Tag: Heart disease

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6 Diseases Men Must Get Screened For After Age 30

6 Diseases Men Must Get Screened For After Age 30

6 Diseases Men Must Get Screened For After Age 30 - Men are more likely to contract certain diseases at an early age. Studies show that due to the dif [...]
London, Ont.-led global study investigates changes to heart valve surgery

London, Ont.-led global study investigates changes to heart valve surgery

Researchers wanted to find out if surgically repairing both the mitral and tricuspid valves at once, rather than just the mitral valve, would lead to [...]
Mitral regurgitation: How advanced technologies provide a glimmer of hope for patients

Mitral regurgitation: How advanced technologies provide a glimmer of hope for patients

When 55-year-old Bimla, suffering from severe mitral regurgitation, a cardiovascular disease, faced difficulty in breathing while carrying her [...]
Heart Transplant: Expert explains everything you need to know about the procedure

Heart Transplant: Expert explains everything you need to know about the procedure

Heart transplant is a surgical procedure in which a diseased, failing heart is replaced by a normal donor heart. The donor heart should be com [...]
Emergency cardiac care in the time of Covid-19

Emergency cardiac care in the time of Covid-19

Hospitals reported a marked reduction in the number of heart attack patients. Whether heart attacks became less prevalent because of the lockd [...]
Vaping is bad but added flavours can actually kill you by causing cardiac rhythm disturbances

Vaping is bad but added flavours can actually kill you by causing cardiac rhythm disturbances

Vaping is the term used to refer to the inhaling a vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or other vaping devices. E-cigarettes powered by [...]
Coronavirus and cholesterol: Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help fight Covid

Coronavirus and cholesterol: Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help fight Covid

Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in Delhi-NCR, health experts on Tuesday stressed that along with a focus on overall health, taking special car [...]
Heart disease: Minimally invasive treatment of leaky mitral valves now a reality in India

Heart disease: Minimally invasive treatment of leaky mitral valves now a reality in India

Cardiac ailments affect more people than any other non-communicable disease in India. According to a study by The Lancet, cardiovascular disea [...]
Heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest: They are not synonyms

Heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest: They are not synonyms

The terms heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are often used interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is a circulation pr [...]
World Heart Day 2020: Why taking care of your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19?

World Heart Day 2020: Why taking care of your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19?

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) including heart disease and stroke, are the number one cause of death worldwide, claiming 17.9 million lives ea [...]
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