Heart Attack
Health  /  Published 12.02.20

Emergency heart care on doorstep

Two paramedics on a motorbike zipped through morning traffic in New Delhi on January 31 and gave an injection to a 52-year-old man experiencing a heart attack, the country’s first instance of life-s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 26.06.19

Despite what the Internet says, statins are good for you

No one wants to have a stroke or a heart attack and, certainly, no one wants to die of it. Doctors prescribe medications belonging to the “statin” group to patients at risk of an attack or stroke....
By Dr Gita Mathai

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Friends die on same day in ‘CAA panic’

Two elderly friends died from heart attack at a village in East Burdwan early on Friday morning after allegedly being in panic over how they could collect documents to prove their citizenship. Abul Ka...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

Health  /  Published 20.10.19

Review raises questions on statin health benefits

The health benefits from statins prescribed to people without coronary heart disease is small, uncertain and could come with potential harms, three health researchers based in Ireland said on Thursday...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Hounded DU professor Geelani dies

S.A.R. Geelani, the Delhi University professor who was acquitted in the Parliament attack case of 2001, died on Thursday after a heart attack. He was 50.He passed away at 5.30pm in a gym in south Delh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.10.19

PMC Bank depositor dies of heart attack after protest

A 51-year-old man, whose family has a deposit of over Rs 90 lakh with the Punjab and Maharashtra Bank Cooperative (PMC) Bank, died due to a heart attack, sources said on Tuesday.Sanjay Gulati, a resid...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Migrant death bares ambulance gap

The death of a migrant labourer has brought to light a loophole in the emergency response system in Odisha in the time of Covid-19.Bipin Mallick, 37, could not be shifted to the hospital on time from ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 01.05.19

Casillas stable after heart attack

Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas, 37, suffered a heart attack while training with his team Porto on Wednesday and was taken to hospital, the Portuguese club said in a statement. It ad...
By Agencies in Madrid

India  /  Published 10.06.20

Trader dies

A trader who had returned from Hooghly in Bengal died of heart attack at a quarantine centre in Odisha’s Bhadrak district on Wednesday morning. Radhashyam Pani, 60, had a betel shop in Hooghly. He r...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Health  /  Published 17.11.19

Alert on stent, bypass surgery

An international study with significant participation from India has found no extra benefits from coronary stent implants or bypass procedures over strategies that use medicines and lifestyle changes ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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