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Heart Attack
World  /  Published 13.10.21

Cut aspirin use to stop heart attack: US panel

Doctors should no longer routinely begin prescribing a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin to most people at high risk of a first heart attack or stroke, according to new draft guidelines by a US panel ...
By Roni Caryn Rabin in New York

Sports  /  Published 20.09.21

Cairns: Greatest challenge

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns on Sunday said the spinal stroke he suffered following a life-saving heart surgery last month will provide him “with possibly the greatest challenge I...
By Agencies in Canberra

Entertainment  /  Published 02.09.21

Actor Sidharth Shukla dies

Popular television and film actor Sidharth Shukla, who became a household name with his role in the long-running TV show Balika Vadhu , died on Thursday. He was 40. Shukla, who is survived by his mot...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Health  /  Published 01.09.21

Run the attack away

My father and uncle died of heart attacks. I run for half an hour a day, but I have a sedentary desk job. It is good that you exercise regularly. Try to run or jog 4km a day. Do not rely on this alon...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 28.08.21

Nagpur: Plane finally flies to Dhaka

The Dhaka-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at the Nagpur airport, left for the destination with the stranded passengers 11 hours later, although its pilot, who had ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Nagpur

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Health  /  Published 03.08.21

Covid: Rise in heart attacks

The risk of heart attack and stroke is increased three-fold in the first two weeks following Covid-19, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. The study compared the occurrence of acute...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New York

Sports  /  Published 14.07.21

1983 teammates salute Yashpal Sharma

Yashpal Sharma, a member of India’s 1983 World Cup-winning squad and the second highest scorer in the tournament after Kapil Dev, died following a heart attack in New Delhi on Tuesday morning. H...
By Our Special Correspondent

Health  /  Published 09.06.21

Vitamin D: Culprit for slouch

My mother slouches when she sits and stands. A slouch is bad for respiration — it does not give the lungs enough space to expand. It looks bad too. The slouch may be due to a lack of Vitamin D ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Sports  /  Published 13.03.21

‘Stable’ Bishan Singh Bedi returns home

Legendary former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has been discharged after spending more than three weeks at a hospital here following a bypass surgery. The 74-year-old former captain had undergone a...
By PTI in New Delhi

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


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