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Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified

Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified

Researchers found that those people with higher levels of DKK3 were less likely to develop atherosclerosis or to die from a heart attack or stroke.

Six-year-old boy, born with just 'half a heart', startles medicos after completing his first triathlon

Six-year-old boy, born with just 'half a heart', startles medicos after completing his first triathlon

He has hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a birth defect which affects fewer than 1,000 babies in the United States every year.

Unique 3D-printed heart valves could improve surgery outcomes

Unique 3D-printed heart valves could improve surgery outcomes

The aim is to improve the success rate of transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) by picking the right prosthetic and avoiding a common complication known as paravalvular leakage.

Humans could regenerate heart cells in future: Study

Humans could regenerate heart cells in future: Study

These heart genes generate what engineers calls lockdown loops in vertebrates and flies, which means that once the genes are turned on, they tell each other to stay on in an animal's cells for its entire lifetime.

Beware! City's busy noises disrupt heart rhythms; may trigger cardiovascular problems

Beware! City's busy noises disrupt heart rhythms; may trigger cardiovascular problems

The study is the first to use sensors to model the short-term impact that city environments can have upon the human body.

Study associates obesity to higher chances of infection after heart bypass surgery!

Study associates obesity to higher chances of infection after heart bypass surgery!

Knowing the risks and potential outcomes can help health-care providers and patients make more informed choices on treatment and better use of resources.

Coconut oil not as healthy as thought? US experts say it's 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'!

Coconut oil not as healthy as thought? US experts say it's 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'!

The mixture of fats in coconut oil has led many to believe that it still provides a healthier option, but the AHA has stated a lack of 'good-quality evidence' in support of the fact.

Mumbai doctors do the unthinkable, implant world's smallest leadless pacemaker in 78-year-old man

Mumbai doctors do the unthinkable, implant world's smallest leadless pacemaker in 78-year-old man

Doctors at Mumbai hospital have implanted the world's smallest pacemaker, with advanced pacing technology, in the heart of a 78-year-old man.

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

All participants were healthy and without metabolic syndrome at the start of the study. During the study, carried out between 1987 and 2006, 15% of participants developed metabolic syndrome.

This crucial open heart surgery device poses a major risk! - Know what it is

This crucial open heart surgery device poses a major risk! - Know what it is

Approximately 60 percent of heart bypass procedures performed in the U.S. use the brand of device associated with these infections.

Is long-term consumption of aspirin advisable for stroke patients? Study reveals eye-opening consequences!

Is long-term consumption of aspirin advisable for stroke patients? Study reveals eye-opening consequences!

Long term consumption of aspirin in stroke patients has been found to cause the risk of fatal or disabling bleeding, increased with age. 

Soon, cars may predict if you are having a heart attack

Soon, cars may predict if you are having a heart attack

Researchers are using machine-learning models to analyse the data collected from in-hospital and in-vehicle subjects. The research team will then test the system on real-time prediction of cardiac events.

Why mustard oil may be healthy for your heart

Why mustard oil may be healthy for your heart

Mustard oil, which has a pungent taste, contains about 60 per cent monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), 21 per cent polyunsaturated fats (PUFA) and about 12 per cent saturated fats.

45-year-old Keralite becomes the first person in India to live with two beating hearts, one of it being a woman's

45-year-old Keralite becomes the first person in India to live with two beating hearts, one of it being a woman's

Amazing, isn't it? A 45-year-old man from Kerala has become the first person in the country to live with two beating hearts after he suffered a heart failure.

This newly-identified unique gene may save you from heart disease

This newly-identified unique gene may save you from heart disease

The variant, rs145556679*, is associated with lower levels of both 'bad' natural fats and 'bad' cholesterol, the factors that lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Statins may improve heart structure, function

Statins may improve heart structure, function

It is because statins reduce oxidative stress and dampen the production of growth factors which stimulate cell growth. 

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Chronic heart failure is caused by a variety of conditions that damage the heart, including coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 

Air pollution can hamper heart functioning, raise 'death risk'

Air pollution can hamper heart functioning, raise 'death risk'

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging was conducted to measure left ventricular volume (structure) and left ventricular ejection fraction (function).

Expecting mothers, beware! Preeclampsia may increase your risk of stroke by 6 times

Expecting mothers, beware! Preeclampsia may increase your risk of stroke by 6 times

Pregnancy-associated stroke occurs up to 6 times more often in women with preeclampsia compared with pregnant women overall.

Eating chocolates regularly could lower risk of irregular heartbeats

Eating chocolates regularly could lower risk of irregular heartbeats

Irregular heartbeats is a condition that affects over 33 million people worldwide, with one in four adults likely to develop it at some point during the life course.