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Angry people with aggressive behavior have a higher risk of hypertension and stroke due to atherosclerosis (thickening of arterial walls).
According to a recent meta-analysis, use of angiotensin receptor blockers decrease the risk of myocardial infarction.
Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that occurs due to long term exposure to asbestos fibres
Combo of heartburn drugs and Blood thinners after a heart attack could be lethal as per a recent study.
Cardiometabolic risk factors and obesity are closely linked to insulin resistance. These factors make-up the metabolic syndrome (MS) and are closely linked to dietary habits and life style.
Coronary balloon angioplasty is an interventional procedure wherein blood flow is restored in a blocked blood artery supplying the heart.
A blood clot (thrombus) in the deep venous system of the leg leads to deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT is a major cause of morbidity and mortality.
Depression has various direct and indirect biological effects which may explain its link with cardiovascular disease.
Medindia interviewed Dr. M.S. Ranjit, Pediatric Cardiologist on the challenge of encouraging parents to bring their children for correcting heart defects and take home healthier babies.
The 24th of September is the World Heart Day. The theme for the year ‘How young is your heart?’ is to motivate all, especially the youth, to follow a health-friendly regime…
Expression of hostility during marital disagreements can lead to atherosclerosis in women while controlling behavior of either spouse has been found to result in heart disease in men.
A stroke also referred to as "brain attack”. Read more to learn more.
A recent study suggests that higher PM10 and NO2 (traffic associated pollutants) levels are associated with increase in myocardial infarction risk just 1–6 hours later following the exposure.
Radiotherapy ups the risk of heart disease in patients with breast cancer. The risk of heart disease
Rivaroxaban is an oral anticoagulant or blood thinner that is more convenient to use with a better safety profile compared to currently used warfarin or heparin.
Stroke after care, which includes simple protocols to prevent fever, hyperglycemia, and aspiration pneumonia, can lead to profound differences in patients who survive stroke.
Takayasu arteritis is a type of vasculitis that affects the aorta and its branches.
Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) or Temporal Arteritis is a condition where medium and large arteries especially those supplying the head region get inflamed.
Stem cells may be used in future to bio-engineer vein grafts for bypass surgery. Such a graft was used in an extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction.
World Blood Donor Day celebrated worldwide on June 14, 2008 underlines the importance of voluntary blood donation amid the increasing demand for blood to support medical and surgical procedures.
World Heart day 2008 seeks to underline the ‘life and death’ issues surrounding heart disease with the theme ‘Know your risk’.
The heart, often called the ‘seat of emotions, thought, and creativity’ by many scientists and philosophers spends a sleepless lifetime pumping life-giving blood to the cells.
World Heart Day 2009 which falls on September 27th, 2009 is a day dedicated to creating awareness about the risks of heart disease and ways to prevent it.
World Heart Day 2010 falls on September 26th, 2010, and the theme is “Workplace Wellness: Take Responsibility for Your Own Heart.
World Heart Day on 29th September 2011 underlines the importance of heart health for individuals and their families with the crucial message that “heart health is in one’s own hands”.
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