First 3D heart printed using multiple imaging techniques

 Heart experts, including one of an Indian-origin, have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce the first 3D anatomic model of a patient's heart.

Pomegranate-date cocktail: Perfect combo for your heart!

As per a new study, combination of red pomegranates and luscious toffee-like dates can help you win the war against heart disease. Just half a glass of pomegranate juice a day with a handful of dates can do the trick!

UAE's first artificial battery-powered heart transplant

 A 21-year-old student in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) city of Sharjah, has received the country's first artificial heart transplant, a media report said on Friday.

Is exercise putting your heart at risk?

People are rarely at heart attack risk after workout-sessions, but recent exercise-related death of a prominent Wall Street executive has stirred anxiety among people.

Protein found to aid heart function in old age

A protein called vinculin helps in sustaining the performance of cardiac muscle cells as we grow old, new research says.

Puberty onset predicts later life diseases

The age at which children hit puberty is linked to diseases that they develop later on in their lives, says a study.

Chocolate may be good for your heart, study suggests

New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday.

Dubai takes Anil Kapoor's heart away
Dubai takes Anil Kapoor's heart away

Actor Anil Kapoor is smitten by the culture in the Middle East. The actor, who is in Dubai for an award show, says the place has a “piece of his heart”. 

Two or more drinks daily may damage heart in the elderly

Having two or more drinks daily may damage the heart of elderly people, a study has warned.

Faster the heart pulse, higher the future risk of diabetes

A new study linking heart rate and diabetes has suggested that a person's risk of diabetes can be determined by evaluating the heart rate.

Brain or heart? Where you place thy 'sense of self' says a lot about you

As per a new study, people tend to locate their "sense of self" in the brain or the heart.

Coping with a Down Syndrome child

Parents of children born with Down Syndrome often struggle to cope with the baffling new realities of their lives and among the biggest challenges they have to overcome is acceptance.

Bitter taste receptors found on human hearts

Smell and taste receptors normally found in the nose and mouth can also be present on the human heart, scientists have found.

We can be trained to 'follow our hearts'
We can be trained to 'follow our hearts'

A team of researchers has studied whether volunteers can be trained to follow their heartbeat and also whether it is possible to identify from brain activity how good they were at estimating their performance.

French connection: Have cheese for super heart health

Do you know why the French have low cardiovascular diseases despite having a diet high in saturated fats?

Rare condition 'situs inversus viscerum' saves Ranchi's Vinod Sahu's life

A rare anatomical arrangement saved the life of a 40-year-old farmer from Gumla (near Ranchi) who was shot in the chest from point-blank range

Micropacemaker to treat foetus with heart block

In a first, researchers have designed a fully implantable micropacemaker for use in a foetus with complete heart block.

Landmark procedure set to transform heart transplantation

British surgeons have performed the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart, a landmark new procedure which would significantly increase the availability of hearts for people waiting for a transplant.

Indian-origin researcher helps develop mini-heart on microchip

An Indian-origin scientist with the University of California at Berkeley was involved in growing a viable, pulsating heart on a microchip to improve drug screening.

Baby girl with heart outside the chest born in Dindori

A woman on Wednesday gave birth to a baby girl suffering from a rare medical condition in which the heart is located outside the chest, at the district hospital here.