For the unversed, Dextrocardia is a rare condition that affects less than one percent of the whole population across the world
Astronaut Scott Kelly's heart shrunk considerably despite exercising almost every day, which worked to stop bone & muscle wasting.
It was unknown, till now, if these conditions were caused by the virus infecting the heart, or from inflammation elsewhere in the body.
When travel across the cities and states to visit a doctor is impossible or undesirable, remote monitoring is a boon to patients that have implanted devices like pacemakers.
STEMI is a very serious type of heart attack in which the major arteries of the heart are blocked.
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
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
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
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
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.
On World Heart Day 2019, we look at some of these strange heart conditions with even stranger names.
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
E-cigarettes are handheld battery powered electronic devices which heat a liquid formulation — often containing nicotine — to create a vapour which can be inhaled.
Collagen is an ideal biomaterial for printing since it is found in every tissue of the human body.
Vaping and some flavorings, even without nicotine, triggered blood vessel dysfunction.
Vitamin D deficiency causes heart problem was theorized but now Indian researchers have found proof of it in rats.
The device finds its target but takes seconds longer than a doctor to perform routine tasks.
In a first, a heart the size of a cherry was 3D printed by Israeli scientists using human fat.