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Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce mortality risk in heart attack patients
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Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce mortality risk in heart attack patients

STEMI is a very serious type of heart attack in which the major arteries of the heart are blocked.

Study reveals an extra 29 minutes of sleep every night can help improve mindfulness the next day
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Study reveals an extra 29 minutes of sleep every night can help improve mindfulness the next day

Mindfulness is the ability of a human to be fully present and aware of where the person is and what they are doing without getting overwhelmed by any of the situations they find themselves in.

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

Study recommends Pesco-Mediterranean diet along with intermittent fasting for better heart health
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Study recommends Pesco-Mediterranean diet along with intermittent fasting for better heart health

The Pesco-Mediterranean diet is largely plant-based and many studies have proved its benefits over the last few years.

First randomised trial suggests heart patients with COVID-19 can continue taking ACE inhibitors, ARBs
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First randomised trial suggests heart patients with COVID-19 can continue taking ACE inhibitors, ARBs

ACE and ACE2 are proteins that are part of the RAAS, which is responsible for maintaining blood pressure, fluid and electrolyte balance in the body

Yoga for a healthy heart: Asanas focusing on breathing and posture may help patients with arrhythmias
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Yoga for a healthy heart: Asanas focusing on breathing and posture may help patients with arrhythmias

Medications like beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers may be provided to mitigate the risks of stroke, while a heart-healthy diet and getting regular exercise are the lifestyle strategies one has to adopt.

Six heart diseases with strange names, and what they mean
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Six heart diseases with strange names, and what they mean

On World Heart Day 2019, we look at some of these strange heart conditions with even stranger names.

Six yoga poses for a healthy heart
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Six yoga poses for a healthy heart

Regular practice of yoga can reduce stress and anxiety, and lower the risk of depression in people who have had cardiac surgery.

Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak
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Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak

Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscles become weak. In people with cardiomyopathy, the heart muscles become thicker and more rigid.

Five subtle signs that you may be at risk of heart disease
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Five subtle signs that you may be at risk of heart disease

Self-monitoring can be an effective way to identify heart disease early and seek medical help in time to prevent lasting damage.

Trade body asks Centre to reconsider proposed e-cigarette ban, calls for regulation and standardisation
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Trade body asks Centre to reconsider proposed e-cigarette ban, calls for regulation and standardisation

E-cigarettes are handheld battery powered electronic devices which heat a liquid formulation — often containing nicotine — to create a vapour which can be inhaled.

Scientists successfully build functional 3-D printed heart parts out of collagen
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Scientists successfully build functional 3-D printed heart parts out of collagen

Collagen is an ideal biomaterial for printing since it is found in every tissue of the human body.

Vape and e-cigarette flavourings without nicotine also linked to heart disease risk in new study
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Vape and e-cigarette flavourings without nicotine also linked to heart disease risk in new study

Vaping and some flavorings, even without nicotine, triggered blood vessel dysfunction.

Lack of vitamin D can cause heart failure in human beings, a new study finds
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Lack of vitamin D can cause heart failure in human beings, a new study finds

Vitamin D deficiency causes heart problem was theorized but now Indian researchers have found proof of it in rats.

Cockroach-inspired surgical bot slithers into pig's heart with no human guidance
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Cockroach-inspired surgical bot slithers into pig's heart with no human guidance

The device finds its target but takes seconds longer than a doctor to perform routine tasks.

Scientists unveil 3D print of heart with human tissue & vessels in Israel
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Scientists unveil 3D print of heart with human tissue & vessels in Israel

In a first, a heart the size of a cherry was 3D printed by Israeli scientists using human fat.

Scientists design a self-powered sensor that can help monitor heart failure
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Scientists design a self-powered sensor that can help monitor heart failure

It is a miniaturised self-powered sensor that can enter the heart with minimally invasive surgery.

Twitter is testing Bookmarks to help you privately save tweets to be read later
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Twitter is testing Bookmarks to help you privately save tweets to be read later

The differentiating factor of Bookmark is expected to be the fact that it will be completely private and no notification will be sent to the original sender or your followers.

Mobile app to help with providing information on your heart condition, without the need for ultrasound scan
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Mobile app to help with providing information on your heart condition, without the need for ultrasound scan

With this app a user can accomplish the function of ultrasound machine by simply holding your phone up to your neck for a minute or two.

Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists
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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.