heart attack

Very lucky to be alive: Sushmita Sen

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen shocked everyone when she announced on Instagram last week that she had suffered a massive heart attack. She had to undergo angioplasty and stent placement to ensure proper recovery.

Susmita Sen suffers heart attack

The actress’s fans wished her good health and prosperity, with one writing, “OMG! Take care of yourself! Good to know that you are doing well now Alhamdulillah! Much love to you always.”

BNP holding rally demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

BNP is holding a rally in front of Jatiya Press Club, demanding immediately allowing her to go abroad for better treatment.

Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

Divorce, low socioeconomic status linked to 2nd heart attack

New European research finds that those who survive a heart attack may be at a higher risk of a second one if they are divorced or have a low socioeconomic status.

Heart patients at high risk

Cardiologists during their angioplasty and stent implant procedures on patients yesterday learnt stent suppliers went on an undeclared “strike”, putting heart patients' lives at stake and holding them hostage.

High blood pressure and hard labor may boost heart attack risk

Women with high blood pressure and physically demanding jobs are much more likely to have heart attacks than peers who are less active at work and have normal blood pressure, a recent study suggests.

Stents and surgery equally durable, safe: Study

Study finds doctors can choose a treatment option between stents and surgery to reduce stroke risk based on ease, comfort and best fit for a patient's individual medical condition.

Heart attack causes and symptoms are different in women than men

The causes of heart attacks and the warning symptoms that can signal the need for immediate medical attention are different in women than in men, according to a scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

South Indian actress Manorama dies

One of the best-known South Indian actresses, Gopishantha - better-known by her stage name Manorama, dies of a heart attack in the city of Chennai.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Heart attack test 'cuts hospital stays'

A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack, say doctors.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Interactive Infograph: 10 common diseases

Interactive inforgraph of twelve common diseases of male and female