Rural health camp, a boon for paediatric heart care

Maharashtra Government has undertaken National Child Health Program to make health facilities available for the children in the rural areas. In the year 2016-17, 2,530 children were diagnosed with heart disease. People in the rural areas are immensely benefiting from this health camp and this will also help the health facilities to reach at the grass root

Rural health camp, a boon for paediatric heart careHealth camps organised in the rural areas are proving to be a boon for the rural people. Health facilities are reaching at the grass root level due to which, there is an easy access to the treatment. State Government organizes health check-up camps at district level under the ‘National Child Health’ campaign, to provide health […]

Vasai woman dies of heart attack at the gym

Fitness has no relation with having a heart attack. There are many reasons for it and the most common one is rapid heart beating. Other factors like stress levels, work and life relationship, family history also needs to be taken into consideration in such cases

Vasai woman dies of heart attack at the gymAt 11.30 am, Jeninda Carvalho, a 30-year-old from Vasai died on Tuesday while working out at a gym. Carvalho was a resident of Madhuban Heights who was declared dead on reaching the hospital. Earlier this month, Ajinkya Lolage, a 19-year-old engineering student from Uttamnagar area in Nashik died while working out at the gym. In […]

Except O, all other blood groups linked to higher heart attack risk

The findings could help doctors better understand who is at risk of developing heart disease. People with a non-O blood group type - AO, BO and AB - need to take the same steps as anyone wanting to reduce their cardiovascular disease risk (CVD)

Except O, all other blood groups linked to higher heart attack riskPeople with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests Scientist believe that the reason for this occurrence would have to do with the presence of higher levels of a blood-clotting protein in the other blood groups, namely A,B and AB blood types Researchers say the findings […]

‘Huge advance’ in fighting world’s biggest killer

An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors

‘Huge advance’ in fighting world’s biggest killerThe results of the large international trial on 27,000 patients means the drug could soon be used by millions. The British Heart Foundation said the findings were a significant advance in fighting the biggest killer in the world. Around 15 million people die each year from heart attacks or stroke. Bad cholesterol is the villain […]
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