World Heart Day 2012


Know your heart health terms – part 3
- Dr Anitha Anchan
December 17, 2012 at 07:20am
Pacemaker: Cardiac pacemaker is a group of cells within the heart that together induce contractions and control the pace of the heart. When the …

Know your heart health terms – part 2
- Dr Anitha Anchan
December 17, 2012 at 07:18am
Ischemia: Ischemia is inadequate oxygen supply to the heart muscle. Ischemia is caused because of a shortage of blood and oxygen to the heart …

Know your heart health terms – part 1
- Dr Anitha Anchan
December 17, 2012 at 07:15am
Aneurysm: An aneurysm is an abnormal widening or ballooning of a portion of an artery due to increased blood pressure and can occur throughout the …

Ten tips for a healthier heart
- Nirmalya Dutta
December 13, 2012 at 11:20pm
A 2010 Lancet paper on the Burden of Disease in India found that Indians are the most vulnerable group to cardiovascular diseases in the world! A …

Why hypertension is more dangerous than you think
- Dr Varuna Mallya
December 13, 2012 at 08:00am
Hypertension along with diabetes has become one of the most dreaded chronic illnesses in India. To understand the disease we first need to …

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Why more and more women are suffering from heart disease
- Vijay Surase
December 07, 2012 at 04:20pm
One of the downsides of development has been the increased instances of heart attacks  among women. Earlier, cases of heart attacks were exclusive …

First aid for heart attack victims
- Editorial Team
November 09, 2012 at 08:10am
A heart attack is the death of, or damage to, part of the heart muscle due to severe reduction or stoppage of blood supply to the heart muscle. Heart …

How you can help during a medical emergency
- Editorial Team
October 03, 2012 at 08:29am
  A medical emergency can strike at any time, but being prepared can be the difference between life and death for you or a loved one. Watch …

Ask a Cardiologist: Prevention of hypertension (Expert opinion)
- Editorial Team
October 03, 2012 at 08:20am
  Hypertension is the term used for high blood pressure. Usually ignored, hypertension can be a silent killer. Ignoring the symptoms of …

Ask a cardiologist: All you need to know about Lipid profile
- Editorial Team
October 03, 2012 at 08:20am
  Your doctor has just told you that your lipid profile numbers don't look so good. You want to make a change but don't know what to do about …

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