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Man accidentally shoots nail in heart; drives himself to hospital! – Read

Man accidentally shoots nail in heart; drives himself to hospital! – Read

He sensed that removing the nail himself would mean grave consequences, so he immediately got into his car – with the nail in his chest intact – and drove 20 km to the hospital.

Injectable tissue patch may help repair damaged heart

Injectable tissue patch may help repair damaged heart

Repairing heart tissue destroyed by a heart attack or medical condition with regenerative cells or tissues usually requires invasive open-heart surgery.

Source of human heartbeat revealed in 3D

Source of human heartbeat revealed in 3D

With modern X ray scanners, scientists can make detailed 3D images. In the best images, they can even see the boundaries between single heart cells, and detect in which direction they are arranged.

Pakistani baby with rare heart disease treated in Noida

Pakistani baby with rare heart disease treated in Noida

A team of doctors here gave a new lease of life to a three-year-old Pakistani child who was suffering from a rare heart disease, found in one among 200,000 children.

Actor Inder Kumar dies due to heart attack: Common symptoms, prevention tips

Actor Inder Kumar dies due to heart attack: Common symptoms, prevention tips

Fatigue is another major reason for a heart attack. Whenever you experience it, do not take it lightly.

23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis

23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis

In India, 23 per cent of heart failure patients die within one year of diagnosis, a study revealed on Tuesday, adding that the country is next to Africa where the rate stands at 34 per cent.

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.

Scientists develop new 3D-printed, functional heart

Scientists develop new 3D-printed, functional heart

The well-functioning artificial heart is a real necessity, researchers said.

Even low dose X-rays could harm your heart: Study

Even low dose X-rays could harm your heart: Study

It is known that populations exposed to ionising radiation in medical or environmental settings have symptoms suggesting an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Miniature human heart made from rat's organ may help test new drugs

Miniature human heart made from rat's organ may help test new drugs

The mini human heart was created by introducing human cells into the matrix of a whole rat heart.

Now, a tool to detect stroke-causing clots

Now, a tool to detect stroke-causing clots

Blood clots in veins and arteries can lead to heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism and now a team of scientists has come up with a method of detecting the likelihood of small thrombi better than the current tests.

Lipid profiling since 20 can prevent heart ailments: Doctors

Lipid profiling since 20 can prevent heart ailments: Doctors

 Lipid profiling -- blood tests that screen for abnormalities in lipids, such as cholesterol and triglycerides -- from the age of 20 years can help detect heart ailments at an early stage, revealed doctors on Thursday.

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.

Scientists discover genetic interactions that may regenerate heart cells in future

Scientists discover genetic interactions that may regenerate heart cells in future

The researchers found genes known to form hearts cells in humans and other animals in the gut of a muscle-less and heart-less sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis).

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

The study found that people who spend increasing time sitting are at an increased risk of serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes or death from all causes.

Ten policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Ten policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The attack took place after the Taliban militants stormed a check post in Chesht district of the province.
 

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

India is presently witnessing nearly two million heart attacks annually. A heart attack (clinically known as myocardial infarction) is the permanent damage or death of the heart muscles due to lack of oxygen-rich blood.

 Dads-to-be, take note! Hold your partner's hand in labour room to ease their pain

Dads-to-be, take note! Hold your partner's hand in labour room to ease their pain

A study has found that holding your partner's hand synchronises your heart and respiratory rates and dissipates her pain.

16-year-old boy dances with joy after successful heart surgery – Watch heartwarming video

16-year-old boy dances with joy after successful heart surgery – Watch heartwarming video

Recently, a video of a 16-year-old boy from the United States dancing on his hospital bed with wires and machines attached to him has gone viral on the Internet.

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.