'? Tips for a healthier, happier life

What makes your heart 'old'? Tips for a healthier, happier life

If you want to lower your heart age, start adopting a healthier lifestyle.

Brief stair climbing is good for heart health

Brief stair climbing is good for heart health

Stair climbing is a form of exercise anyone can do in their own home, after work or during the lunch hour

Heart disease, cancer risk can be mitigated this way too – Read

Heart disease, cancer risk can be mitigated this way too – Read

The findings revealed that by soaking rice overnight the level of toxin - arsenic - was reduced by 80 percent.

Donald Trump's immigration ban creates 'trouble' for Iranian infant with heart defect – Read story

Donald Trump's immigration ban creates 'trouble' for Iranian infant with heart defect – Read story

Fatemeh Reshad, in need of life-saving heart surgery arrived at a Portland hospital with her family after being temporarily banned from coming to the US.

Pre-term delivery may increase heart disease risk in mothers

Pre-term delivery may increase heart disease risk in mothers

A new study has showed that mothers who deliver pre-term are at an increased risk of developing heart diseases, as compared to women who deliver babies at full-term.

Cardiac arrest: Can you recover from it? Causes and risk factors

Cardiac arrest: Can you recover from it? Causes and risk factors

Cardiac arrest is the sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness.

People living in higher altitudes at lower risk of heart diseases, diabetes

People living in higher altitudes at lower risk of heart diseases, diabetes

The researchers used data from a Spanish project, where participants have been voluntarily submitting information about their health twice-yearly since 1999.

'Fat shaming' increases health risks, including heart disease and diabetes

'Fat shaming' increases health risks, including heart disease and diabetes

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the US found that above and beyond the effects of body mass index (BMI) and depression, higher levels of weight bias internalisation were associated with increased risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disease.