Cardiac Issues
News  /  Published 26.02.22

Covid damage showing up weeks later in Kolkata patients

Many people who recovered from Covid weeks ago are complaining of lung or cardiac problems that doctors say are the effects of the damage done by the coronavirus. A 76-year-old man recently underwent...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 28.09.21

One’s never too young for a heart attack

• Eat a clove of garlic twice a week on an empty stomach • Punch in dietary fibre-rich oats, quinoa and leafy greens into your daily meals • Fish in diet meets the healthy fat need of...
By Eshani Bhaumik Barui

Health  /  Published 10.03.21

Heart of the matter

Many people are worried about pain on the left side of the chest. For doctors too chest pain sometimes poses a diagnostic dilemma. This is compounded by the fact that all heart attacks do not necessar...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Kishore Bhimani passes away

Kishore Bhimani, former journalist and broadcaster whose voice brought the action on 22 yards alive on radio and television for generations of cricket lovers, passed away on Thursday. He was 81. He w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Heart ailments being ignored in virus infection fear

If you develop chest pain at night, it is not the time to shy away from getting treatment. A lot of people are reluctant to go to hospitals now even in cardiac emergencies, says Debasis Ghosh, senior ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

How to really read your heart rate

Perching nervously on the edge of my sofa, I clutch my smartphone in my left hand and press my right forefinger over the camera. The device begins beeping, while numbers flash on the screen. I know no...
By Rosa Silverman / The Daily Telegraph

North East  /  Published 08.05.19

HC order to resume surgeries

Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday directed the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) to work out a solution to ensure that surgeries for cardiac pat...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 15.12.19

An assault on Kashmir’s beating heart

A WhatsApp-reliant network of 1,200 doctors that provided yeoman’s service in Jammu and Kashmir by studying ECGs of thousands of cardiac patients, detecting major heart attacks and suggesting lines ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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