Save Revati: Ex-army jawan battles to raise funds

Revati Deshpande, a ten-year-old Pune resident’s condition is similar like Three-year-old Aaradhya Mule from Navi Mumbai, thirteen-year-old Suhana Shaikh from Mulund and eight-year-old Krushna Sadgir from Akole Taluka of Ahmednagar. But, Aaradhya, Suhana and Krushna, were lucky to get a new heart. Whereas, Revati is still waiting to undergo heart transplant as she requires monetary help

Save Revati: Ex-army jawan battles to raise fundsRevati Deshpande, a resident of Junnar taluka in Pune District, is diagnosed with a medical condition called severe aortic valve incompetency detection. Doctors at Ruby Hall Clinic have advised her to undergo heart transplant immediately. Though, people residing in her village have started a crowd funding campaign, to raise funds for her surgery. Ramesh Kharmale, […]

Heart break can lead to long term damage and poor heart health

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen followed 37 takotsubo patients for an average of two years. Using ultrasound and cardiac MRI scans, the team found that patients’ heart function was often affected long after an event. They also found patients had on-going symptoms of heart failure similar to patients who have suffered a heart attack

Heart break can lead to long term damage and poor heart healthHeart break is actually damaging for the heart finds a new study. Researchers have found that persons undergoing a heart break could suffer from damages to the heart that is similar to heart attacks. The study came from the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The findings of the study were presented at the American Heart Association […]

Owning a dog could reduce your mortality risk and boost heart health

The results showed that single dog owners had a 33 per cent reduction in risk of death and 11 per cent reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease during later follow-ups compared to single non-owners

Owning a dog could reduce your mortality risk and boost heart healthA team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the 12-year follow-up. A total […]

Know how air pollution affects your heart

Excessive air pollution is associated not only with respiratory diseases like bronchitis, asthma and lung cancer, but also cardiovascular diseases. Recent studies show that air pollution behaves akin to cigarette smoke. In addition, air pollution is also associated with chronic lifestyle disease like hypertension and diabetes

Know how air pollution affects your heartMajor Indian metropolitan cities are reeling under the effects of severe air pollution, euphemistically called ‘smog’, this phenomenon occurs every year during winter. This has deleterious effects not only on the respiratory system, but as recent studies show, also on the cardiovascular health of people living in urban areas. Excessive air pollution is associated not […]