24 May 2016
London: One in three patients who suffered heart failure and were subsequently hospitalised for the first time have not returned to work a year later, a study reveals.
26 Mar 2016
Washington: Patients suffering the most severe type of heart attack have become younger, obese and more likely to have preventable risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes, researchers including one of Indian-origin have found.
10 Jun 2016
Toronto: Consuming barley as food or in food recipes can significantly reduce the levels of "bad cholesterol" that are associated with heart disease risk, finds a new study, suggesting that barley has similar cholesterol-lowering effects as oats.
23 May 2014
Kolkata: Ensuring continued healthcare delivery for heart patients after surgery, a leading private hospital here will roll out nursing services at home - a first for east India.
05 Sep 2016
London: Increased physical activity among patients with a type of lung disease could reduce their risk of anxiety as well as depression, a study has found.
17 Sep 2016
London: The memory of a heart attack gets stored in genes through epigenetic changes -- chemical modifications of DNA that turns our genes on or off, a study has found.
24 Oct 2013
Toronto: The flu vaccine not only wards off serious complications from influenza, it may also reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke by more than 50 percent among those who have had a heart attack, a new study has found.
01 Apr 2013
A commonly used erectile dysfunction drug, sildenafil, is ineffective against heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, according to new research. The study's lead author called the results disappointing. Sildenafil, a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor, had shown encouraging results in smaller studies and in animal models.
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.
18 Aug 2016
Washington: Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients as it leaves a positive impact not just psychologically but physically as well by alleviating symptoms of anxiety, pain, fatigue and boosting quality of life, a new study has suggested.