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Number of years spent in obesity may up heart damage risk

Maintaining a healthy weight across the lifespan is important for keeping the heart healthy and minimising damage as people age, the researchers said.

Feb 21, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

Calcium supplements raise risk of heart damage

The researchers found that among participants with highest dietary intake of calcium there was no increase in relative risk of developing heart disease over the 10-year study period.

Oct 12, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

A novel sensor detects heart damage within 10 minutes

A novel sensor can detect within 10 minutes a protein linked to heart attacks could also confirm heart muscle damage than standard tests.

Jan 07, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

'High-normal' BP in youth may increase heart disease risk later

 Mild elevations in blood pressure considered to be in the upper range of normal during early adulthood can lead to subclinical heart damage by middle age, says a study.

Jun 23, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Omega-3 fatty acids may restrict further damage after heart attack

A new study has revealed that omega-3 fatty acids may help restrict further damage after a heart attack, suggesting this therapy may provide added benefits to standard care.

Mar 05, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Can high-fat diet cut heart attack damage?

Eating high-fat diet may protect the heart in the short run only, says a study with a warning that it is not a license to eat a lot of cheeseburgers and ice cream.

Feb 18, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Severe pneumonia may permanently damage heart

Severe pneumonia may permanently damage your heart as pneumonia bacterium leaves tiny lesions in the heart, a study suggests.

Sep 26, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Vigorous daily exercise `may help repair heart damage`

Exercising enthusiastically on a daily basis can repair damage caused by a heart attack, researchers say.

Nov 03, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Obese teens `may already have suffered heart damage`

Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

May 22, 2012, 14:10 PM IST

Rest can undo damage to heart cells

Damage to cardiac cells after a heart failure can be undone by allowing the heart to rest.

Apr 02, 2012, 13:14 PM IST

Stem cell therapy `may repair heart damage`

Stem cells could repair damage in people with advanced heart disease.

Mar 25, 2012, 15:48 PM IST

Statins in the time of heart damage

Patients who view images of their hearts and see for themselves the buildup of calcium within their artery walls become more compliant about taking their cholesterol-fighting drugs.

Mar 25, 2012, 10:56 AM IST

Marathon training may damage heart

Indulging in extreme exercises for long hours make you more susceptible to heart disease risk.

Dec 08, 2011, 18:26 PM IST

A simple surgery to prevent heart damage in children

Removing enlarged tonsils and adenoids may help prevent possible heart damage in kids.

May 16, 2011, 20:06 PM IST

A simple surgery to prevent heart damage in children

Removing enlarged tonsils and adenoids may help prevent possible heart damage in kids.

May 16, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Energy drinks harmful for kids

Primary school children, who drink caffeine-packed energy drinks for breakfast are at risk of heart damage.

Oct 13, 2010, 10:32 AM IST

Energy drinks harmful for kids

Primary school children, who drink caffeine-packed energy drinks for breakfast are at risk of heart damage.

Oct 13, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Heart damage repaired by induced stem cells: Study

Researchers have managed to
reverse some of the damage caused by a heart attack using stem
cells that were induced from connective tissue cells,
according to a study.

Jul 21, 2009, 09:57 AM IST

Heart damage repaired by induced stem cells: Study

Researchers have managed to
reverse some of the damage caused by a heart attack using stem
cells that were induced from connective tissue cells,
according to a study.

Jul 21, 2009, 00:00 AM IST