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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
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Angioplasty is a procedure in which a balloon catheter (thin tube) is inserted into a blocked artery to remove the blockage. The ...
Antioxidants
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  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
 
Lack Of Sleep Can Boost Death Due To Heart failure
Now, not getting enough sleep can double the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk ...
 
Unable To Fall Asleep? Blame The Polluted Air
New findings indicate the possibility that commonly experienced levels of air pollution not only affect heart and lung disease, ...
 
A Drink A Day Does Not Mean A Healthier Heart
It is widely accepted that if you have a glass of wine with dinner it will save you from heart disease but with the recent ...
 
World Hypertension Day 2017: Causes, Risks, Treatment of High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure directly increases the risk of coronary heart disease (which leads to heart attack) and stroke, especially ...
 
Can A Woman Get A Heart Attack? Know The Risks And Symptoms
Worldwide Heart disease continues to be the number 1 killer in adult women. Though coronary artery disease affects both men and ...
 

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Features
 
Obese? Know Your Risks For High Blood Pressure And Diabetes
World Heart Federation
The number of people who are overweight or obese continues to rise dramatically. Obesity is a major risk factor for ...
World Hypertension Day 2017: 10 Amazing Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure
World Hypertension Day is intended to increase awareness of the condition and issues surrounding it. Awareness of hypertension is ...
Will I Ever Get A Heart Attack? Know Your Risks And 6 Tips To Help
According to the World Heart Federation, if a first-degree male relative like a father or brother has suffered a heart attack ...
Are You Exercising Too Little Or Too Much?
Health is a dynamic process because it is always changing. Exercising or any consistent physical activity is integral to healthy ...
But I Thought It Was Indigestion? Steps To Identify A Heart Attack
Heart disease was once considered an old-age ailment but has now become a common lifestyle concern. Statistics show that the rate ...

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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, Thursday, April 6, 2017
MD, MRCP (UK) Consultant, Nephrology Morton Plant Hospitals/Main Street Medical Clearwater, FL, USA
Padamshree Dr. (Prof.) H.S.Rissam
Cardiology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Director Clinical Cardiac Sciences & Senior Interventional CardiologistMax Heart & Vascular Institute, 2-Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi-110017
Dr Jame Abraham
Oncology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
DirectorBreast Oncology Program at Taussig Cancer Institute and Co-director of the Cleveland Clinic Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program.
Dr KK Sethi
Cardiology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Chairman and Managing Director, Cardiology, Delhi Heart and Lung Institute, New Delhi
Dr ML Bhatia
Cardiology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Senior Consultant in Cardiology, Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research,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, Metabolic and Bariatric 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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