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Even low air pollution level may cause heart disease

Higher exposures to the pollutants are linked to more significant changes in the structure of the heart, reseachers said.

Aug 03, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study of nearly 70,00 patients.

Apr 19, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

Why middle-aged smokers should quit

Middle-aged individuals who smoke could be at far greater risk of developing heart failure than those who never smoked, or those who quit, according to new research.

Apr 17, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

Infant with large hole in heart get new lease of life after rare complex surgery

Aksar, a one-year-old child from Palakkad district in Kerala with a large hole in the heart got a new lease of life after a successful rare complex surgery.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Brisk walking may help older women curb heart failure risk: Study

The study found that women above 60 years of age were three times more prone to heart failure risk.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer may increase heart failure risk

Prompting attention to the fact that during treatment not only one's breast health but also general health, including that of the heart, should be considered, the researchers suggested.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

Just 30 minutes of exercise can reduce your risk of heart failure

Though there is no cure for this condition, one can choose to lead a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of heart failures.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart

In an earlier study, researchers found that the exercise needs to be performed four-to-five times a week.

Jan 08, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

Beware, older adults! Winters can prove to be lethal for you

Various studies over the years have shown that hospitalization and mortality rates for heart failure patients are higher during the winter.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Diet that will help you curb the risk of a deadly heart failure revealed

According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42 percent less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods.  

Nov 20, 2017, 19:16 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

High salt intake may double chances of heart failure, says study

 High salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure, says a new study.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Heart Failure Summit 2017: Alarming rise in heart diseases in India; symptoms, prevention

The estimated heart failure burden in India ranges from 1.3 million to 4.6 million cases per annum.

Jul 31, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Children with asthma at greater risk of developing heart failure

New research shows that individuals with a history of asthma from childhood are at a greater risk of developing shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting and eventually heart failure in adulthood.

Jun 27, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Statins may improve heart structure, function

It is because statins reduce oxidative stress and dampen the production of growth factors which stimulate cell growth. 

May 27, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Chronic heart failure is caused by a variety of conditions that damage the heart, including coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 

May 27, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Premature birth puts babies at increased risk of heart failure in childhood!

The registry-based study, published in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), involved 2.6 million individuals born between 1987 and 2012.

May 23, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Technology meets medical science: Scientists develop tablet designed to help heart failure patients!

OPTILOGG is a pre-programmed tablet attached to a weighing scale that provides heart failure education, registers body weight and symptoms, and titrates diuretics. 

May 21, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Being unemployed can lead to heart failure

The research was presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.

Apr 30, 2017, 21:57 PM IST

Heart failure patients have some hope with this new drug target

The researchers bypassed complex cell signaling pathways that are dysregulated in failing hearts by directly targeting proteins that help heart muscles contract.

Apr 05, 2017, 11:25 AM IST