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Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (greenish brown) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (pink), also known as novel coronavirus, isolated from a patient sample.(Reuters)

Study shows how Covid-19 can impact functioning of heart muscles

PTI | , Washington
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:32 PM IST
The researchers found that viral infection not only kills heart muscle cells but destroys the muscle fibre units responsible for heart muscle contraction.
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)

All about respiratory allergies: 5 facts that you should know of

PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Did you know that pet dander can trigger an allergic reaction? Did you also know that allergies can interfere with your memory or concentration levels? Read on to know all about respiratory allergies.
Regardless of intensity level, some type of physical activity was good for heart health compared to no exercise at all.(Unsplash)
Regardless of intensity level, some type of physical activity was good for heart health compared to no exercise at all.(Unsplash)

Exercise can benefit heart failure patients

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Contrary to available research, a new study suggests that regardless of intensity or duration, any level of exercise resulted in improved health of blood vessels in heart.
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)

How the humble haldi, the go-to for Indians for any ailment, became a rage worldwide

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 07:12 PM IST
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.
The tool, developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US, may help avoid unnecessary - and potentially risky - surgeries to place the devices.(Shutterstock)
The tool, developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US, may help avoid unnecessary - and potentially risky - surgeries to place the devices.(Shutterstock)

Computer tool predicts risk of deadly irregular heart beats

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 01:19 PM IST
Researchers pooled medical record data from 528 patients in five registries based at 14 academic medical centres in the US and Europe.
There is a possibility of getting a treatment for repairing heart attack damage in 5-10 years.(Shutterstock)
There is a possibility of getting a treatment for repairing heart attack damage in 5-10 years.(Shutterstock)

Post heart attack, cardiac muscles could recover with new treatment

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 10:05 AM IST
The treatment leads to better recovery of the heart’s pumping function and hence the level of healing is better.
Keep your heart healthy: Here are the symptoms of heart disease most people ignore.(Shutterstock)
Keep your heart healthy: Here are the symptoms of heart disease most people ignore.(Shutterstock)

Keep your heart healthy, these 10 lesser-known symptoms are warning signs of a heart disease

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Here’s how to keep your heart healthy. Experts say that there’s more to heart disease than just breathlessness and chest pain. Some symptoms of heart disease include back pain, appetite loss and swollen feet. Keep your heart healthy by flagging these symptoms in mind.
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)

Eureka! First adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells developed

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:37 AM IST
The adult-like human heart muscle was developed in just four weeks time in the lab from blood-derived human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Cardiomyopathy can be inherited that is a family history of cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac arrest, or heart failure.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Cardiomyopathy can be inherited that is a family history of cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac arrest, or heart failure.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Primer on heart health: Here’s all you need to know about cardiomyopathy

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 02:46 PM IST
Cardiomyopathy, a progressive disease of the myocardium, the heart muscle, is a major cause of sudden cardiac death and heart failure in young people.
Respiratory infections are thought to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke by causing inflammation, which can lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)
Respiratory infections are thought to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke by causing inflammation, which can lead to the development of blood clots.(Shutterstock)

Were you down with the flu or pneumonia? You may be at higher risk of heart attack

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Flu and pneumonia can increase the risk of having a heart attack and stroke by six times, states a study.
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