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World Heart Day: How romantic relationships affect your heart health

September 28, 2021 2:19 pm

You feel safe with your significant other. Oxytocin and vasopressin help develop a bond between two individuals. These hormones are also responsible for maintaining one’s heart health.

Expert shares risk factors amid rising prevalence of heart disease among young adults in India

September 28, 2021 2:23 pm

World Heart Day 2021: With incidences of heart disease deaths rising in India, it is time to be aware of this serious issue and take necessary steps to reduce the burden of cardiovascular diseases

BMC to conduct survey on non-communicable disease risk, launch awareness drive

September 28, 2021 10:30 pm

BMC has undertaken a WHO STEPS survey to derive data on Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases, under which teams will go from house to house and systematic data will be collected.

World Heart Day: Maharashtra sees 163 heart transplants in five years

September 28, 2021 9:28 pm

September 29 is World Heart Day. Doctors say there have been very few Covid-related deaths among the 163 patients in the state who have had a heart transplant in the last five years

World Heart Day 2020: Keep your heart healthy with these simple tips

September 29, 2020 4:40 pm

As per the reports from WHO, in 2016, 17.6 million people died from CVDs, comprising 31% of global mortality

World Heart Day 2020: Don't ignore these 10 warning signs of an unhealthy heart

September 29, 2020 12:30 pm

While not all heart problems are accompanied by clear warning signs, it is important to be aware of the common symptoms, suggests Dr Rajneesh Kapoor, Vice Chairman of Interventional Cardiology, Heart Institute, Medanta

World Heart Day 2020: Can irregular periods affect women's heart health?

September 29, 2020 9:10 am

"When a woman is having her periods, less estrogen is being circulated in their bloodstreams, and women with irregular periods tend to have chest pain, and they perform poorly on treadmill tests that are designed to look for low blood flow to the heart," said Dr Nupur Gupta, Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Gurugram

Amid pandemic, cardiologists say people should not neglect getting regular check-ups

September 29, 2020 7:27 pm

Classic symptoms of heart attack include chest pain which is usually constricting or crushing. Often, patients complain of a heavy weight on the chest. It can sometimes be a burning sensation, too, says Dr Ramesh Gudapati, Chief of Cardiology at Star Hospitals, Hyderabad

Explained: Why September 29 is marked as World Heart Day

September 29, 2019 3:57 pm

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that over 17.9 million people die of cardiovascular diseases every year, accounting for over 31 per cent of global deaths.

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.


Don't ignore the red flags: Warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack

September 29, 2017 2:06 pm

Pay heed to the alarming bells that warn you against a heart attack to avert the life-threatening crisis. After all, prevention is better than cure. Wish your heart a blooming health this World Heart Day!

World Heart Day 2017: Everyday spices that are good for your heart

September 28, 2017 8:27 pm

Modern medicine has begun to study the powers of spices and validates several useful properties. Some are found to be useful for the heart.