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Social isolation puts middle-aged and older women at higher risk of hypertension, study suggests
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Social isolation puts middle-aged and older women at higher risk of hypertension, study suggests

Experts believe that while a family history of hypertension cannot be avoided, the other lifestyle risk factors can and must be regulated to keep hypertension at bay

World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health
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World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health

Women with irregular periods often don’t realise it to be a symptom and believe it to be normal, while the truth is that irregular and unpredictable periods are one of the major symptoms that help diagnose PCOS.

Resting heart rate: What is normal and should you measure yours?
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Resting heart rate: What is normal and should you measure yours?

"Normal" resting heart rate can vary by as much as 70 beats per minute (bpm) between individuals!

Breath-hold technique could help develop a better treatment for cardiac arrhythmia
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Breath-hold technique could help develop a better treatment for cardiac arrhythmia

Scientists have developed a technique that may enable those suffering from arrhythmia to hold their breath for 5 minutes while undergoing cardiac ablation.

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

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.

Knowing the difference between three potentially-fatal heart conditions can help avert a tragedy
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Knowing the difference between three potentially-fatal heart conditions can help avert a tragedy

Close to midnight on 6 August, 2019, former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj died following a cardiac arrest

How many eggs is too many? Cholesterol, link to heart disease analyzed in new study
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How many eggs is too many? Cholesterol, link to heart disease analyzed in new study

Eating an extra half-egg a day increased the risk of heart disease & premature death in subjects.

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

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.

Family is the focus this World Diabetes Day
Life

Family is the focus this World Diabetes Day

A family unit is the first line of attack in the fight against diabetes.

Fish oil pills do nothing to prevent heart disease or prolong life: Study
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Fish oil pills do nothing to prevent heart disease or prolong life: Study

There is no evidence to justify recommending fish oil to prevent heart disease, say researchers

New class of drugs target gut microbes to reduce heart disease risk proposed
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New class of drugs target gut microbes to reduce heart disease risk proposed

TMAO, produced by gut bacteria and found in the blood, is a powerful measure of heart disease risk