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PMC Bank scam: 80-year-old depositor dies after being unable to withdraw money for heart surgery

The victim, identified as Murlidhar Dhara, was a resident of Mulund Colony in Mumbai. He was suffering from a heart-related ailment for a long time and was to undergo bypass surgery.

Oct 19, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

The team looked at lipids absorbed from the diet and made in the liver.

Sep 03, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Eat more plant-based foods for better heart health

Study shows eating a larger proportion of plant-based foods and a smaller proportion of animal-based foods may help reduce your risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other type of cardiovascular disease.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Mission Delhi ups heart attack patients' survival chances

The Mission Delhi aims to provide care to STEMI, a very serious type of heart attack, patients, who require treatment within the golden hour (90 minutes) of the onset of symptoms and providing clot buster therapy within 30 minutes.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg' co-star Dadhi Pandey suffers heart attack, actor extends help

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is known for reaching out to all those who need help. The 'Bharat' star has always been there for his friends and acquaintances and exteded help in times of crisis.

Jul 05, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Being overweight doubles blood pressure risk in kids

Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the study shows that obese four-year-old kids have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

Class 12 student suffers heart attack, dies while taking board exams in Hyderabad

In a shocking case, a class 12 student died of cardiac arrest inside the examination hall during the ongoing board exams on Saturday.

Mar 02, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Fish oils don't prevent strokes in diabetes patients: Study

In observational studies, higher consumption of fish is associated with lower risks of coronary artery disease and stroke. 

Aug 27, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

Hypertensive patients prefer medication to cutting salt

Excess salt intake is one of the most important causes of hypertension, which makes salt restriction a key strategy to manage it.

Aug 27, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Simple laboratory score can help diagnose heart attacks faster

Scientists have developed a simple lab score that is superior to using cardiac troponin alone for the identification of patients at low and high risk for heart attack or death at emergency department presentation.

Aug 20, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Moderate cycling for four or more hours per week cut risk for recurrent heart attack by 31 per cent.

Jul 21, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

"Stroke, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. Heart attack, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. That's why it is so important. It is an epidemic.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya’s 21-year-old son Bandaru Vaishnav dies of heart attack

Twenty one-year-old son of former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Bandaru Dattatreya's son, Bandaru Vaishnav, died after suffering a heart attack.

May 23, 2018, 06:28 AM IST

Man dies of heart attack after sending son to appear for NEET in Kerala

Father of an aspirant of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), passed away after suffering a heart attack in Ernakulam in Kerala on Sunday.

May 06, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

Flu, pneumonia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke in older adults: Study

A new study has found that aged people who are diagnosed with flu or pneumonia are six times more likely to suffer from heart attack or stroke in the days after infection.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Narendra Jha: A talent that remained divorced from stardom

Last year, Narendra was part of both the Republic Day releases 'Raees' and 'Kaabil' -- and he was equally engaging in both. 

Mar 14, 2018, 20:31 PM IST

Narendra Jha's untimely demise shocks Bollywood and TV industry

Several Bollywood and television celebrities took to Twitter and expressed their grief.

Mar 14, 2018, 19:21 PM IST

Urinary, respiratory tract infections may double stroke risk: Study

The effects of the common infections were of similar magnitude among the people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol, researchers said.

Mar 14, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Celebs mourn Pyarelal Wadali's sudden demise

Pyare Lal Wadali was admitted to the hospital on Monday following a complaint of chest pain.

Mar 09, 2018, 22:27 PM IST

Young men more likely to die from heart attacks on weekends

While heart attacks are different from cardiac arrests, the former increases the risk of the latter by a huge margin. 

Mar 06, 2018, 16:59 PM IST