When anyone thinks of a heart attack, we all think of pain in the chest and down the left arm. But did you know that you could suffer from a heart attack and not even know it? Known as a ‘silent heart attack’, the phenomenon
A leading doctor said on Saturday that with an increasing number of Indians suffering from heart diseases, proper eating habits, heart friendly nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is the need of the hour to tackle the alarming
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the biggest killers in the world today and most common cause of heart attacks. It’s caused by plaque build-up along the inner walls of the arteries and it can be caused due to numerous
With the summer almost here, mango - the ‘king of fruits’ has started making its appearance in the market. Apart from tasting really good and adding that ‘zing’ to any dish, mangoes are known to be a powerhouse of
A bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) or ‘vanishing stent’ was successfully implanted in a businessman for coronary artery disease (CAD) by doctors at a super-speciality hospital in Agra on Thursday. According to Dr Suvir
It is not just common ailments such as flu, cough and fever that you should be careful about this winter. Doctors say cardiac problems and other serious health complications also see a rise in this changing weather.
A study conducted by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Jamia Millia Islamia on Friday said that adequate folic acid and vitamin B intake could help reduce vascular disease risk in Indian patients.
Foods containing vitamin B, like
These days heart disease is affecting a number of us. A condition that was thought to only affect the elderly is now a disease that affects even people as young as 25. As the adage goes, prevention is better than cure. Here is a
It may sound too good to be true but a 150 second workout is more effective than a 90 minute run! A recent research suggests that short sharp bursts of exercise aka High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is much better for your
Cholesterol is a fat/ lipid that is produced in the liver and its normal levels are necessary for the proper functioning of the body. When cholesterol levels are in the normal range, in a healthy body, the blood flows freely
Your plastic water bottle may be harming your body. A new study Has found that the presence of high levels of urinary Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in plastic products like water bottles and baby feeding bottles, may be
Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low-cost "triple heart therapy" in India to help patients with diabetes who cannot afford expensive bypass operations. Harvard
That nagging pain in your chest might not be something to ignore. It is estimated that almost 6.4 crore Indians will suffer from coronary artery disease by 2015. Angina or 'angina pectoris' (Latin for squeezing of the chest)
According to the latest update on Shiv Sena executive president Udav Thackeray’s health, the party mouth piece confirmed that he was suffering from chest pains for four days prior to his angioplasty. Shortly after he was