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No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk, says study

The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, is the first to evaluate these unhealthy behaviours in patients with acute coronary syndromes.

Avatar-based app helps recognise heart attack symptoms

Scientists have created an avatar nurse, which is a simulated character that interacts with individuals to help them identify the symptoms of heart attack and call for help. Death rates can be halved by getting the patients to the hospital quicker.


No exercise for 6 years can trigger heart failure risk

While it is known that people who are more physically active have lower risks of heart failure than those who are less active, but little is known about the impact of changes in exercise levels over time on heart failure risk.

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

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.

Want to reduce risk of heart attack, stroke? Eat more fruits

Fruit is a rich source of potassium, dietary fibre, antioxidants and various other potentially active compounds, and contains little sodium or fat and relatively few calories.

Suffer from painful periods? It's related to your heart health

Women suffering from endometriosis — a condition that causes extremely painful periods — are at a higher risk of developing a heart attack.


Popping common painkillers too often? It could be killing you slowly

Popping painkillers can put you at the risk of ulcers, increased blood pressure and heart problems.

Now, a smartphone app can help prevent heart attack

This smartphone app can help people know the warning signs of a heart attack in advance and take corrective measures.

New touchless device to detect heart problems early

The device is the first portable system that monitors a patient's blood flow at multiple arterial points simultaneously and without direct contact with the skin.

AFT grants ‘Battle Casualty’ status to Captain who died of cardiac arrest in service

Capt Nitin Gautam's death was declared a “Battle Casualty” by his battalion and by a statutory Court of Inquiry approved by the Brigade Commander.