April 28, 2021 5:40 pm
COVID-19 infection triggers inflammation in the body that may lead to weakening of the heart muscle, abnormalities in heart rhythm, and even clot formation in blood vessels, says a doctor
May 16, 2020 11:28 am
Data from world over has shown that senior citizens are at a higher risk of the COVID-19 infection if they have any comorbidities like high blood pressure, diabetes and underlying heart diseases, especially heart failure.
October 09, 2019 11:14 am
The study, published in the journal Nature Communications Biology, noted that heart attacks triggered inflammatory responses that cause a scar in the heart which eventually leads to incurable heart failure.
September 27, 2019 2:25 pm
The study, published in the journal Circulation, identified 14 regions in the human genome that are associated with the size and function of the left ventricle — each containing genes that regulate the early development of heart chambers and the contraction of heart muscle.
September 03, 2019 9:52 am
Around 4,000 malaria cases were identified, with 40 per cent having plasmodium falciparum, a parasite transmitted through mosquito bites that is responsible for the majority of severe malaria cases in humans.
August 20, 2019 1:25 pm
Researchers found genetic variants for insomnia were associated with significantly higher odds of coronary artery disease, heart failure and ischemic stroke – particularly large artery stroke.
July 04, 2018 4:32 pm
A new study has found that human stem cell treatment can possibly return the functioning of the heart to 90% normal in those with heart failure. This study was carried out on macaque monkeys first.
May 16, 2018 10:37 pm
While it is known that people who are more physically active have lower risks of heart failure than those who are less active, but little is known about the impact of changes in exercise levels over time on heart failure risk.
November 23, 2017 5:29 pm
Scientists have designed a soft robotic system with artificial muscles that can assist cardiac function in children who have one-sided heart conditions.
September 28, 2017 4:25 pm
Feeling of palpitations and heart throbbing suggests that the heart would be pumping faster to compensate for the reduced functional capacity of the heart.