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Irregular heartbeat? Drinking alcohol can trigger heart arrhythmia

According to a research, it was found out that while the common heart condition is triggered by caffeine, sleep deprivation and sleeping on the left side, alcohol is the only one that was associated with heart arrhythmia.
Alcohol consumption most consistently exhibited heightened risks of atrial fibrillation.(Shutterstock)
Alcohol consumption most consistently exhibited heightened risks of atrial fibrillation.(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 24, 2021 02:29 PM IST
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Echha Joshi: An inspiring story of a woman’s journey

Through her platform, Echha Joshi wishes to give every person the gift of good health.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
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Armed for attack: This is what Chandigarh’s Covid combat zone looks like

This is where high-octane action happens every day. Hindustan Times lensman Ravi Kumar takes in the sights and sounds of the Covid Care Centre in Chandigarh at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Staff take off or wear their personal protective suits: A cumbersome process that takes 45 minutes.(Ravi Kumar/HT photo)
Staff take off or wear their personal protective suits: A cumbersome process that takes 45 minutes.(Ravi Kumar/HT photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 11:37 PM IST
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Amritsar Civil Hospital senior medical officer dies of Covid-19

Dr Arun Sharma tested positive on August 18. “It’s sad to lose such a brilliant and committed doctor,” tweets CM Amarinder Singh
Dr Arun Sharma, senior medical officer of Amritsar Civil Hospital.(HT Photo)
Dr Arun Sharma, senior medical officer of Amritsar Civil Hospital.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 04:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

Why excessive meat, processed foods are not good for your health

Experts find a link between colorectal cancer and diets rich in meat and processed foods.
More and more people are consuming excessive meat and processed foods, instead of vegetables and fruits. Doctors attribute this to a rise in colorectal cancer cases.(Pexels)
More and more people are consuming excessive meat and processed foods, instead of vegetables and fruits. Doctors attribute this to a rise in colorectal cancer cases.(Pexels)
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 08:34 AM IST
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20% increase in OPD rush at AIIMS due to biting cold

“Bronchitis cases have gone up. Heart patients also face risks. If the healthy people do not take care of themselves, they may face a condition called hypothermia which results in abnormally low body temperatures,” AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria said.
There has been a 20% increase in the number of patients in the intensive care unit at the hospital.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
There has been a 20% increase in the number of patients in the intensive care unit at the hospital.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 31, 2019 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

Lack of sleep could lead to heart disease

Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.
Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.(Unsplash)
Deprived sleep can increase the risks of heart-related diseases.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 02, 2019 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnjali Mukerjee

Kailash Joshi, a soft-spoken leader known for his simplicity

Joshi breathed his last at the Bansal Hospital. He was suffering from heart ailments and diabetes, news agency PTI quoted a hospital official as saying.
Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kailash Chandra Joshi died after prolonged illness
Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kailash Chandra Joshi died after prolonged illness
Published on Nov 25, 2019 02:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

Heart ailments behind most urban deaths: ICMR research

An ICMR study, published in The Lancet Global Health, shows that close to a fifth of the world’s 56 million deaths occur in India.
Heart disease led to the most disease and deaths in urban areas, and perinatal conditions followed by heart disease caused the most deaths in rural areas in 2017, according to an ICMR study.(Shutterstock)
Heart disease led to the most disease and deaths in urban areas, and perinatal conditions followed by heart disease caused the most deaths in rural areas in 2017, according to an ICMR study.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 09:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Fewer women dying during childbirth, reveals new maternal mortality rate data

According to the data, MMR has declined from 130 per 100,000 live births in 2014-16 to 122 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015-17, a decline of 6.42%.
Eleven states have achieved the ambitious target of MMR of 100 per 100, 000 live births by 2020 set under the National Health Policy 2017.(HT Photo)
Eleven states have achieved the ambitious target of MMR of 100 per 100, 000 live births by 2020 set under the National Health Policy 2017.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 07:11 AM IST
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ICMR research: Heart ailments behind most urban deaths

New Delhi There were 9.7 million deaths in India in 2017, with heart disease leading to the most disease and deaths in urban areas, and perinatal conditions followed by heart disease causing the most deaths in rural areas, according to new national disease burden estimate by researchers from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the University of Toronto.
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Updated on Nov 09, 2019 06:17 PM IST
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This Eid, Lucknowites with kin in Valley facing anxious moments

Like Mehnaaz, there are many others in Lucknow who have relatives in Kashmir and are worried about their well-being.
Thousands of Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Thousands of Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 11:57 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByRajeev Mullick

Sunaria jail superintendent to decide on Ram Rahim’s parole today

Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s presence is sought during the treatment of his mother, who is suffering from a heart disease
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh(HT FILE)
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh(HT FILE)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 10:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Sheila Dikshit was well, cardiac arrest took doctors by surprise

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit had undergone a heart surgery in France last year.
Former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit passed away after a massive cardiac arrest.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit passed away after a massive cardiac arrest.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 21, 2019 10:56 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByRhythma Kaul

Watch what you eat at work

A new study has indicated that employees who made unhealthy purchases at workplace tend to replicate the same unhealthy purchase outside work as well that can increase the risk of diabetes and heart ailments.
Healthier purchases were associated with higher dietary quality and lower prevalence of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.(Unsplash)
Healthier purchases were associated with higher dietary quality and lower prevalence of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 24, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Day temperature up, likely to rise to 36 degrees today

The minimum temperature is expected to rise to 21 degrees Celsius on Sunday, and touch 25 degrees Celsius around Wednesday, IMD officials said.
However, Saturday’s day temperature was still two degrees below the normal for this time of the year.(AP Photo)
However, Saturday’s day temperature was still two degrees below the normal for this time of the year.(AP Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 04:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Children’s hospital in Mumbai to start blood bank

SRCC Children’s Hospital at Haji Ali will set up their own blood bank because they often face blood shortage because of which they had to reschedule planned surgeries
The blood available at the hospital will be irradiated by gamma rays (i.e., exposed to gamma rays) to prevent complications, especially in children undergoing blood transfusion.(FOR REPRESENTATION/HT FILE)
The blood available at the hospital will be irradiated by gamma rays (i.e., exposed to gamma rays) to prevent complications, especially in children undergoing blood transfusion.(FOR REPRESENTATION/HT FILE)
Published on Jun 10, 2018 12:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAayushi Pratap, Mumbai

Healthy, but overweight? Here’s why you should still worry

Are you overweight but don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart ailment? You should still think of losing weight and take care of your fitness. Here’s why.
Think ‘fat is fine’? Here’s why you may be wrong.(Shutterstock)
Think ‘fat is fine’? Here’s why you may be wrong.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 10:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMeenakshi Iyer

Smoking causes more heart problems in middle age, quit now

Smoking into your middle age could lead to many heart complications, suggests a new study. Current smokers were nearly three times more likely to be hospitalised for heart failure, while current smokers who smoked a pack or more a day were over three times more likely to be hospitalised, says the study.
Time to quit smoking , Cigarette butts on the calendar(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Time to quit smoking , Cigarette butts on the calendar(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 07:03 PM IST
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