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Decoded: How eating red meat affects your heart

It has long been established that saturated fats found in red meat is one major cause of heart arteries block. Tick bites could trigger the allergic reaction to red meat and spread the sensitivity to the allergen among people.

Heart attacks kill younger women faster than men

Women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack.


The question of statins

Recent American guidelines recommend statins to prevent heart attacks without monitoring lipid levels. However,doctors have urged caution due to the many side effects of these drugs.

New urine test to detect blood clots

Blood clots can lead to sometimes fatal conditions including atherosclerosis and stroke.

Smartphone app that can prevent heart strokes

It can detect atrial fibrillation,the most common heart rhythm problem,in minutes.

Why some people tend to get heart attacks in winter

Cholesterol levels seem to fluctuate significantly with the change of seasons.


Mediterranean diet can cut heart ailments,study finds

About 30 per cent of heart attacks,strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil

Common heart drugs may be less helpful than thought

The cheap and popular heart drugs known as beta-blockers may be overused in many patients,exposing them needlessly to bothersome side effects,a new study suggests.

A rebel on screen,and off it

Acclaimed Malayalam actor Thilakan,who enthralled audiences with his versatile performances over three decades,died

A jellyfish could save us from heart attacks

Artificial jellyfish,medusoid,can be used to create pacemakers that don't need electrical signals.

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Don't ignore the red flags: Warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack

Pay heed to the alarming bells that warn you against a heart attack to avert the life-threatening crisis. After all, prevention is better than cure. Wish your heart a blooming health this World Heart Day!