Heart Health News
Celebs are endorsing ice baths, but what does science say about the benefits?
Researchers discovered that cold water immersion can increase blood concentrations of dopamine, another so-called happy hormone produced in the brain, by 250 per cent. However, excessive amounts have been linked to paranoia and aggression
ECG, Echocardiogram and more: 5 heart-related tests to check its health
This test helps to find the cause of why you feel faint or lightheaded. During the test, you lie on a table, which is then slowly tilted upward
New Year resolution for your heart: Set realistic goals and stay fit
Taking a New Year’s Resolution when it comes to health helps one to improve his/her overall well-being. Here are some essential measures to keep the heart healthy
5 tips for a healthy heart during winters
Being overweight puts strain on your heart, body and immune system and may make it weak for fighting infections
Remote monitoring: Keeping your heart health in check with technology
The new generation of devices uses a technology that have inbuilt capability to send the device data to the patient’s smartphone via Bluetooth and the phone then automatically transfers the data to the doctor enabling advanced remote monitoring capability.
Astronauts can expect shrinking hearts, other changes from long stints in low gravity
Astronaut Scott Kelly's heart shrunk considerably despite exercising almost every day, which worked to stop bone & muscle wasting.
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
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?
"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
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
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
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
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
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
It is a miniaturised self-powered sensor that can enter the heart with minimally invasive surgery.
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
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
TMAO, produced by gut bacteria and found in the blood, is a powerful measure of heart disease risk