Tag Archives: Heart Attack

Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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US Survival Rate of Heart attacks 6% if Occurring Outside of Hospital

Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year in the United States, killing majority of them because it occurred outside of hospital, said  a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Wide disparities of survival rates exist across the US, but benchmark communities demonstrate that saving more lives is possible, especially with bystander use of CPR and automated external defibrillators, ...

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Flash: Abdul Kalam Passed Away in Shillong

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of severe cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at a Shillong institute at 6:40 PM today, Monday July 27 and was dead by the time he was taken to hospital. Dr Kalam, 84, collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong and was rushed to the ICU in Bethany Hospital where doctors declared him brought ...

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Arthritis linked to surprise heart attack, says study

Arthritis, a common ailment in elderly people is also one of the causes of sudden heart attacks in about one-fourth of them, said a new research study. The risk was same irrespective of smoking or debetes, they noted.  The researchers studied the presence of ischaemia and infarction secondary to atherosclerotic disease (coronary artery disease) in 91 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and ...

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