Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India 

The 69-year-old becomes the 1st person in India to get operated on through MitraClip. He was suffering from a severely leaking valve which lead to breathlessness and heart failure. This procedure has helped give him a new lease of life

Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth, supported by Professor Saibal Kar of Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, successfully performed the catheter based procedure of MitraClip to repair a leaking heart valve without surgery. The surgical procedure upon a 69-years old man who […]

Prolonged sitting harms brain health, even if you exercise

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that long stretches of sedentary behaviour- like spending all day in your desk chair - were linked to changes in a part of the adult brain that's critical for memory

Prolonged sitting harms brain health, even if you exerciseResearchers discovered that among 35 adults aged 45 to 75 without dementia, those who spent more time sitting in the day had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe. This is an area of the brain that is important for making new memories. Even high levels of physical activity did not make a difference, the […]