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.
01 Sep 2015
London: Drinking too much carbonated beverage can increase the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease, or out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) of cardiac origin, says a study.
17 Aug 2015
London: Moderate amount of physical activity, particularly walking and bicycling, can significantly lower the risk of heart failure, says a study.
14 Aug 2015
London: A 25-year-old Indian-origin care home worker has been jailed for 10 years by a British court for sexually assaulting elderly patients, including a 101-year-old woman.
05 Aug 2015
London: Casting doubts on finding a cure for HIV anytime soon, British researchers have found that the virus can grow 'silently' in patients who are thought to be responding well to the treatment. Advances in anti-retro viral therapy given to HIV patients over the past 30 years mean that most patients can have their virus suppressed to almost undetectable levels and live a long and healthy life.
07 Aug 2015
London: People with low scores on a test of thinking skills required to reason, solve problems and plan may be at higher risk of heart attacks or strokes, new research has found.
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.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: An online registry will be launched soon to register the rising number of hepatitis patients in India, a leading gastroenterologist said here yesterday. The registry will be part of the newly formed Indian National Association for Study of the Liver and Current Perspective in Liver Disease.
07 Aug 2015
Las Vegas: As fierce competition leads to rapid innovation in the smartphone market, hackers have pounced on cracks in defenses of developments on devices at the heart of modern lifestyles, experts say.
10 Dec 2014
Seoul: A common coating used in soft drink cans could cause high blood pressure and put heart patients at risk, a new study has warned. The consumption of BPA, a chemical used as an epoxy lining for cans and plastic bottles, has been associated with high blood pressure and heart rate variability.