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Wednesday, July 06, 2022

cardiovascular disease


‘Women must make heart health a priority’

July 04, 2022 8:58 pm

Cardiovascular diseases have shown an alarming increase among Indian women. For those at high risk of life-threatening ailments, Dr Sanjeev Gera, Director & HOD, Cardiology, Fortis, Noida recommends immediate preventive measures to reduce the impact of heart attacks

Hailey Bieber opens up about 'quite scary' stroke, undergoing procedure for hole in the heart

May 16, 2022 10:51 am

Hailey Bieber revealed that according to doctors, a factor that could have contributed to the condition was taking birth control pills with a history of migraine

Beer and spirits have more detrimental effects on the waistline and on cardiovascular disease risk than red or white wine

April 27, 2022 11:22 am

Alcohol has long been considered one possible driving factor for the obesity epidemic. Yet the public often hears conflicting information about the potential risks and benefits of alcohol

Are newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients at risk of developing some form of cardiovascular disease?

April 20, 2022 5:27 pm

Type 2 diabetes is caused when the insulin hormone does not properly regulate glucose in the body.

Do common sleep disorders increase mortality risk? Here's what experts say

December 27, 2021 2:58 pm

“This is the first study to assess mortality risk in participants with co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea,” said Dr Lechat, who led the research

Harsh winter can increase heart-related complications: Experts warn in new study

December 06, 2021 5:04 am

In a health advisory, Dr Arun Kochar, senior consultant of the cardiology department of Fortis Hospital, Mohali, said, “During winters, our heart makes minor adjustments so that normal physiological body processes may continue without hindrance."

A common heart problem that’s easy to miss

July 27, 2021 11:40 am

If A-fib is confirmed, your doctor may try to shock the heart back into a normal rhythm using a procedure called electrical cardioversion, in which an electrical current is applied to the chest using paddles. You will be sedated for the brief procedure and not feel the shocks

Is walking 'a complete exercise'? Here's what experts say

July 03, 2021 5:12 pm

While experts mention how "no physical activity goes futile", and "walking is definitely a good way to start", it needs to be interspersed with cardio activities for "holistic gains"

Why timely treatment of non-Covid ailments is important amid pandemic

June 01, 2021 7:12 pm

“It is the need of the hour that people should seek immediate medical care instead of neglecting or delaying the treatment, said Dr Roy Patankar, gastroenterologist and director, Zen Multispeciality Hospital, Chembur

Cardiovascular diseases among women on the rise in India, finds The Lancet

May 19, 2021 1:03 pm

Researchers urge action to reduce burden of CVD; China and Indonesia are other populous nations showing increase of disease.