Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Heart disease


Heart disease, diabetes may be deadly combination: Study

June 12, 2016 7:49 pm

Patients with Type 2 diabetes admitted in hospital for heart failure have a one in four chance of dying in 18 months, finds a new study.

Suicide attempts in teenaged boys increase future heart disease risk

June 09, 2016 5:43 pm

Young women, on the other hand, are more prone to be overweight or obese and have high blood pressure problems.

Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

April 28, 2016 8:35 am

The findings showed that NAFLD is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis — the build-up of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls — which may lead to the advent of heart diseases-related deaths.

Heart diseases, road accidents cause of 30 per cent deaths of BSF personnel

April 23, 2016 9:55 pm

Out of about 400 deaths taking place in a year in the country's largest border guarding force, 70 were because of heart attacks and about 50 due to vehicular accidents.

Loneliness, isolation may increase risk of heart disease, stroke: Study

April 20, 2016 1:21 pm

Analysis of the data showed that loneliness/social isolation was associated with a 29 per cent increased risk of a heart or angina attack.

How you react to stress decides your overall health, especially your heart

February 28, 2016 12:15 pm

While depression and major stressful events are known to be harmful for health, health consequences of frustrations and hassles in everyday life are far reaching too.

Depression increases risk of stroke and heart diseases in the elderly

February 02, 2016 8:19 pm

In the study, older participants who showed signs of depression were found to have up to 75 per cent greater risk for experiencing heart disease and stroke.

Diabetic women more likely to have heart trouble than men

December 09, 2015 12:29 pm

Some diabetes-related sex differences in heart and blood vessel diseases were observed. Inherent hormonal differences may be the culprit.

Eat few peanuts every day to slash early death risk from cancer

June 11, 2015 12:30 pm

A new study has suggested that peanuts can protect against early death from cancer and heart disease.

Shorter people at higher risk of heart disease

April 09, 2015 3:53 pm

A shorter height is directly associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, a new large-scale study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.