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heart health


'It's not the same as heart attack': Cardiologist busts common myths about heart failure

June 02, 2022 10:45 am

"Although heart failure is more common amongst individuals aged 55 years and older, the disease is increasingly affecting the younger population as well," Dr Jamshed Dalal said

World No Tobacco Day 2022: Effects of long-term exposure to passive smoking on heart

May 31, 2022 9:56 am

While many link passive smoking only with lung cancer, it is actually much more likely to cause heart disease or stroke, according to Dr Pankaj Batra

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

'Fad diets come and go; it is important to eat a balanced meal, exercise right, sleep tight': Chef Kunal Kapur

April 29, 2022 11:48 am

"Women must plan their meals in advance, eat small and frequent meals to boost energy levels, drink water, and snack right in the evenings," he said

Beer and spirits have more detrimental effects on the waistline and on cardiovascular disease risk than red or white wine

April 27, 2022 11:22 am

Alcohol has long been considered one possible driving factor for the obesity epidemic. Yet the public often hears conflicting information about the potential risks and benefits of alcohol

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

Heart disease risk and depression: a new study explores whether the two may be linked

April 18, 2022 5:56 pm

When the authors analysed the data by gender, they found that at baseline, women with higher cardiovascular risk were more likely to exhibit symptoms of depression. But this was not the case in men, and not in either men or women at follow up

Study suggests insomnia increases cardiovascular risk by 16 per cent; here's what to know

April 16, 2022 10:51 pm

All participants were tracked for an average of just over four years, to see if/when any major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) occurred, such as stroke, heart failure, or cardiovascular death

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

Does eating avocados twice a week lower the risk of heart disease? Here's what an expert says

April 04, 2022 2:29 pm

The study surveyed more than 68,000 women and 41,000 men, who were free of cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke at baseline, on their diets every four years, over a period of 30 years