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Women more likely to survive heart attack if ER physician is female

Study found if 1,000 women went to emergency room with heart attack, 15 more would die if they were treated by a male doctor.

07 Aug 2018 8:11 AM

Hookahs more harmful than traditional cigarettes: Study

Stiffening of arteries and the aorta are important signs of progression of hypertension, which raises the risk of heart attacks, stroke.

05 Aug 2018 6:40 PM

Scuba diving risky for older adults

Until now, there has been no clear picture of how common cardiovascular risk factors are among active divers

29 Jul 2018 4:21 PM

Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline, says study

It's the first time a single step has been clearly shown to help prevent cognitive decline.

25 Jul 2018 9:11 PM

'New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk'

A lot of people are interested in healthy living, but often we don't have that discussion in the doctor's office.

23 Jul 2018 1:54 PM


HIV infection doubles heart disease risk, says study

Analysis of global figures, published in Circulation, reveals HIV-associated cardiovascular disease has more than tripled in past 20 years.

19 Jul 2018 5:02 PM

More evidence that omega-3 supplements lack heart benefits

Taking them in supplement form does little to protect against heart disease.

19 Jul 2018 11:37 AM

Daily exercise may cut heart attack risk even in polluted areas: Study

Higher levels of pollution were associated with more heart attacks.

18 Jul 2018 8:20 PM

Multivitamins, mineral supplements do not prevent heart problems

Researchers urge people to protect their heart health by understanding their individual risk for heart disease.

11 Jul 2018 1:53 PM

Minor stroke needs quick medical attention, too

For any of the stroke symptoms, major, minor, or transitory, time remains of the essence.

04 Jul 2018 2:02 PM


City hospital claims to use smallest heart pump

The device is like a catheter and works on the principle of submersible water pump, it is as thick as a pencil and six inches long.

29 Jun 2018 6:01 AM

Being bisexual can be injurious to health

Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors.

22 Jun 2018 8:25 AM

Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes

Compared to married people, adults who were divorced, widowed or never married were 42 pc more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

19 Jun 2018 8:49 AM

Study finds diabetes has become an epidemic in India, needs urgent attention

The amount of money paid for health insurance scheme can be reduced if complications arising out of diabetes are prevented.

17 Jun 2018 5:17 PM

Men with erectile dysfunction twice as likely to have heart attacks, says study

Research further adds those who have trouble getting or keeping an erection are also more likely to suffer from cardiac arrest or stroke.

12 Jun 2018 4:43 PM


Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

Minutes before Trump met North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the president tweeted about the prominent economic commentator's health.

12 Jun 2018 11:25 AM

Football fans: Here’s a World Cup health warning

Study shows psychological triggers such as stress, anxiety, and anger -- emotions sports fan can relate to -- can cause heart attack.

09 Jun 2018 9:49 AM

Ex Goa Congress Chief Shantaram Naik dies of heart attack at 72

Naik, 72, was taken to private hospital in Margao town from his residence after he complained of uneasiness where he was declared dead.

09 Jun 2018 9:05 AM

Colder months are deadlier for heart patients

The study was presented at the British Cardiovascular Society Conference 2018 in Manchester. 

06 Jun 2018 4:26 PM

Goa minister suffers heart attack in Mumbai; hospitalised

Madkaikar, 53, was in Mumbai on Monday for a visit when he fell ill. He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital last night.

05 Jun 2018 10:01 AM