HEART ATTACKS

  • Ambulance drone to save heart attack victims unveiled in Holland October 29, 2014

    London: A student in the Netherlands has developed an 'ambulance drone' fitted with defibrillator that can reach heart attack victims within minutes, and potentially help save thousands of lives. The 4kg drone, created by graduate student Alec Momont, can fly at an estimated speed as high as 100 kilometres per...
  • Flu vaccine may prevent heart disease: Study October 22, 2014

    London: Flu vaccines may hold the key to developing a new vaccine against the deadly heart disease, scientists have found. Flu vaccines are known to have a protective effect against heart disease, reducing the risk of a heart attack. The new study has for the first time shown the molecular...
  • Olive oil may revive a failing heart: Study September 30, 2014

    Washington: A potent ingredient in olive oil may hold the key to beating heart failure, a new research suggests. Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure, researchers have found. Heart failure is not...
  • Living it up: Prevent heart attack or myocardial infarction September 20, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on heart attacks or myocardial infarction. 25 per cent of heart attack deaths occur in people less than 40. India is soon to become the heart attack capital of the world. ...
  • Working long hours may increase risk of heart disease September 16, 2014

    Seoul: Are you a workaholic? Your habit may increase your risk of heart disease! Working for more than 40hours a week may increase one's risk of developing coronary heart disease, or narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart, a new study has warned. "The longer...
  • BJD MP Hemendra Chandra Singh passes away September 5, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Hemendra Chandra Singh, Biju Janata Dal MP from Kandhamal constituency in Odisha passed away on Thursday night. He was 47. Singh had suffered a massive heart attack last week, followed by multiple organ failure. He breathed his last in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. ...
  • Elderly Fiji tourist dies of heat stroke in Agra May 25, 2014

    An elderly tourist from Fiji who came to India for his bypass surgery, died after suffering a heat stroke during a visit to the Taj Mahal. Mohammad Fazal, who was in his mid60s, had come to India for a bypass heart surgery at Apollo hospital in Delhi and was on a...
  • Bangladesh MP Naasim Usman dies of heart attack in Mussoorie April 30, 2014

    A Bangladesh MP died after suffering a heart attack at the tourist resort of Mussoorie in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. Naasim Usman, who was the sitting MP from Narayanganj in Bangladesh, suffered a heart attack past midnight. He was rushed to the Max Hospital Dehradun where he was declared dead early this...
  • Loud music during wedding leads to clashes again; 1 dead, 9 injured March 3, 2014

    A woman died while nine other persons were injured when a clash took place between members of two communities over playing music during a marriage ceremony at Hardakheri area in the district on Sunday. Saharanpur SSP Manoj Kumar said the incident took place during a wedding ceremony at the house of...
  • Apple reportedly working on a device that could help predict heart attacks February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing a stiff competition from rivals in the mobile space, Apple seems to have decided to go a step ahead and expand into new product categories. But the new product Apple is reportedly working on is no less than a surprise. According to a report from the San Francisco...
  • Undertrial dies of heart attack in Rajgarh jail February 11, 2014

    An undertrial facing murder charge died of cardiac arrest in the district jail in Rajgarh, police said on Tuesday. The deceased Madanlal suffered heart attack on Monday in the prison and collapsed on ground. His body was handed over to his family members by the jail authorities after postmortem, police said. ...
  • Punjab: Woman dies of heart attack while doctors attend VIP function February 6, 2014

    Hoshiarpur: A woman died of a heart attack at a hospital in Hoshiarpur in Punjab while doctors were busy attending a VIP programme in the hospital. The woman who died was the mother of a policeman. The policeman kept pleading for assistance and help within the hospital at the place...
  • JD(U) MLA Damodar Singh dies of heart attack February 6, 2014

    Damodar Singh, the sitting JDU MLA in Bihar Assembly, on Thursday died of a heart attack in Koderma, family sources said. 66yearold Singh is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter, they said. Singh, who represented Maharajganj Assembly constituency in the neighbouring Bihar, came to visit his residence at Jhumritilaya. ...
  • Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati stable after hospitalisation in Nellore February 3, 2014

    Nellore: Kanchi Sankaracharya Sri Jayendra Saraswati is stable after being rushed to a hospital following a heart attack on Saturday. The seer has been kept in the ICU for observation. He was hospitalised on Saturday in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh after he complained of drowsiness and weakness, the police said. He...
  • Gujarat: BJP MLA Vaghaji Patel dies following cardiac arrest January 31, 2014

    Kutch: Sitting BJP MLA from Gujarat's Rapar Assembly constituency, Vaghaji Patel died on Thursday following cardiac arrest, party sources said. Patel, 55, complained of chest pain at home following which he was rushed to a private hospital in Rapar town where he died, they said. He had defeated Congress strongman Babu Shah...
  • 'Heart Attack' will be turning point in my career: Kesha January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Kesha Khambhati, who will be seen in director Puri Jagannadh's forthcoming Telugu film 'Heart Attack' says the movie will give a new dimension to her acting career. "My wish to do a super hit movie in Puri Jagannadh's combination is being fulfilled with 'Heart Attack'. 'Heart Attack' will...
  • Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf suffers massive heart attack January 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday suffered a massive heart attack and had to be rushed to a hospital. Musharraf was taken to hospital when he complained of heart ache while on his way to a court to face trial in a high treason case. Musharraf's party,...
  • Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack in Dubai December 28, 2013

    Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai at the age of 65. He was best known for his contribution to parallel cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. Born on March 25, 1984 to Mustafa and Farida Sheikh in Gujarat's Baroda District, Farooq Sheikh was the eldest of...
  • Illayaraja is fine, says nephew Venkat Prabhu December 24, 2013

    Chennai: Music maestro Illayaraja, who suffered a mild heart attack, is now absolutely fine, said his nephew, Tamil filmmaker Venkat Prabhu. Illayaraja suffered a minor heart attack on Monday. The 70yearold was rushed to Apollo Hospital here after he complained of chest pain. Doctors who attended on him ascertained that he is...
  • Ilayaraja suffers mild heart attack December 23, 2013

    Chennai: Music maestro Illayaraja suffered a mild heart attack on Monday. He was rushed to a hospital and is out of danger, said his manager. "He was admitted to Apollo Hospital this afternoon after he complained of some chest pain at his residence. The doctors confirmed that it was a mild...
  • Vinod Kambli still in ICU, but stable December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli, admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on Friday after he apparently suffered a heart attack, continues to be in ICU and is under observation. "Kambli continues to be in ICU. He is stable and under observation," a hospital source said on Sunday night. The 41yearold was...
  • Vinod Kambli recovering from heart attack, stable in the ICU November 30, 2013

    Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli, who suffered a heart attack on Friday while driving and was taken to hospital by a traffic police officer, is stable and being monitored in the intensive care unit of the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. "He is in the intensive care unit and we are monitoring...
  • Please take me to hospital, otherwise I will die, pleaded Vinod Kambli November 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli was in all sorts of trouble before being rushed to a hospital here, apparently after suffering a heart attack, and said "please take me to hospital, otherwise I will die", according to a Mumbai Traffic Police officer. Famous for his worldrecord 664run partnership with Sachin...
  • Telugu film 'Heart Attack' aimed at romanticisim? November 27, 2013

    Chennai: Going by the first look poster of Puri Jagannadhdirected Telugu romanticdrama 'Heart Attack', which was unveiled online by the filmmaker Wednesday, the film is likely to be aimed at urban audience with romantic attitude. The poster features Nithiin Reddy and Adah Sharma only a few inches away from kissing, with...
  • Gujarat DGP dies of heart attack while holidaying in Thailand August 23, 2013

    Gujarat Police chief Amitabh Pathak died of a massive heart attack on Friday while holidaying with his family at Phi Phi beach resort island in southern Thailand. Pathak, 58, died while he was swimming, officials of the Indian Embassy in Bangkok told PTI. He had come to Thailand with his family...
  • Adah Sharma to make southern film debut August 14, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Adah Sharma, who made an impressive debut in Vikram Bhatt's horrorthriller '1920', has reportedly been roped in opposite Nithiin Reddy in filmmaker Puri Jagannadh's upcoming Telugu romanticdrama 'Heart Attack'. "Adah Sharma has been cast opposite Nithiin in the film. Puri was impressed with her performance in '1920' and...
  • Driver dies of heart attack after stopping bus safely to save 40 lives August 14, 2013

    Braving a severe heart attack while at the wheel, a 52yearold driver of a government bus managed to stop the vehicle on a ghat road in Udhgamandalam, saving the lives of 40 passengers, but died soon after his effort, police said. The driver Ramasami managed to steer the bus to the...
  • Grammy winning musician JJ Cale dies at 74 July 28, 2013

    Grammy Awardwinning singer and songwriter JJ Cale, one of the most versatile musicians of his era who played guitar and spanned music genres from rock 'n' roll to blues and jazz, has died after suffering a heart attack, his official website said on Saturday. Cale, 74, won a Grammy in 2008...
  • Kannada actor Hemanth dies of a heart attack July 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Kannada actor Hemanth, seen in his debut film 'Nenapinangala', died of a heart attack at a private hospital here Wednesday, a family friend said. He was 27. "He complained of chest pain last evening when he was working out in a gym. He was rushed to M.S. Ramaiah Hospital where...