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Heart Failure clinics are the need of the hour: Experts

Heart failure is becoming an endemic in the country, affecting an estimated 8-10 million people.

17 Oct 2019 9:30 AM

Heart attack versus heart failure: Differentiated

The most commonly confused heart diseases are different from one another.

01 Oct 2019 5:08 PM

Silent heart attack is a major risk factor for heart failure

Know the symptoms of heart failure before it’s too late.

19 Jun 2019 2:01 PM

Obesity in teenage can result in heart failure in adulthood

Overweight teens more likely to develop heart disease in adulthood: Study.

28 May 2019 11:00 AM

Dietary fibre is beneficial for gut microbes

Consuming dietary fibre can reduce heart transplant risk.

27 May 2019 11:27 AM


Fact or Fiction: Debunking heart failure myths

Scientists debunk heart failure myths and highlight low awareness among patients.

06 May 2019 1:04 PM

Flu shots tied to lower risk of premature death with heart failure

Previous research also suggests that influenza may play a role in triggering blood clots and heart attacks.

15 Dec 2018 9:59 AM

Suffering from diabetes? Keep your heart health in check

Cardiovascular diseases are majorly associated with diabetes and are the leading cause of early death among people with diabetes.

14 Nov 2018 9:55 AM

Benefit of low-salt diet for heart failure uncertain

Heart failure happens when the heart muscle is too weak to effectively pump enough blood through the body.

07 Nov 2018 5:35 PM

Scientists discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

By the time heart failure symptoms develop, the critical window for corrective therapy has typically closed.

04 Nov 2018 12:43 PM


Even low levels of traffic pollution tied to heart damage

Air pollution has long been linked to increased risk of heart ailments, yet less is known about how they alter structure, function of heart.

17 Sep 2018 9:11 AM

Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women

Findings show higher amounts of self-reported physical activity associated with significantly lower risks of developing heart failure.

06 Sep 2018 10:29 AM

Three chocolate bars every month may cut heart failure risk

Scientists found those eating up to three bars monthly had a 13 per cent lower risk of heart failure compared to those who ate none.

29 Aug 2018 6:10 PM

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

The medications for high blood pressure contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which potentially causes cancer through long-term use.

06 Aug 2018 7:11 PM

Mortality from heart failure higher in women

Heart failure is a major cause of illness and death and accounts for 35 percent of total female cardiovascular deaths.

16 Jul 2018 1:10 PM


Depression, anxiety can spike risk of heart failure

Heart failure patients suffering from depression and anxiety also find it difficult to follow the recommended diet and exercise routine.

08 Jul 2018 10:02 AM

Obesity poses risk to traumatic brain injury recovery

While the percentage of overweight patients was relatively stable, the obesity rate increased over time.

07 Jul 2018 7:35 PM

Depression, anxiety can spike risk of heart failure

Even a healthy person suffering from mild depression is also likely to develop heart failure.

07 Jul 2018 3:00 PM

Hypertension could cause heart failure in postpartum period

Some symptoms of this condition include tiredness, shortness of breath, swollen ankles and feeling of missed heartbeats or palpitations.

14 Jun 2018 6:39 PM

Hypertension could cause heart failure during pregnancy

High blood pressure is also a major risk factor for the baby and can affect blood flow to the placenta and uterus

14 Jun 2018 4:24 PM