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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

Sridevi dies of cardiac arrest: Causes, prevention, and factors that can put you at risk of the condition

Since cardiac arrest strikes immediately without warnings, it is important that we educate ourselves about this dangerous medical condition and know what to do when faced with the situation.

Feb 25, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Brushing your teeth may soon be good for your heart as well – Read

The device would be a simple way to incorporate heart check-ups into daily routines and could prompt heart patients to adjust their medications as required.

Jan 01, 2018, 18:47 PM IST

Skinny people more susceptible to death after common heart problems treatment

Underweight people are more likely to have the highest mortality, length of stay and rate of readmission to the hospital within 30 days for those undergoing cardiac catheterisation.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

A plant-based diet can aid Indians in the fight against diabetes, heart ailments

More than 69 million people in India have been diagnosed with diabetes according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Feb 13, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Cardiovascular disease risk may increase due to dipping temperatures during winter

Bhattacharya also said there is a rise in blood pressure during early morning which further leads to a heart attack.

Jan 11, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

'Healthy oils, low-heat cooking can reduce heart problems of South Asians'

Preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) is not just about what you eat but is also linked to the cooking style you adopt, according to a team of international researchers who say urbanised South Asian's susceptibility to the disease is partly due to high-heat cooking methods such as roasting or frying.

Oct 26, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Reasons why you're having chest pain!

 Depending on its cause, chest pain may vary ranging from a sharp stab to a tight, squeezing or crushing sensation.

Aug 24, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

You may be ignoring these signs of a stroke! - Watch video

Yes, even the most minor ache or pain anywhere on the body could be related to something serious, which we wave off thinking it to be just that – a momentary pang.

Aug 23, 2016, 21:07 PM IST

Severe obesity solely responsible for risk of heart failure: Research

The findings suggest that even if a patient has normal blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure levels, they may still be at higher risk of developing heart failure if they are severely obese.

Aug 23, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

Lack of fresh foods trigger warning signs of heart attack

Poor neighborhoods and limited healthier food choices may develop early signs of cardiovascular diseases. 

Aug 17, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

New touchless device to better detect heart problems

Researchers at a Canadian university have developed a new touchless device for monitoring vital signs that could lead to improved detection and prevention of some cardiovascular issues, as well as greater independence for older adults.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Canadian ageing experiment set to study ISS astronauts

A US commercial cargo ship with supplies that is set to reach the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday has a new experiment to gauge the effect of ageing and related problems on astronauts, the Canadian Space Agency has announced.

Dec 04, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Specific levels of low vitamin D linked to heart troubles

Low vitamin D levels have long been associated with heart problems, but researchers said Monday they have identified a specific danger level for increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Nov 10, 2015, 03:11 AM IST

Cardiac deaths falling among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Rheumatoid arthritis patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease, but a new study shows that efforts to prevent heart problems and diagnose and treat heart disease early may be paying off.

Nov 08, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Botox may prevent irregular heartbeat

When a small amount of Botox is injected into a muscle, it blocks nerve signals that tell muscles to contract.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Ten health benefits of Honey!

Zee Media Bureau/ Vasavi Garg

Jul 15, 2015, 10:30 AM IST

Healthy India special: Take care of your heart

One should take care of the heart as many people die because of heart problems. Nowadays even youth is suffering from heart problems.

Jun 14, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Stressed wife can make husband's BP go haywire

Wives, please take note! Fighting over trivial issues at home can raise your hubby's blood pressure to such an extent that he may suffer heart problems sooner in life.

Apr 08, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Eating at 'right' time key to healthy heart

A new study has revealed that eating at the right time is as important as what the person is eating in order to maintain a healthy heart.

Mar 13, 2015, 10:48 AM IST