Ischemic heart disease

Diabetes deaths in India increased by 50% over 11 years

In 2015, 346,000 people died of diabetes, which caused 3.3 per cent of all deaths that year, with an annual increase of 2.7 per cent from 1990, according to the GBD study.

Oct 13, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

India accounts for 75% of air pollution casualties in South East Asian Region: WHO

The WHO report released Tuesday said air pollution is killing nearly 8,00,000 people a year in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for at least 75% of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer.

Sep 28, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

Indian researcher's heart disease project gets $400,000 boost

An Indian-American researcher at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) has received a $423,485 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project related to ischemic heart disease, a media report said.

Sep 12, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

ECP therapy beneficial for diabetic heart patients: Experts

External Counter Pulsation -- ECP -- therapy is emerging as one of the most preferred treatments for diabetic patients who are prone to coronary artery diseases, health experts said here on Friday.

Jun 05, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Stem cell treatment improves heart muscle function

In a heartening news for patients with severe ischemic heart disease and heart failure, a new human trial shows that stem cells, when injected directly into the heart muscle, are effective for failing hearts.

Apr 01, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Obese, overweight people at heart disease risk regardless of metabolic syndrome

Overweight or obese people are at risk for myocardial infarction (heart attack) and ischemic heart disease (IHD) regardless of whether they also have the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar, a new study has revealed.

Nov 12, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

Elevation in BMI can up heart disease risk

Maintaining a lower body mass index (BMI) can help reduce the risk of developing ischemic heart disease.

May 02, 2012, 17:56 PM IST

`Ischemic heart disease is multifactorial`

In an interview with Salome, Dr Santhosh K discusses various heart ailments.

Sep 29, 2011, 10:43 AM IST

`Ischemic heart disease is multifactorial`

In an interview with Salome, Dr Santhosh K discusses various heart ailments.

Sep 28, 2011, 21:07 PM IST

`Ischemic heart disease is multifactorial`

Heart diseases are the group of diseases which affects structure, function and functional capacity of the heart.

Sep 26, 2011, 16:44 PM IST

`Ischemic heart disease is multifactorial`

Heart diseases are the group of diseases which affects structure, function and functional capacity of the heart.

Sep 26, 2011, 16:44 PM IST