04 Mar 2014
London: People, who experience angry outbursts, are five times more likely to have a heart attack in the following two hours, a new Harvard research has warned.
26 Feb 2014
New York: Soon, an implantable 3D device can deliver treatment or predict an impending heart attack before a patient shows any physical symptoms.
22 Feb 2014
London: Treatment with high-potency statins offers a significantly improved chance of survival compared to those taking normal statins, suggests a study.
16 Feb 2014
Washington: Eating foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke, says a study. Vitamin C is found in fruits and vegetables such as oranges, papaya, peppers, broccoli and strawberries. Hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke, but is more often deadly.
20 Feb 2014
New York: Lowering blood pressure during the first 48 hours after a stroke does not reduce the likelihood of death or major disability, claims research. Blood pressure often is elevated following a stroke.
30 Jan 2014
Melbourne: A New Zealand doctor survived after being attacked by a shark by fighting it with his knife, and later gave himself stitches upon reaching the shore.
27 Jan 2014
London: Certain types of mouthwash can kill off 'good' bacteria in the mouth, spiking blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have warned.
15 Feb 2014
Washington: Moderate exercise such as brisk walking may cut stroke risk by 20 percent in women, scientists have found.
22 Jan 2014
New York: Heart attack patients who are rushed to hospital during weekends and nights may have higher mortality compared with regular hours.
07 Feb 2014
Washington: Women may face a higher risk of stroke than men due to a range of factors, including high blood pressure disorders in pregnancy and other hormonal influences, US scientists have warned for the first time.