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Young people with high cholesterol levels at higher risk of heart disease during middle age, finds study
Health

Young people with high cholesterol levels at higher risk of heart disease during middle age, finds study

Researchers also found that the damage done to the arteries at a younger age, say teenage years, due to higher levels of LDL may be irreversible

Dr Padmavati passes away at 103: Eminent doctor, popularly called 'godmother of cardiology in India', succumbs to COVID-19
India

Dr Padmavati passes away at 103: Eminent doctor, popularly called 'godmother of cardiology in India', succumbs to COVID-19

The senior doctor, India's first woman cardiologist, was born a year before the world was hit by the Spanish Flu

Teens dealing with anxiety and depression may be at high risk of heart attack by midlife, research reveals
Health

Teens dealing with anxiety and depression may be at high risk of heart attack by midlife, research reveals

Heart attacks, many studies have shown, have a higher incidence rate among people with a generalised anxiety disorder.

Stents can’t take the place of diet and exercise: What Indians should really take away from the ISCHEMIA trial
Health

Stents can’t take the place of diet and exercise: What Indians should really take away from the ISCHEMIA trial

IHD occurs when cholesterol plaque builds up inside the walls of our arteries. This can later stop the blood flow to the heart and cause a heart attack.

Cipla, Wellthy ink pact to offer digital therapeutics for diabetes, cardiovascular diseases
Business

Cipla, Wellthy ink pact to offer digital therapeutics for diabetes, cardiovascular diseases

The platform brings together behavioural science, real world clinical evidence and artificial intelligence to provide real time monitoring, coaching and advice to patients, and virtual clinical assistance to doctors.

This breakthrough imaging technology can warn of heart attacks years in advance
science

This breakthrough imaging technology can warn of heart attacks years in advance

CT scans currently pick up risk of heart attacks once arteries have already been narrowed by plaque.

iPhone app may help heart attack survivors maintain their health and reduce hospital readmissions
News & Analysis

iPhone app may help heart attack survivors maintain their health and reduce hospital readmissions

The iPhone app helps patients to keep track of all their medications, including how much to take and at what time.

Noted cardiologist BK Goyal dies at 82: Funeral to take place in Mumbai today
India

Noted cardiologist BK Goyal dies at 82: Funeral to take place in Mumbai today

Eminent cardiologist BK Goyal died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Mumbai on Tuesday morning.

Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists
News & Analysis

Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists

One of the most important applications of the algorithm is in remote areas where people may not have access to cardiologists.

Apollo Hospitals inks pact to improve tertiary health sector in Ghana
Business

Apollo Hospitals inks pact to improve tertiary health sector in Ghana

The agreement was signed by Victor Asare Bampoe, Deputy Health Minister, Ghana, and Hari Prasad, CEO, Central Region, Apollo Hospitals, a press release from Apollo said.

iPhone device can help prevent strokes
News & Analysis

iPhone device can help prevent strokes

A special iPhone device can be used to quickly detect heart rhythm problems and help prevent strokes, say researchers...

Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places
Life

Sri Lanka to have blood pressure meters in public places

According to the health ministry's Non-Communicable Disease Unit, around 350 Sri Lankans die daily due to heart attacks, diabetes, hypertension, kidney and respiratory diseases.