New heart study finding predicts future risk for cardiac patients

A new study has found that the heart's small left ventricle with thick walls, can be the strongest predictor of morphologic remodeling, which is most likely to be considered a first step towards heart failure in patients with chronic ischemic heart disease

Nutrition more important for healthy heart than checking calories, claims Indian scientist

Researchers have suggested that shifting focus from calorie counting to nutritional value of foods is good for the heart and could curb the chances of obesity.

Lesser known health benefits of dragon fruit!

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Kochi traffic halts to let beating heart pass

A siren-blaring ambulance carrying the harvested heart and lungs of a brain-dead young man breezed through otherwise choked roads and reached the airport in no time, all thanks to traffic being halted in Kerala`s commercial capital on Tuesday.

Thinking skills linked to heart disease risk

People with low scores on a test of thinking skills required to reason, solve problems and plan may be at higher risk of heart attacks or strokes.

First ever: Green Corridor helps transport heart 20 km in just 18 mins in Mumbai

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Mumbai: After a dry spell of 47 years, Mumbai recorded its first successful heart transplant!

DNA: Green Corridor helps transport heart 20 km in just 18 mins

In a first, a successful heart transplant was conducted when a donated organ flown in from Pune was rushed 20km to a Mulund hospital along a green corridor created during peak hours by the police in as little as one-fifth of the usual time.

Shocking! Heart transported to hospital 20 km away in just 16 minutes in Delhi

In a coordinated effort by hospitals and Delhi Traffic Police, a heart harvested from a 57-year-old brain dead patient was transported from Karol Bagh to Saket, a distance of about 20 km, in a record 16 minutes for transplantation.

Heart transported to hospital 20 km away in just 16 minutes

In a coordinated effort by hospitals and Delhi Traffic Police, a heart harvested from a 57-year-old brain dead patient was transported from Karol Bagh to Saket, a distance of about 20 km, in a record 16 minutes for transplantation.

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

 Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

What is bad for your heart can also shrink brain

Researchers have identified how specific cardiovascular risk factors, such as alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes, may damage the brain, thereby increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Green corridor created to transport live heart in Bengaluru

Police created a 23-kilometre-long green corridor and successfully transported a live heart from the Sagar Hospital at Banneraghatta Road to Narayana Hrudayalaya at Hosuru Road in Bengaluru in less than 20 minutes.

New app tracks health of heart and lung patients

A new smartphone app that monitors patients suffering from chronic cardiopulmonary diseases by analysing the way they walk can warn doctors at the first sign of trouble.

Menopause raises heart disease risk in women

Post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts - a risk factor for heart disease - than their pre-menopausal counterparts, new research shows.

Scientists create 'mini hearts' from stem cells

Scientists have developed beating heart tissue from stem cells, an advance that could help screen for drugs likely to generate cardiac birth defects and guide decisions about which drugs are dangerous during pregnancy.

What your tweets tell about your heart health

Does using Twitter have any effect on your heart health? Many people, including those at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US feel it does.

Mumbai hospital performs 100 liver transplants in two years

Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital has notched a record of 100 liver transplants since the inception of its state-of-the-art Centre for Liver Transplant in 2013, hospital officials said here on Friday.

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.