Heart Disease
News  /  Published 19.08.22

‘There is no doubt that Covid increases risk of heart attack’

What should I do if I have chest pain? Go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Don’t waste time testing if the pain reduces on antacid consumption. There is a concept of golden time perio...
By Shreya Chatterjee in Salt Lake

Health  /  Published 01.06.22

It may not be your heart

Pain in the chest at any age, especially if it occurs suddenly on the left side, is frightening. It conjures up visions of heart attacks and sudden death. Although heart attacks typically were believe...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 01.06.22

Read the signs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women. But studies have long shown that women are more likely than men to dismiss the warning signs of a heart attack, sometimes waiting hours...
By Anahad O’Connor

Cricket  /  Published 06.03.22

Scott Morrison offers state funeral for King

Australians laid tributes of flowers and beer bottles at a statue of Shane Warne in Melbourne on Saturday, after the country woke to the shocking news the cricket great had died from a suspected heart...
By Agencies in Melbourne/Koh Samui

Health  /  Published 06.12.21

One for the heart

For nearly 45 years, medical experts have relied on well-known cardiovascular risk factors to determine how patients should be treated to ward off a heart attack or stroke. When a patient has either ...
By Jane E. Brody


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

Calcutta  /  Published 18.06.21

Desun saves critical patient’s life

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Doctors at Desun Hospital, Calcutta, saved a critical patient by performing an angiography on him on May 12, the hospital said in a statement..\n\nSixty-two-year-old Am...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.21

Sourav discharged from hospital

Three days after undergoing a fresh round of angioplasty to clear clogged coronary arteries, Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly was discharged from hospital on Sunday morning, officials said. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 16.12.20

Help fund Sayantika's treatment

In these desperate times, please come forward and offer them a helping hand. Please donate generously to support their daughter’s life-saving treatment. ...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio

Health  /  Published 28.10.20

Blood pressure: New normal

So you think your blood pressure is normal? Think again. The latest iteration of an “ideal” blood pressure — a level of 120 millimetres of mercury for systolic pressure, the top numb...
By Jane E. Brody


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