Tag Archives: Heart Attack

Dawood Ibrahim: On Run Forever, Critical in Karachi Hospital Now?

India’s Mumbai don and the most wanted criminal in Mumbai riots, Dawood Ibrahim is said to have been admitted in Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi after suffering a severe heart attack on Friday night and his condition is still unknown officially. Unconfirmed reports said the don has died but the Mmabi police have refused to confirm the details and Pakistan ...

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Jayalalithaa News: Chennai-Bound Buses Cancelled

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation(APSRTC) has cancelled many Chennai-bound buses, especially from Tirupathi and Chittore owing the unpredictable developments on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s heart attack and her current situation in Apollo Hospitals. While many VIPs and MPs are queueing up to Apollo hospital in Chennai to enquire about Jayalalithaa’s health, the hospital said that she is ...

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Indian Origin Researcher Develops New Genetic Tool to Detect Heart Diseases

As already known, genetic factors do contribute significantly to cardio-vascular heart diseases but recent advances in genetics have led to the identification of many Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms, or SNPs — very small differences in our DNA that vary from person to person, which could diagnose the symptoms coronary heart disease or CHD, and help start treatment, said Indian Origin heart ...

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Sex by Older Men Once a Week Doubles Heart Attack Risk: Study

Having sex by older men once a week or more will put them at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems but not for older women, who may live a healthy life with less hypertension due to the same sex life, said a startling new study reversing the age-old belief just opposite to that. The first large-scale study ...

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Fidgeting or Leg Movement Lessen Heart Attack Risk: Study

Fidgeting or moving legs while in a sitting posture is helpful to heart in a long way, found researchers from the University of Missouri (USA). “Whether it’s binge watching our favourite TV show or working at a computer… a small amount of leg fidgeting could prevent a decline in leg vascular function caused by prolonged sitting,” said lead author Jaume ...

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Drinking Tea Reduces Heart attack Risk, Says study

Another study has validated that drinking tea is associated with decreased coronary artery progression and a lower incidence of heart attacks or strokes, said a paper presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions. Researchers studied 6,212 adults to determine how tea drinking might be associated with coronary artery calcium progression, a marker for blood vessel disease, and ...

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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour after drinking, a new study has showed. After analyzing data from 23 studies involving 30,000 participants in the hours and days after drinking alcohol, Elizabeth Mostofsky from Harvard TH Chan ...

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BCCI President Dalmiya Hospitalized, Emergency Team Monitoring

BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who suffered chest pain on Thursday evening in Kolkata, was rushed to the BM Birla Heart Research Institute amid worries that falling health is a big concern for the cricket board. Dalmiya, 75, has been unwell and was indisposed for some time, said reports. Confirming the news sourced to hospital staff, media reports said Jagmohan Dalmiya ...

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Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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US Survival Rate of Heart attacks 6% if Occurring Outside of Hospital

Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year in the United States, killing majority of them because it occurred outside of hospital, said  a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Wide disparities of survival rates exist across the US, but benchmark communities demonstrate that saving more lives is possible, especially with bystander use of CPR and automated external defibrillators, ...

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Flash: Abdul Kalam Passed Away in Shillong

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of severe cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at a Shillong institute at 6:40 PM today, Monday July 27 and was dead by the time he was taken to hospital. Dr Kalam, 84, collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong and was rushed to the ICU in Bethany Hospital where doctors declared him brought ...

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Mani Ratnam Hospitalized in Delhi After Heart Attack?

Veteran film director Mani Ratnam, who rose to fame with ‘Bombay’, was reportedly hospitalized on Tuesday night after he complained of chest pain due to heart attack, early reports said. He was admitted to Apollo Hospital in New Delhi and is undergoing tests. The director had two minor heart attacks in 2004 and 2009, while working on films “Yuva” and ...

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Arthritis linked to surprise heart attack, says study

Arthritis, a common ailment in elderly people is also one of the causes of sudden heart attacks in about one-fourth of them, said a new research study. The risk was same irrespective of smoking or debetes, they noted.  The researchers studied the presence of ischaemia and infarction secondary to atherosclerotic disease (coronary artery disease) in 91 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ...

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Spotting Heart Attack in Last One Hour Helps in Critical Treatment

A new method to spot heart attacks in suspected patients within an hour has been found effective in three out of four cases in a clinical trial involving over 1,000 participants, reports a study. The new technique to measure cardiac troponin T levels in the blood, a preferred biomarker for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as ...

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2 hours of TV puts your kids at high BP risk, warns study

Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30% greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research, reiterating many studies which have warned earlier in this direction. Doing no daily physical activity or an activity which is less than an hour a day ...

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