Eating yogurt on a daily basis can reduce your heart attack risk

A new study suggests that higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women

Eating yogurt on a daily basis can reduce your heart attack riskAccording to a new research, consuming yogurt daily can help reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack by at least 30%, on people with high blood pressure. Scientists found out that a daily dose of ‘good bacteria‘, or probiotics present in yogurt, boosts the microbes in the gut, protecting against the effects of […]

#WorldObesityDay: Increased BMI linked with lower mental well-being, reveals study

 The study, published today (Wednesday, 26 September) in the BMJ, explored the impact of aspects of physical health, such as body weight, heart health and blood pressure, to see whether a wide age range of individuals with poorer physical health went on to be less happy and less satisfied with their lives

#WorldObesityDay: Increased BMI linked with lower mental well-being, reveals studyThere is an increasing need to prevent obesity because of the consequences for mental as well as physical health, new research by academics at the University of Bristol has found. Previous studies have shown that individuals who are happier and more satisfied with their lives tend to have better physical health and live longer than […]

Woman constable helps save man’s life in nick of time

Whether it is an emergency, festivals or a natural calamity, the Mumbai policemen work 24/7 to ensure the citizen’s safety. Similarly, on October , a Mumbai police constable helped a citizen by taking them to the hospital in the event of a medical emergency

Woman constable helps save man’s life in nick of timeThe incident took place on Wednesday, October 10 at around 8:10 a.m. at Kherwadi in Bandra East, Mumbai. A woman police constable named Manisha Vispute, who was on duty spotted a person sitting on the pavement. Manisha and her colleague was on the patrolling duty near Bandra Western-express highway. The person was sweating profusely, looked […]

Vitamin D can protect against heart failure after a heart attack

Heart failure is a life-threatening condition affecting an estimated 23 million people worldwide. New research has shown how vitamin D may help protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, potentially offering a low-cost addition to existing treatments for heart failure

Vitamin D can protect against heart failure after a heart attackThe team at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research found that vitamin D prevents excessive scarring and thickening of heart tissue following a heart attack, which may help reduce the risk of heart failure. Researchers used mouse models to investigate the impact of 1,25D, a form of vitamin D that interacts with hormones, on the […]

All you should know about Heart Attack?

Dr Sandeep Gore, Head of Emergency Medicine, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, shares how the risk of Heart attack can be identified and reduced.

All you should know about Heart Attack?In recent times, Heart Attack has become a significant cause of death and disabilities in India. It is responsible for more than 35% of deaths in individuals of the age of 35 years and above. It is a life-threatening medical emergency which occurs due to sudden blockage of blood supply to the Heart muscles. The […]

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing football

Heart disease is getting younger by the day in India and striking at unlikely early ages. With increasing life style deviation and spiking stress, its catchment area is ominously increasing, taking even youngsters in its grip. Fortunately, the 34-year-old man was rushed to the hospital and timely treatment helped save his life

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing footballIt was an active Sunday morning for 34-year-old man; the IT professional went to play football and after an intense game suddenly began feeling uneasy. He said, “I couldn’t fathom what hit me. I felt a clutching pain in my chest and had difficulty breathing. I was barely conscious when my friends rushed me to […]

Heart disease common among firefighters who die of cardiac arrest, finds study

Most firefighters who die from cardiac arrest turn out to have narrowing of the heart arteries or structural damage in their hearts, a recent study suggests

Heart disease common among firefighters who die of cardiac arrest, finds studyWhen firefighters become suddenly incapacitated on the job, it endangers their lives. It may also put other lives at risk as they work to rescue people from burning buildings or douse flames before they spread, researchers note in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Despite this obvious risk, research to date hasn’t offered a […]

Mumbai: Wockhardt Hospital distributes stress balls to police officials and office workers

When your blood pressure is high, it puts an extra strain on your arteries and heart, squeezing stress balls can help reduce blood pressure, say health experts

Mumbai: Wockhardt Hospital distributes stress balls to police officials and office workersThere have been studies that draw an association between stress levels and increased rates of heart attacks over the last 15 years. Ahead of World Heart Day (September 29) , to create awareness about the increase in heart diseases due to stress and high blood pressure, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central has distributed ‘stress ball’ to […]

Eczema may signal higher risk of cardiovascular problems, says study

About one in 10 people have eczema, a chronic inflammatory condition that leaves skin dry and itchy. People with more severe forms may experience a scaly rash or skin that cracks and oozes

Eczema may signal higher risk of cardiovascular problems, says studyThese people may also be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke, according to a study published inThe BMJ. For the study, researchers analysed data from more than 385,000 adults with eczema, which was classified as mild, moderate, or severe. Each was matched with up to five people of similar age and sex who […]

How inflammation can help reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes

The study was done at the University of Virginia (UVA) at Charlottesville and now features in the journal Nature Medicine.These findings have important implications for drugs that treat advanced atherosclerosis by reducing inflammation

How inflammation can help reduce the risk of heart attack and strokesScientists have discovered that, as far as arteries are concerned, inflammation can be both good and bad. In its well-known bad role, it can aid atherosclerosis, the plaque-forming process that clogs up arteries and raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes. New research, however, has also revealed that during the advanced stages of atherosclerosis, […]
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