January 16, 2013
After its successful operation of cancer registries for the last 20 years, the government has taken the plunge to start a stroke registry at Bangalore — National Centre for Disease Informatics and...
January 9, 2013
Creating micro-level heart diseases-free groups in the community will be an effective step towards achieving success in preventive cardiology. At the same time, education on preventive a...
December 9, 2012
A 58-year-old man who underwent a heart transplant walked out of hospital less than a fortnight after the surgery.
On Saturday, Narayanan, an employee of Port Trust, felt much better than...
November 11, 2012
The theme of this year’s World Heart Day, ‘Cardiovascular disease prevention among women and children,’ indicates a paradigm shift in the focus from adults to children. This is a result of the glo...
September 28, 2012
World Heart Foundation comes up with an interesting awareness campaign for the World Heart Day
September 24, 2012
India would be the heart disease capital by 2030 unless preventive steps were taken. A study of schoolboys showed that 60 per cent of that group had low levels of good cholesterol
August 14, 2012
Egg yolks are just as bad smoking for atherosclerosis, thanks to accumulation of fat and cholesterol, which causes the hardening of arteries by plaques within its walls.Surveying 1,231 pati...
August 1, 2012
Performing open heart surgeries at the CMCH has been a persistent demand from various sections as it is a tertiary referral hospital serving the poor in the districts of Coimbatore, Tirupur, the Nilgiris, Erode and even Palakkad in Kerala.
June 11, 2012
Scientists, including an Indian researcher, have found a previously unknown stem cell which is the real culprit behind heart attacks, a landmark finding which, they say, could revolutionise treatm...
May 18, 2012
Nasdaq listed-Mylan Inc on Friday announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Ap...
January 13, 2013
Why are women more prone to heart disease? Aparna Karthikeyan talks to medical experts, who lay emphasis on how proper diet and adequate physical activity can play a preventive role »
January 2, 2013
Mubina wants to find money for her daughter’s costly treatment
November 11, 2012
“A few minutes in your mouth, a few hours in stomach but permanently around your waist.”
September 30, 2012
It is September 30. The newspapers had reports of celebrations of World Heart Day that fell the previous day. Of course, there were advertisements from hospitals offering ECG checks for free or at...
September 25, 2012
“Each colour of fruit and vegetable has some kind of anti-oxidant which is heart-friendly and helps in anti-ageing” »
September 22, 2012
With this year’s theme for World Heart Day (September 29) being heart disease in women and children, here is an alert on what to look out for. »
August 4, 2012
Timely aid could save many lives and the objective of installing the AED was to empower a common man to do his bit to save a life. »
June 27, 2012
Despite frequent power cuts which are hampering the surgery schedule and inadequate staff, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the GRH is cruising through in open heart surgeries with good success rate. »
June 7, 2012
As part of the campaign, heart specialist M. Srinivas Rao spoke on the preventive measures and clearing blocks in the heart through the non-surgical method.
April 28, 2012
‘Administration of an injection within three hours it would be possible to restore the patient's mobility”