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heart diseases


‘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.

Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study

October 22, 2018 5:08 pm

Previous research has shown that being sedentary for long periods could shorten life but taking breaks to move around may counteract the risk, particularly if it means burning more than 770 kcal a day.

World Heart Day 2018: 3 delicious and easy recipes for a healthy heart

September 29, 2018 12:57 pm

On World Heart Day, we bring to you a list of mouth-watering, healthy recipes that might help your heart grow healthier. From sesame seared tuna to Berry Smoothies, try these recipes at home.

IHD, heart stroke increased by 50 percent, diabetes cases doubled in India between 1990-2016: Study

September 12, 2018 5:32 pm

Punjab has been ranked at the top for the burden of IHDs, followed by Tamil Nadu, and vice-versa for diabetes. West Bengal was at the top position for the burden of stroke, followed by Odisha, according to the comprehensive analysis of several major non-communicable diseases.