Heart disease

अब एप्पल वॉच करेगी दिल की देखभाल, एप से कर पाएंगे ईसीजी

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 23:48

एप्पल वॉच अब आपके दिल की भी अच्छे से देखभाल करने जा रही है.जी हां आने वाले समय में जल्द ही एप्पल वॉच में लोग न केवल अनियमित हॉर्टबीट के बारे में जान सकेंगे बल्कि एक एप की मदद से ईसीजी भी कर सकेंगे.एप्पल वॉच के इस नए फीचर को अमेरिकी खाद्य और ड्रग प्रशासन की अनुमति भी मिल गई है.हालांकि ये अनुमति अभी सिर्फ अमेरिकी ग्राहकों के लिए ही है.


Early menstruation ups risk of stroke

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:20

Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those who start at the age of 15, a study shows.


Handful of nuts daily cuts risk of heart disease, cancer

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:10

London, Dec 5 (IANS) Eating at least 20 gram of nuts a day -- equivalent to a handful -- can reduce the risk of a wide range of diseases including heart disease and cancer, new research has found.


This flexible heart patch does not need stitches

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 02:54

London, Dec 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new polymer patch that can be stuck onto the heart without the need for stitches to improve the conduction of electrical impulses across heart tissue damaged during a heart attack.


'Heart disease in 2016 India reflects Germany's battle 15 years ago'

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 01:55

Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) What Germany battled 15 years ago in heart disease and obesity, India is grappling with those issues now, according to a noted German cardiologist, who advised India not make the same mistakes as his country and attack the problem at the core instead of treating the disease's side-effects.


Stents safe, effective as bypass surgery for heart disease

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 16:54

New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Drug-eluting stents -- a less-invasive alternative to bypass surgery -- are as effective as surgery for many patients with a blockage in the left main coronary artery, a study has found.


An egg a day can reduce risk of stroke

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 11:34

New York, Nov 2 (IANS) Consuming an egg -- nutrient-rich source of high quality protein -- per day may lead to a 12 per cent reduction in risk of stroke, a new research shows.


Raising 'good' cholesterol may not prevent heart disease

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 11:24

Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) Raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or 'good cholesterol' levels may not be as effective as lowering 'bad cholesterol,' in reducing the risk of developing heart disease, researchers have found.


Low-oxygen environment may reverse heart disease

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 15:58

New York, Nov 1 (IANS) Normal, healthy heart muscle is well-supplied with oxygen-rich blood, but a new study says that very low oxygen levels -- about the concentration at the top of Mt. Everest -- may help reverse heart disease.


Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 17:20

New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.


Genetic link between rare heart disease, seizures identified

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 14:34

New York, July 31 (IANS) Researchers have identified a genetic link between a rare heart rhythm disease and an increased risk for seizures proving a clear association between the heart and the brain of such patients.


Diabetes and heart disease a deadly combination: Study

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:58

New York, June 13 (IANS) People with Type 2 diabetes who are admitted into the hospital for congestive heart failure face a one in four chance of dying over the next 18 months, a global study has warned.


Disrupting tiny liver protein can cause heart disease

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 16:42

New York, June 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to cardiovascular disease as well as fatty liver disease -- a precursor to cancer.


Family history of heart disease ups cholesterol risk in kids

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:28

London, May 31 (IANS) One in three children with a strong family history of heart disease and/or Type 2 diabetes may have significantly higher levels of risk for cholesterol than kids with no family history of those conditions, finds a study.