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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month 2020: Know about the most common symptoms

October 28, 2020 3:00 pm

The only way to reduce the risk of arrest is to go for regular checkups and screenings of the heart while living a healthy lifestyle, says Dr Aparna Jaswal

US man dies of 'excessive licorice' or mulethi: Know how much to have

September 24, 2020 6:30 pm

As a popular sweetener, licorice is found in many food products in the United States, as per a 2012-National Center for Biotechnology Information study Licorice abuse: time to send a warning message. The study also highlights how excessive consumption is a risk factor

Cardiac arrhythmia and COVID-19: Here are answers to some frequently-asked questions

September 08, 2020 3:31 pm

It has been observed that the condition of most patients suffering from heart abnormalities have been worsening during the pandemic, says Dr AM Karthigesan, a senior consultant cardiologist at the Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, and Nellore

Heart of the matter

August 25, 2020 7:57 pm

In the post COVID world, cardiologists will have to rely on innovation. Government policies must ensure a balance between quality products and affordability for the patient.

Chennai bus driver dies of cardiac arrest behind the wheel, rams into cars at traffic stop

October 07, 2019 4:03 pm

While the driver collapsed behind the wheel and dies, passengers inside the bus and cars escaped with minor injuries.

Know what is cardiac arrest and how is it different from heart attack

August 09, 2019 1:58 pm

To reduce the chances of cardiac arrests, its important to identify people with high-risk factors and bring as many lifestyle changes as possible.

Genetic therapy helps heal damage caused by heart attack

May 16, 2019 10:44 am

At present, when a patient survives a heart attack, they are left with permanent structural damage to their heart through the formation of a scar, which can lead to heart failure in the future, according to the researchers from King's College London in the UK.

Cardiac arrest vs heart attack: What's the difference?

February 27, 2018 8:59 pm

A cardiac arrest is different than a heart attack in the sense that a heart attack occurs due to a blockage in one of the arteries while a cardiac arrest is the result of abnormal heart rhythm. Not all heart attacks result in a cardiac arrest.

Know the signs of heart failure

September 28, 2017 4:25 pm

Feeling of palpitations and heart throbbing suggests that the heart would be pumping faster to compensate for the reduced functional capacity of the heart.

Marathon runner who suffered cardiac arrest still critical

January 20, 2015 1:52 am

The doctor says, “still a matter of life and death.”