Jaipur: 64 years with a hole in heart since birth
Friday, July 6, 2018, 11:32 AM
Cardiac specialists at a city-based hospital successfully diagnosed and treated a 64-year-old patient who had a hole in the heart since birth. The congenital heart defect, which is rare among adults, had gone undetected at several other hospitals and finally got diagnosed when the patient came to Jaipur with complaints of persistent uneasiness and shortness of breath.
New study finds e-cigarettes can cause heart damage
Friday, June 15, 2018, 3:16 PM
Flavoured additives used in electronic cigarettes can impair blood vessel function and lead to heart damage, a new study revealed. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid including tobacco-derived nicotine, flavouring and other additives and produce an aerosol that is inhaled. According to a study, flavour additives may impair blood vessel function and is one of the major early indicators of heart damage.