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Simple things you can do at home to keep your heart healthy

November 02, 2020 7:10 pm

Learn the warning signs of a heart attack. Early intervention can be life-saving in cardiac emergencies

Amid pandemic, cardiologists say people should not neglect getting regular check-ups

September 29, 2020 7:27 pm

Classic symptoms of heart attack include chest pain which is usually constricting or crushing. Often, patients complain of a heavy weight on the chest. It can sometimes be a burning sensation, too, says Dr Ramesh Gudapati, Chief of Cardiology at Star Hospitals, Hyderabad

US-based Indian researcher finds link between air pollution and diabetes, stroke

August 25, 2020 3:41 pm

The team of researchers found that exposure to air pollution could be compared to eating a high-fat diet

Coronavirus and the elderly: All you need to know

May 25, 2020 1:42 pm

People with reduced or compromised immunity, such as the elderly, are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke: Study

November 10, 2019 2:13 pm

Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Here's what to do if someone is having a heart attack

September 29, 2019 8:44 am

If the patient is conscious, it is essential that they are moved to a comfortable position. Then loosen any tight clothings and ask them if they are a heart patient and are carrying Nitroglycerine tablets.

Decoded: Why humans are prone to heart attacks

July 23, 2019 5:01 pm

Atherosclerosis — the clogging of arteries with fatty deposits — is the cause of one-third of deaths worldwide due to cardiovascular disease, researchers said.

Diabetes can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, say experts

July 09, 2019 11:28 am

Experts recommend regular check-ups, lifestyle modification which includes regular exercise, at least 30 minutes brisk walk five days a week, nutritious diet, quitting smoking and alcohol to keep diabetes at bay.

Sitting while watching TV linked to higher risk of heart attack, says new study

July 05, 2019 4:00 pm

The participants who had logged the most TV-viewing hours (four or more hours a day) had a 50 per cent greater risk of cardiovascular events and death compared to those who watched the least amount of TV (less than two hours a day).

New AI-enabled tool may help detect heart attacks

June 28, 2019 11:00 am

The decision-making tool, known as the coronary artery disease reporting and data system (CAD-RADS), emphasises stenoses, or blockages and narrowing in the coronary arteries.