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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Indian scientists have developed a clot-busting cost-effective drug for heart patients which can also reduce the risk of internal bleeding.
12 Sep 2013
Washington: Heart disease patients with positive attitudes are more likely to exercise and live longer, a new study has 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.