Heart disease

Heart disease

Footballer collapses from heart attack during game in Norway

Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson collapsed during a football game in Norway's second division Monday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest

Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson

US panel backtracks on daily aspirin advice

Aspirin, used for decades for pain and fever and available without a prescription, was seen as a convenient and cheap option to help those at risk of serious heart problems

In this file photo taken on 12 July 2021 a Lebanese volunteer of the "We Are By Your Side" initiative handles a box of low dose Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) medication in the village of Mazraat el-Dahr in Mount Lebanon province, south of the capital, where medications are obtained from nationals arriving from abroad and stored to be distributed to those who need them free of charge

Living at high altitudes may lower chance of deadly stroke

A new study has found that people who live at higher altitudes have a lower risk of stroke and stroke-related death

Living at high altitudes may lower chance of deadly stroke

Inzamam-ul-Haq undergoes angioplasty after cardiac arrest

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq who suffered a heart attack and underwent successful angioplasty on Monday evening is now stable but under observation

Inzamam-ul-Haq undergoes angioplasty after cardiac arrest

Roundtable

'Early detection, equitable care, crucial to minimise risks of heart disease'

Heart disease experts said preventive measures like practicing healthy lifestyle and diet as well as early detection of heart disease can save millions of lives and help as expensive cardiovascular ...

'Early detection, equitable care, crucial to minimise risks of heart disease'

Adopt a simple and affordable lifestyle to prevent heart attacks

There are simple ways to make life better and prevent heart attacks

There are simple ways to make life better and prevent heart attacks

Smoking can go beyond lungs, impact quality of life

According to the World Health Organisation, lung cancer was the most common causes of cancer led death in 2020. According to the physicians, the most significant risk factor for lung cancer is ...

Smoking can go beyond lungs, impact quality of life

Get your hearts pumping with aerobic exercises

The benefits go beyond physical with research suggesting that it may improve your thinking and memory in just six months

Get your hearts pumping with aerobic exercises

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Keep track of excess deaths in Covid times

It is essential to take these excess deaths into account to understand the actual acuteness of the Covid threat

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