Heart

  • Blood donation can help keep your heart healthy July 4, 2014

    London: Shift workers, take note! Donating blood could be an easy way to reduce your risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. Austrian researchers have found that jet lag has severe effects on red blood cells, possibly explaining the high incidence of heart disease seen in shift workers. However, these effects...
  • Chennai: Police, commuters hold up traffic to save a life June 18, 2014

    It's not a story you read about everyday, in Chennai, Police and doctors coming together to save someone's life, they cleared up traffic to transport a heart in less than 14 minutes over a distance of 12 kms helping in saving the life of a 21 year old. ...
  • Chennai traffic stops for timely heart transplant to save a life June 17, 2014

    Chennai: Praise is pouring in for the Chennai Police, who, along with a team of doctors from two hospitals ensured that an ambulance carrying a donor heart could be transported in the nick of time. The donor heart was transported from the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital to the Fortis Malar...
  • 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 mid-60s, had come to India for a bypass heart surgery at Apollo hospital in Delhi and was on a...
  • Singapore PM wants apology from blogger for corruption charge May 19, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has sent a legal notice to a local blogger, demanding the removal of an article accusing him of corruption which had been "published maliciously", local media reported. Roy Ngerng had on his website, The Heart Truths, posted a blog titled "Where your CPF...
  • Rajesh Rathi's 'Desires of the Heart' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: City-based director Rajesh Rathi's English language feature film 'Desires of the Heart' will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival which is opening today. 'The Desires of the Heart' will be screened on May 17 during the 12-day event. 'Desires of the Heart' is a love story...
  • 'Love among the bookshelves' is about Ruskin Bond's tryst with books May 12, 2014

    How can someone not love something that Ruskin Bond has written? I loved this book. Absolutely loved it. Though, this was a genre that I had never tried before - a book about books and reading. 'Love among the bookshelves' is part memoir and part anthology by our very own...
  • TN government urged to cover heart transplants in insurance May 9, 2014

    Chennai: A representation has been made to the Tamil Nadu government to cover heart transplant surgeries in its Chief Minister's Insurance Scheme to benefit the common man, a top doctor said on Friday. Dr KR Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Malar Hospital, said a representation has been made to the government...
  • 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...
  • 'Heart, Mind and Wallet' review: It curates the best of successful Indian ad campaigns April 21, 2014

    Did you know that pillows too come with an expiry date? You might know about it, but I must confess that I was completely ignorant of it until I read Ankur Astha's 'Heart, Mind and Wallet.' This is one of the many interesting case studies referred to in the book,...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a household name in Kerala April 18, 2014

    Thiruvanantapuram: Though living far away from Latin America, for Malayalis, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a favourite a novelst as any great writer ever written in their own language. Almost every work of Marquez, who died in Mexico City today, has been translated into Malayalam and sold like hot cakes since late...
  • NASA spots volcanic 'heart' on Mars April 13, 2014

    After the discovery of 'Australia' by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes. Formed most likely through volcanic activity, the heart shape was spotted by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera aboard...
  • Scientists attempt to build a human heart with a 3D printer April 12, 2014

    Louisville: It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted. It is an ambitious project to first, make a heart and then get...
  • Strong muscles in kids lower heart disease, diabetes risk March 31, 2014

    New York: Teenagers with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes later in life, a study shows. Stronger kids also have lower body mass index (BMI), lower percent body fat, smaller waist circumferences and higher fitness levels. "It is a widely-held belief that BMI, sedentary behaviours and...
  • Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi attacked in Lahore, driver killed March 29, 2014

    Lahore: Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on senior Pakistani analyst and writer Raza Rumi, a highly vocal critic of the Taliban and religious extremists groups, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. Lahore police spokesman Niyab Haider told PTI that two motorcyclists intercepted Rumi's car at Raja Market, Garden...
  • 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...
  • How the heart-rate sensor in the the Samsung Galaxy S5 works February 25, 2014

    Samsung Galaxy S5 is claimed to be the first smartphone with a built-in Heart Rate Sensor which enables users to measure their heart rate directly on their phone. Users can now check their heart rate at any time of the day and manage their condition accordingly.To measure their heart rate,...
  • 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 JD-U MLA in Bihar Assembly, on Thursday died of a heart attack in Koderma, family sources said. 66-year-old 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...
  • Heart Centre launched at Jodhpur Hospital January 18, 2014

    Premium healthcare group Narayana Health on Friday announced the launch of its first comprehensive Heart Centre in Rajasthan at Jodhpur Medical College and Hospital (JMCH). The JMCH Narayana Heart Centre was jointly inaugurated by Kamal Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, Jodhpur Medical College and Hospital and Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health,...
  • 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,...
  • Samajwadi Party MLA Syed Kasim dies of cardiac arrest December 31, 2013

    Samajwadi Party MLA from Sadar Assembly seat Syed Kasim Hasan passed away following a cardiac arrest. Kasim, 74, suffered pain in the chest on Monday evening after which he was rushed to a district hospital. He was then referred to a heart institute in Kanpur where he died, his family said. Kasim...
  • 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 70-year-old 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...