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heart diseases


Not just winters, summers can affect your heart, too: Follow these preventive measures

May 13, 2022 3:12 pm

"People who are already suffering from high blood pressures, diabetes, high cholesterol levels and pre-existing heart conditions are immensely affected, " said Dr Ritwick Raj Bhuyan, director-adult cardiothoracic vascular surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Cardiac rehab for heart patients saves lives and money, so why isn't it used more?

April 22, 2022 5:45 pm

Cardiac rehab is an outpatient chronic disease management program, offering patients hour-long sessions about twice per week over several months

Gilbert Gottfried dies of ventricular tachycardia caused by myotonic dystrophy; know more about the conditions

April 14, 2022 3:54 pm

Myotonic dystrophy is the most common type of muscular dystrophy that begins in adult age

‘Breathlessness, fatigue after Covid recovery can be signs of heart disease’

April 20, 2021 10:17 am

The virus involvement is seen in blood clot formation, known as thrombosis. It also leads to endothelium, the innermost layer of artery dysfunction. Patients who suffer such issues are disposed to a higher risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke.

Could fainting spells indicate an underlying heart condition? An expert answers

June 19, 2020 3:00 pm

Syncope or passing out happens when the heart stops pumping blood effectively during excessively fast or slow heart rates, which prevents or reduces the circulation of blood to the brain.

World Hypertension Day: Managing hypertension during a global health crisis

May 14, 2020 4:41 pm

As the world reels under the effects of COVID-19, people with high blood pressure are more prone to facing severe complications.

India's top infectious disease killed over 4,40,000 people in 2018

April 17, 2020 12:00 am

To put the figures of coronavirus in perspective, tuberculosis alone kills an average of 4 lakh Indians annually, and the daily average of over 1,200 is way beyond the COVID-19 fatalities in the country.

Your child’s breathlessness, difficulty in feeding may indicate heart disease

February 28, 2020 9:32 am

In India alone, 2.4 lakh babies are born every year with congenital heart defects.

Burnout may cause heart rhythm disturbance: Study

January 14, 2020 6:29 pm

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this type of vital exhaustion, called burnout, is a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.

Heart disease and diabetes: All you need to know

September 29, 2019 11:14 am

Of all the factors, smoking, increasing stress levels, and diabetes are the three major reasons that can cause significant damage to your heart, and may even cause death.