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Sunday, June 07, 2020

Heart attacks


Explained: The link between owning a dog and living longer, newly studied

October 14, 2019 1:07 pm

The researchers found that the risk of death following hospitalisation was lower for dog owners, and suggested that this is likely due to increased physical activity and decreased loneliness.

Decoded: How eating red meat affects your heart

June 17, 2018 4:42 pm

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

July 22, 2014 2:50 pm

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

The question of statins

November 23, 2013 5:19 am

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

October 17, 2013 1:42 pm

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

Smartphone app that can prevent heart strokes

August 13, 2013 1:44 pm

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

Why some people tend to get heart attacks in winter

March 08, 2013 3:32 pm

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

Mediterranean diet can cut heart ailments,study finds

February 26, 2013 1:14 am

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

October 06, 2012 2:24 am

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

September 25, 2012 12:21 am

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


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

September 29, 2017 2:06 pm

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!