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How alcohol affects the heart

September 01, 2021 10:05 pm

The new study is among the most rigorous to date: The researchers recruited 100 people with a history of atrial fibrillation and tracked them intensely for four weeks, monitoring their alcohol intake and their cardiac rhythms in real time.

World Heart Rhythm Week 2020: All you need to know about cardiac arrhythmia management

June 07, 2020 11:19 am

Heart rhythm disorders occur when there are irregularities or problems with the heart's electrical system that normally delivers signals to the heart to contract and pump blood through the body.

Feeling sleepy post lunch? Here's how to fight lethargy

January 13, 2020 12:18 pm

Count on these easy tips to not let sleep get the better of you at work.

This winter, keep your hands and feet warm; here's how

January 04, 2020 5:55 pm

Your body usually prioritises other organs like the heart and liver in winters, to keep vital functions going.

New cell that can heal hearts discovered

July 19, 2019 10:36 am

Heart doctors had never before explored the possibility that cells just outside the heart could participate in healing and repair of hearts after injury, researchers said.

Millions of heart disease, stroke deaths linked to not eating enough fruits, vegetables: Study

June 10, 2019 7:20 pm

Fruits and vegetables are good sources of fibre, potassium, magnesium, antioxidants and phenolics, which have been shown to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol.

Tel Aviv University scientists print first ever 3D heart with patient's own cells

April 16, 2019 10:42 am

Researchers from the Tel Aviv University have managed to print a small 3D human heart using the patient's own cells, complete with cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers.

Mechanical heart valves safer than biological counterparts: Study

November 10, 2017 8:02 pm

Mechanical heart valves may be safer in certain cases than those made of animal tissue and should be used more as a replacement, especially in younger patients, according to a study.

3-D printed models to improve heart valve replacements

July 04, 2017 10:53 pm

"The idea was now that we can make a patient-specific model with this tissue-mimicking 3-D printing technology, we can test how the prosthetic valves interact with the 3-D printed models to learn whether we can predict leakage," Qian said.

New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping the heart

May 05, 2016 1:50 pm

The stapler-like device for mending blood vessels using strong staples makes it possible to quickly and safely restore blood vessels.