Today, the mainstream media is ablaze with a story about a Mumbai-based 24 year old called Anirudh Singh who was suffering from acute myocardial infarction – doc talk for a heart attack. This news has sent shockwaves through
The risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in older people, may increase due to aspirin, a drug for prevention of cardiovascular disease, says an Australian study. Aspirin is one of the
Ischemia: Ischemia is inadequate oxygen supply to the heart muscle. Ischemia is caused because of a shortage of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle due to narrowing or blockage of one or more of the coronary (heart)
A heart attack is the death of, or damage to, part of the heart muscle due to severe reduction or stoppage of blood supply to the heart muscle. Most heart attacks are the final result of coronary heart disease. If a blood clot
Low-dose aspirin could save the lives of people with a history of blood clot. It is a cheap and effective way to prevent potentially deadly blood clots forming in patients' legs or the lungs. The study, conducted by researchers
There's a misconception that heart attack kills more men more than women. A new research suggests that women are likelier to die of myocardial infarction (MI). Two possible reasons for this is women don’t believe they can get
A recent study suggests that young women have higher death rates than men due to heart attacks because of the fact that they don’t undergo chest pains usually associated with disease. According to data analysed form the
Researchers have unravelled how an out-of-tune protein precipitates heart failure by causing its muscle to malfunction. Scientists have known for a while that several heart proteins - troponin I is one of them - get "out of
Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. The month of Shravan has just concluded and the month of Ramzan is on - in both of which fasting is an integral part. Doctors say the practice does more than just appease the
A new study has made a breakthrough in muscle grafting. Researchers have made a major advance in their bid to regenerate damaged heart by grafting human cardiac muscle cells into guinea pig hearts. The grafts also reduced the
Two days after Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray underwent an angioplasty to remove blockages in his artery, a party leader said that his hospital stay had been extended by a day till Monday. "Yes, Uddhavji will be
Want to lose weight and still eat rice? Just switch to brown rice instead of white. Apart from being more nutritious, it also has fat-burning properties.
What is brown rice? How is it different from white rice?
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Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital following complains of chest pain. He was discharged later in the evening. A feeble but cheerful Uddhav walked out of the hospital to a
Obesity and obesity related diseases are a growing health issue worldwide. The world's first anti-obesity vaccine has shown promising results in boosting weight loss. Keith Haffer from Braasch Biotech LLC, south Dakota, has