Study finds increase in broken heart syndrome cases during COVID-19 pandemic: All you need to know about this condition
Nearly 7.8 percent of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) are being diagnosed with broken heart syndrome during the COVID-19 pandemic as compared to the 1.5-1.8 percent before the pandemic
Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks
Amos, who had been working with Aamir Khan for the past 25 years, was taken to the Holy Family hospital where he breathed his last
Medication, lifestyle changes as effective as stents and bypass surgery in reducing risk of heart attack, finds study
The results from a new study says that procedures such as bypass surgery and stenting are no better at reducing risk of heart attack in patients with ischemic heart disease than medication and lifestyle changes
Did you know a recent study found a way to revert heart damage caused due to a heart attack?
Tapas Pal, veteran Bengali actor and former All India Trinamool Congress MP, passes away aged 61 in Mumbai
Tapas Pal was rushed to a suburban hospital after he complained about chest pain at the Mumbai airport.
A study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology on 20 January has linked belly fat to a higher likelihood of repeat heart attacks.
There are many competing interests involved in high profile medical studies and data can be crunched, endpoints manoeuvred to suit various agendas.
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.
Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword
Aspirin’s history goes back some 3,500 years when the Egyptians and the Sumerians started using willow bark to alleviate pain and fever. Yet, aspirin is also one of those drugs that every doctor (and dentist) will ask you about before doing an invasive procedure, no matter how small
Self-monitoring can be an effective way to identify heart disease early and seek medical help in time to prevent lasting damage.
Studies highlight 14 lifestyle-related risk factors that can increase the chances of cardiovascular disease
A study shows that a significant number of cardiovascular disease deaths in India can be averted if we just make a few lifestyle changes.
Causes of BP misdiagnosis are whitecoat hypertension (BP rising due to anxiety when you visit the doctor) and masked hypertension (hypertensive patient shows normal blood pressure readings at a doctor’s clinic).
Close to midnight on 6 August, 2019, former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj died following a cardiac arrest
Salman Khan had also helped late actor Kavi Kumar Azad (who played Dr Haathi on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah) with all his expenditure on medicines
The drug reduced the possibility of development of kidney diseases by 15 percent and heart strokes by 12 percent.
Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu dies on stage in Dubai after suffering cardiac arrest
Manjunath Naidu, 36, suffered a cardiac arrest while performing his routine on stage on Friday