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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.

Mumbai Mayor calls swine flu a 'heart disease'

With swine flu taking alarming proportions, Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Thursday called it a "heart disease" and made a bizarre suggestion that the municipal authority will plant trees to check the disease.

Mumbai Mayor calls swine flu a 'heart disease'

With swine flu taking alarming proportions, Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Thursday called it a "heart disease" and made a bizarre suggestion that the municipal authority will plant trees to check the disease.

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.

Physically active women at lesser risk of heart diseases

 Middle-aged women, who keep physically active at least few times a week, face lesser risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots.

Here's how you can protect your 'heart' this Valentine's day

 Experts have provided some health tips for people to protect their heart this Valentine's day, especially for women.

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.

Heart risks remain for a year after hospital discharge

Risks of rehospitalisation and death remain high for up to a year after an older heart patient's hospital discharge, a study has warned.

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.

Follow new BP guidelines and avoid heart disease

If new hypertension guidelines are followed sincerely, it could help us significantly prevent deaths owing to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) each year without increasing overall health care costs, an analysis conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found.

Twitter can predict rates of coronary heart disease, according to research

Researchers have now shown that the social media platform has another use: Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community's psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

Tweets can signal community's heart disease risk: Study

Australian researchers have discovered how social media can serve as an indicator of a community's psychological wellbeing and can predict rates of heart disease.

In your 40s? Here's how to stay healthy!

Maintaining a healthy body and staying in shape is the best way to defend oneself against cancers and other diseases.

India's first 'Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator' implanted at Delhi hospital

In a significant medical breakthrough, doctors at the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, implanted India’s first Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) on a 48-year-old heart patient from Bihar, giving him a new lease of life.

A glass of wine a day good for heart than none at all: Study

Drinking a small glass of wine a day may give you a better chance of avoiding heart failure than those who don't drink at all, according to scientists.

Oily fish may not prevent heart disease: Study

Often we have heard that eating oily fish is good for the heart. However, researchers have now questioned the validity of oily fish being a part of a heart healthy diet.

World's first personalized heart therapy improves outcomes by 39%

A new research has revealed about a new personalized therapy, dalcetrapib, for cardiovascular disease.

Statins can reduce heart disease risk in women

Statin treatment can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women just as it does in men, a large new international study has found.