09 Nov 2015
New York: People with heart disease can face an increase risk of a serious heart attack on poor air quality days, a new study warns. There is a strong association between bad air quality days -- those with a threshold above 25 micrograms of fine particulate matter per cubic metre of air -- with a greater risk of STEMIs, the most dangerous type of heart attack, the study said.
17 Oct 2015
London: Infectious diseases such as typhoid, measles, chicken pox, bronchitis, tuberculosis and dengue in childhood can increase risk of getting a heart attack in adulthood, suggests new research.
01 Sep 2015
New York: Knee or hip joint replacement surgery, known as arthroplasty, may put people at increased risk of heart attack immediately following the operation, warns a new study.
21 May 2015
New York: People with obesity and bad cholesterol levels are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than people who do not suffer from it, says a study.
16 Jun 2015
London: When it comes to health of your heart, a bad night's sleep could be as bad as smoking. Researchers have found that sleep disturbances may double the risk of heart attack and stroke in men.
22 Jul 2015
New Delhi: An angry goat went on an rampage outside a prison in Brazil. Goat attacked pedestrians and even bikers.
05 May 2015
London: People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of heart disease and about a fourth of them are likely to have a surprise heart attack, a new research has found.
07 May 2015
Seoul: South Korean researchers have developed a simple thermometer-like device to diagnose heart attacks that could make detecting whether one has had a heart attack or not a lot easier and cheaper.
25 Feb 2015
New York: Driven by concerns of initiating a false alarm, young women tend to ignore or dismiss the earliest symptoms of an impending heart attack, such as pain, dizziness and delay in seeking emergency medical care, says new research.
24 Feb 2015
Melbourne: Intense anger could lead to an eight-fold increase in the risk of heart attack. A high level of anxiety also increases the risk by about nine times, says new research.