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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

Unmarried heart disease patients have an increased risk of death: Researchers

The risk of heart attack was 40 percent higher for those who were never married, the study said.

Dec 21, 2017, 12:43 PM 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

WARNING: Heart patients suffering from depression at double the risk of premature death

Researchers tracked more than 24,000 patients for 10 years and found that post-coronary artery disease depression was the single biggest predictor of death.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Chest irradiation can cause heart disease decades later

The study involved 79 patients who had received irradiation 20 years ago for Hodgkin lymphoma and were free from it for at least 10 years.

May 07, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

Unemployment can be fatal for heart patients; elevates death risk by 50 percent!

The findings were presented at the Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure. 

May 01, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Fluctuating weight could put heart patients at risk, says study!

Heart attacks, strokes and death were more common in patients whose weight changed the most over four years.

Apr 06, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

No additional charge on stents as rates include 8% margin: Govt

As trade margin of 8 percent is included in the ceiling price of stents, no additional charge except local sales taxes and VAT can be demanded from the patients.

Feb 20, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

Heart of the matter: Coronary stents get cheaper by up to 85%

Government has capped the price of life-saving coronary stents at Rs 7,260 for bare metal ones and Rs 29,600 for drug eluting variety.

Feb 14, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Your heart needs special care during winters – Follow these five tips!

Undoubtedly, the winter season is quite harsh on heart patients, since the heart has to work twice as harder to maintain body heat during this period.

Dec 27, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India

Nowadays, heart disease has become very common and people from all over the globe are suffering from it

Dec 14, 2016, 06:21 AM IST

Dengue may be fatal for heart patients: Experts

Transmitted by mosquito bite, dengue has become a seasonal epidemic in India. It affects infants, young children and adults with symptoms appearing 3-14 days after the infective bite.

Aug 24, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

A third of heart and vascular patients find it hard to keep on their work: Study

The study also highlights that even after an year of their recovery patients who are hospitalized for a longer period of time due to heart problems or strokes find it hard to keep on their professional life.

May 23, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Smartphone app may replace heart palpitation monitors

In the study, the researchers evaluated the efficacy of AliveCor Heart Monitor smartphone app.

May 06, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Heart patients worldwide losing out on key meds

A new study has highlighted the poor levels of use, availability and affordability of vital heart medicines.

Oct 21, 2015, 10:55 AM IST

Now, `sensitive` blood test that can rule out heart attacks

Now, a new blood test that can identify patients at low risk of heart attack.

Oct 08, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Don't worry, be happy! Positive emotions good for your heart

 Negative emotions and depression are known to have harmful effects on health.

Oct 06, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

My News: Delhi hospitals refuse treatment to baby

Watch how a nine day old baby girl with a heart condition was refused admission into Delhi hospitals.

Jun 03, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Popular drug ups death risk in heart patients

A large study involving over 320,000 patients has found that a drug that has been used worldwide for centuries to treat heart disease, might contribute to an increase in deaths in patients with heart problems.

May 05, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

New 'game-changing' clot-removal tack better than drugs alone for stroke patients

A new study has found that removal of the clot causing a severe stroke plus standard medication yields better long term outcomes in stroke patients than drug alone.

Apr 18, 2015, 11:48 AM IST