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'It's not the same as heart attack': Cardiologist busts common myths about heart failure

June 02, 2022 10:45 am

"Although heart failure is more common amongst individuals aged 55 years and older, the disease is increasingly affecting the younger population as well," Dr Jamshed Dalal said

KK was seen sweating profusely at Kolkata concert; is there a link between perspiration and heart attack?

June 02, 2022 4:27 pm

In one of the videos, the singer could also be seen wiping his face with a hand towel

'KK was on antacids': Doctor; how to differentiate between heart problems and digestive issues

June 05, 2022 6:34 pm

According to a doctor who conducted KK's autopsy, the singer was on antacids "probably considering some pain which he mistook as digestive problems".

Is there a reason why cardiac arrests often happen in the bathroom?

May 20, 2022 1:55 pm

World Hypertension Day: "Most people spend an average 30 minutes or 2 per cent of their time per day in the toilet," said Dr Nityanand Tripathi

Heart disease risk and depression: a new study explores whether the two may be linked

April 18, 2022 5:56 pm

When the authors analysed the data by gender, they found that at baseline, women with higher cardiovascular risk were more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression. But this was not the case in men, and not in either men or women at follow up

Things to do for a healthy heart during winter

December 30, 2021 3:08 pm

Are heart attacks more common in winters? According to a doctor, one of the primary reasons is our body's physiology and how a drop in temperature impacts the heart.

Puneeth Rajkumar dies due to heart attack: Know about the risk factors

October 29, 2021 8:04 pm

Puneeth Rajkumar developed chest pain in the morning, after which he was taken to Vikram Hospital, Bengaluru, in a serious condition

Does being fit mean being healthy? Here's what to know

October 22, 2021 9:52 am

'Heart attack' and 'sudden cardiac arrest' are two terms that are often used interchangeably, even though both are different; find out more

A guide to performing CPR in an emergency

October 15, 2021 3:34 pm

It is a life-saving first aid procedure that enhances a person's chances of survival if performed as soon as the heart stops pumping, said Dr Mohammed Imran Soherwardi

Heart attack is becoming common among young people; a doctor explains the causes

September 03, 2021 12:55 pm

Dr Subhendu Mohanty, head and senior consultant, cardiologist, tells that cardiac arrest and heart attack are becoming more common in the younger age group than it was 10-15 years back