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Angina
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Angina (also called angina pectoris) is chest discomfort, caused by reduced oxygen supply to the heart muscle, in relation to its ...
Angiography
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  Angiography is an x-ray study of the blood vessels. An angiogram uses a radiopaque substance, or dye, to make the blood vessels ...
Angioplasty
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  Angioplasty is a procedure in which a balloon catheter (thin tube) is inserted into a blocked artery to remove the blockage. The ...
Antioxidants
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  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.
Aortic angiogram
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  The aorta is the main artery going from the heart and supplying blood to the body. An aortic angiogram is a procedure in which ...

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News
 
Predicting who will and won't survive a heart attack
Heart, July 2011
It may be possible to predict who will survive or die as the result of a first heart attack.
 
Health at birth and teen academic performance
Obstetrics & Gynecology, July 2011
Babies who get low scores on a test of heart, lung and brain function given just a few minutes after birth may be more likely to ...
 
Optimism lowers stroke risk
Stroke, July 2011
The more optimistic you are, the lower your risk of having a stroke. Optimism protects against stroke. While it is not a ...
 
Blood pressure drop during dialysis and clot risk
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, July 2011
Low blood pressure while undergoing dialysis puts patients at risk for clots where their blood vessels are connected to the ...
 
Even a little exercise helps the heart
Circulation, August 2011
Even small amounts of exercise - about 150 minutes or 2.5 hours of moderate activity a week - can reduce the risk of heart ...
 

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Features
 
Health risks of Obesity
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Obesity is a known risk factor for chronic diseases mainly - heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, certain ...
The heart of the matter
The human heart is a marvel of nature. It beats almost 1 lakh times a day, pumping blood in the body with each beat of the heart. ...
Unhealthy Hearts - Stay away from Sildenafil
Sildenafil is the generic name for Viagra, and is now available in the Indian market (sold various brand names e.g. Androz, ...
Celebrate your love
Love is the most extreme expression of positive emotion and is accompanied by pronounced visceral activity such increased heart ...
Exercise prevents heart disease
Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for developing coronary artery disease. Read the feature to know how exercise can ...

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Questions & Answers
 
Is there any permanent cure for rheumatoid arthritis?
Answer By: Dr Anand Malaviya - Monday, June 27, 2011
  I am a 29 years old married woman suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. I experience severe pain in my palms, knees, ...
Am I getting correct treatment for peripheral neuropathy?
Answer By: Dr Rajas Deshpande - Friday, June 24, 2011
  I am a 45 years old male who experienced mild pain in palm and feet without burning sensation two years back. The doctor ...
Why is there a sudden rise in CA 15.3?
Answer By: Prof. Manoj Sharma - Wednesday, June 15, 2011
  I am a 63 years old woman diagnosed with invasive lobular cancer stage 2 two and a half years back. I underwent ...
What are the latest kidney transplantation techniques?
Answer By: Dr Sridhar Reddy Allam - Friday, June 3, 2011
  My 31 years old brother is suffering from kidney failure for the last three years and he is under dialysis for the past six ...
Am I receiving the right treatment for membranous kidney?
Answer By: Dr Raj Kiran Medapalli - Thursday, June 2, 2011
  I am a 67 years old male diagnosed with membranous kidney two and a half years back, when I was down with E. coli ...

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Experts
 
Dr Anand Reddy
Nephrology, Tuesday, June 8, 2010
MD, MRCP (UK) Consultant, Nephrology Morton Plant Hospitals/Main Street Medical Clearwater, FL, USA
Padamshree Dr. (Prof.) H.S.Rissam
Cardiology, Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Director Clinical Cardiac Sciences & Senior Interventional CardiologistMax Heart & Vascular Institute, 2-Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi-110017
Dr Jame Abraham
Oncology, Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Bonnie Wells Wilson Distinguished Professor and Eminent ScholarWest Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV 26506-9162
Dr ML Bhatia
Cardiology, Monday, July 20, 2009
Senior Consultant in Cardiology, Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research,New Delhi
Dr Neeraj Bhalla
Cardiac Surgery, Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Interventional cardiologist, Max Heart & Vascular Institute, New Delhi

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Experts Interviews
 
Who is the person you admire the most or are most influenced by?
Dr Pradeep Chowbey, Chairman, Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Max Healthcare Institute.
 
What do you think are your greatest achievements?
Dr MS Valiathan, Former Vice-Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka
 
What has been your most recent professional achievement?
Dr S Anandalakshmy, Advisor on Child Development & Education, Chennai
 
What, according to you, are the attributes of a good doctor?
Dr Sanjay Bhattacharya, Associate Consultant, Department of Microbiology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata
 
What is your opinion about medical training in India? Why are we not able to retain talent?
Dr Sanjay Bhattacharya, Associate Consultant, Department of Microbiology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata
 

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Health Tips
 
Avoid spicy food if you have heartburn
Heart, Wednesday, April 27, 2011
 
Avoid spicy food if you have heartburn. Avoid eating garlic, chillies, and other hot spices before bedtime. They can keep you ...
Avoid unnecessary antacids
Drugs, Monday, August 23, 2010
 
Be careful not to take more than the prescribed dose of antacids. In excess, they can cause constipation and block absorption of ...
Chocolates are good for you
Nutrition, Thursday, August 26, 2010
 
Chocolate contains flavonoids, a biological component of plant foods that can help reduce risk for heart disease. Chocolate may ...
Controlling high blood pressure
Heart, Monday, June 15, 2009
 
To control your blood pressure better stop smoking and maintain a normal body weight.
Diagnosing high blood pressure
Heart, Wednesday, September 1, 2010
 
One high blood pressure reading is not good enough for diagnosing hypertension. It should be monitored twice a day (at the same ...

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Words
 
A - amino caproic acid
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a chemical used to prevent bleeding by helping blood to clot in diseases like haemophilia and after surgeries of the heart and ...
A - angiocardiography
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
X-ray imaging of the heart and related blood vessels using a contrast agent to highlight them.
A - atrial septal defect
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a hole between the upper chambers of the heart.
A - atrium
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a chamber or cavity connecting other chambers or passages, especially in the heart
A - acute myocardial infarction
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
sudden damage to the heart muscle due to blockage of its blood supply, heart attack

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Experiences
 
ear surgery
Sent by: deepika, Saturday, July 23, 2011
 
hi everyone! my name is deepika and iam 24yrs old,am working in mnc company as a software engineer..as i faced problem with my ...
CKD
Sent by: Narayan Parodkar, Wednesday, February 23, 2011
 
I am the CKD patient for last ten years, but my blood pressure raise up to 130 to 135 mmHg or some time goes down up to 110. I do ...
constant loose motion
Sent by: tshetash, Monday, November 8, 2010
 
it's has been more then a month since i started to have this disease. initially i thought it's a simple diarrhea. but it's been ...
Weight Loss & Fitness - Simple Every day Techniques
Sent by: Swadesh Gaurav Singh, Thursday, September 30, 2010
 
I changed my lifestyle and got Fitter and more healthy than before by doing : - 1 ) - taking Hot lemon tea along with Dinner & ...
Is donating blood safe?
Sent by: Reetika, Monday, June 14, 2010
 
I am a 23 years old girl. I want to donate blood but am scared of it because I think it can tramsit infections and make one HIV ...

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Hospitals
 
Arihant Heart Clinic
 
Mumbai, 103, Lancelot, S. V. Road, Borivili (W)
B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre
 
Kolkata, 1/1 National Library Avenue
Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain Heart Centre
 
Bangalore, General Miller Road, Vasantha Nagar
Calcutta Heart Research Centre
 
Kolkata, 114-B, Sarat Bose Road
Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute
 
Mumbai, 93/95 August Kranti Marg, Cumballa Hill

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