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Cardiovascular disease

Common protein form linked to cardiac, metabolic diseases: Study

Cardiometabolic syndrome (CMS) is a cluster of conditions that increase a person's risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. 

Feb 05, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Women had a four per cent increase in the incidence of cardiovascular disease each time they gave birth, regardless of weight, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and income.

Jan 26, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

 People from South Asia are known to have a high chance of developing cardiovascular disease and represent more than 60 per cent of cardiovascular disease patients worldwide.

Jan 12, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Exposure to arsenic may increase coronary heart disease risk: Study

The study highlights the potential need for additional worldwide efforts and strategies "to reduce human exposures even in settings where there is a relatively lower average level of exposure," researchers said. 

Aug 30, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Anaemia in pregnancy may signal heart disease, says study

Simple blood tests during pregnancy may reveal cardiovascular disease and stroke, up to 25 years before the disease outbreak, said researchers.

Aug 28, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Cooking with coal, wood may up cardiovascular death risk: Study

It has been suggested that air pollution from cooking with solid fuels, such as coal, wood, or charcoal, may lead to premature death from cardiovascular disease, but there is limited evidence.

Aug 27, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

Inadequate sleep may fuel cardiovascular diseases in men

High blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, low physical activity, and poor sleep quality were more common in men who slept five or fewer hours per night compared to those who got seven to eight hours.

Aug 27, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Does air pollution trigger cardiovascular disease?

A study has found that air pollution, and fine dust, in particular, is responsible for more than four million deaths each year. 

Aug 23, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Menopause symptoms may increase the risk cardiovascular disease

A new study has revealed that severe menopausal symptoms such as sleep disturbance, hot flashes and depression, may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Apr 12, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your heart

While eating red meat that is rich in protein is linked with increased risk of heart disease, protein from nuts and seeds could be beneficial for the human heart, suggests a study including more than 80,000 participants.

Apr 05, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

Do you have a strong hand grip? It could be good for your heart

The study found that despite having a lower heart mass, people with stronger hand grips were often pumping more blood per heart beat.

Mar 15, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Playing football linked to increased cardiovascular risk

Atrial fibrillation is known to cause heart palpitations, dizziness and chest pain and increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and heart failure. 

Mar 01, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Drink 'grassmilk' to reduce cardiovascular disease risk, suggests study

Daily consumption of grassmilk dairy products could potentially improve health trends, the study noted. 

Mar 01, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Veteran actress Sridevi's death underlines the lack of cardiac arrest treatment for women

According to a US study, women are less likely to receive life-saving treatments and less likely to survive, in comparison to men.

Feb 25, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

Initiative launched to reduce cardiovascular disease-related deaths

In urban areas, around 40 percent people with hypertension are aware of their condition and only around 20 percent have their blood pressure under control, an official statement by the Health Ministry said.

Nov 29, 2017, 00:08 AM IST

Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

According to doctors, extreme fatigue in males and chest pain in females are the symptoms to look out for in a possible heart attack.

Oct 12, 2017, 18:35 PM IST

Three-fold rise in cardiovascular disease in national capital, says survey

According to the survey, more than 50 percent of corporate employees (both men and women) are suffering because of hypertension and heart ailments.

Sep 28, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Spot the red flags - Warning signs and symptoms of heart disease

This year's theme for World Heart Day is 'Share the Power', encouraging people across the world to take care of their heart and inspire others to do the same. 

Sep 28, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Rising number of cardiac patients in India in 30-40 age group a concern, say doctors

The data collected by cardiologists also shows the link between breast cancer and cholesterol levels.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Skinny legs may up death risk by 300 per cent, says study

According to the study, lean people who are metabolically unhealthy, but have normal weight, might be at a 300 per cent greater chance of dying. 

Aug 03, 2017, 19:00 PM IST