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Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis Hospital

A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar. This feat became possible after the husband and children of a 62-year-old female from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh consented to donate her organs. The 62-year-old donor, a homemaker, suffered a […]

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Emergency surgery by Pune docs saves Ghana man suffering from a fatal heart condition

Two years ago, a 60-year-old Ghanaian man had suffered from a life-threatening heart condition. A bulge in his artery threatened to rupture unless medical action was taken. Thereafter, a surgery in the Philippines helped him restore his active life after a stent was inserted into the artery. A couple of years later, his condition re-appeared […]

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First-of-its-kind in Maha, Mumbai docs ‘TRIC’ helps saved Kuwaiti national’s life

Recently, this lady had travelled to India seeking medical treatment. She had been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and heart valve abnormalities. She had approached multiple centres in Kuwait and also a few centres in India but had been refused any form of intervention in view of the high risk it would entail. Her […]

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Nashik: Complicated heart procedure saves a two-day-old infant

According to the doctors, the baby was diagnosed with a heart ailment right after his birth, as he was have breathing problems and had difficulties while breastfeeding. The baby was immediately rushed to the hospital, wherein after doing few investigations; doctors found out that one of the valves on the left side of the heart […]

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5 reasons why yoga is good for your heart

Bangalore Hospital saves bus conductor with a rare heart condition

Thulukkanam, a 45-year-old bus conductor from Tamil Nadu was born as a dextrocardia, a rare heart condition in which the heart is positioned on the right side of the chest instead of being on the left side. Though he was leading a normal life, recently he started developing difficulty in breathing while walking. On investigations, […]

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Heart disease: 6 external warning symptoms to look out for

Humans regenerating heart cells a future possibility?

When Mark Martindale decided to trace the evolutionary origin of muscle cells, like the ones that form our hearts, he looked in an unlikely place: the genes of animals without hearts or muscles. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the University of Florida scientist and colleagues […]

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

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

Heart 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 […]

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