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Pioneering new technology saves the life of a man in need of a heart transplant

Here how doctors in the UK did it.

10 Nov 2017 3:21 PM

New 'body-on-a-chip' for quick drug testing developed

Drug compounds are currently screened in the lab using human cells and then tested in animals.

08 Oct 2017 6:42 PM

Expensive healthy foods may ups risk of heart disease in health deserts, says study

Research says, people with high income have fewer heart risk factors, suggesting it’s money, that prevents people from having healthy diet.

25 Sep 2017 8:12 AM

Sudy links rapidly ageing hearts to diabetes risk

Researchers say there are more risks involved.

04 Sep 2017 6:59 PM

Educational degree keeps away heart attacks, says study

Educated people are less likely to smoke and do more exercise and subsequently have better heart health.

31 Aug 2017 4:42 PM


India recorded highest rheumatic heart disease deaths in 2015, reveals study

Nation was among five countries with largest numbers deaths in rheumatic heart disease in 2015, accounting for 73 per cent of global cases.

25 Aug 2017 9:08 AM

Genetic testing can foretell cardiovascular diseases

According to researchers, genomic sequencing solves the dual purpose of confirming diagnosis and expanding treatment options in patients.

24 Aug 2017 7:49 AM

Cancer patients have more risk of heart attacks post diagnosis

Study shows diagnosis of cancer is associated with more than doubling risk of stroke as it increases risk of blood clots.

16 Aug 2017 4:32 PM

Man drives 20 km to hospital with nail in his heart

Doug decided not to pull it out as he had seen Steve Irwin die after pulling out a stingray's stinger from his heart.

16 Aug 2017 3:54 PM

Organ Donation Day: Facts to know when looking for organ transplantation

The ratio gap between organ donors and the patients in need of the organ is huge.

13 Aug 2017 10:59 AM


Protein that mimics exercise effects may treat heart failure, says study

Researchers discover protein cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) that can trick heart into pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise.

10 Aug 2017 9:06 AM

There are people who do not have permanent heart muscle loss, says study

According to researchers some people can naturally recover both heart muscle mass and function.

08 Aug 2017 10:46 AM

Source of human heartbeat revealed in 3D

Experts say data enables one understand complex relationships between cardiac conduction system and rest of heart.

05 Aug 2017 6:16 PM

New drugs can be tested on tiny heart made from rat's organ

Researchers used a technique called 4-Flow cannulation, which introduces solution not just into the arteries but into the veins' network.

13 Jul 2017 10:26 AM

Meeting heart-health goals can help elderly live longer

Study suggests the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health includes reducing mortality and vascular events.

24 Jun 2017 11:33 AM


Fathers-to- be! available to hold your partner's hand in delivery room

Recent studies also show that when people watch an emotional movie their heart rates and respiratory rhythms synchronize.

23 Jun 2017 8:52 AM

Education decreases risk of CVD in women

Educated people opt for a healthier lifestyle and have better healthcare opportunities

16 Jun 2017 2:01 PM

Scientists create 3D-printed patch that can repair heart damage

The technology is the first of its kind in an attempt to reduce the number of deaths because of heart disease

15 Apr 2017 9:04 AM

Scientists develop new drug target for heart failure patients

Doctors can directly create a solution for the target protein so that it can improve heart function

05 Apr 2017 10:14 AM

Indian scientists create credit card-sized ECG device

The 12 channel device was developed by the scientists at Bhaba Atomic Research Centre

16 Mar 2017 11:44 AM