Monty Python star Michael Palin, 76, undergoes four-hour heart surgery

The legendary comedian and broadcaster continued: “My chest won’t really be ready for any gold medallions for at least six weeks, and I’m told the ticker, which enlarges to deal with the extra work-load from dysfunctional valves, may take a year to return to normal size.”

New device developed to reduce cost of tracking open heart surgeries

Tracking results of open heart surgeries may soon become easier and cheaper,thanks to a simple, cost effective palm size blood flow meter developed by scientists of the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) here. India is currently fully dependent on imported blood flow meters to precisely measure blood flow rates […]

Harden has surgery on shoulder he hurt in 2007

“If you look at those injuries, that’s definitely where they came from,” Harden said. “Yes, I’ve been injured a lot, but nobody really knew what I’d been dealing with for five years. Every day, just to play catch, I had to re-train my body to throw. I was pushing the ball. I’d start the game […]

Window to the Heart: New Eye Exam Spots Disease Risk

Wong’s approach involves analyzing digital photographs of patients’ retinas and studying them to find narrowing or ballooning of the small blood vessels. Systemic diseases—those that affect several organs or the whole body—such as hypertension, diabetes, AIDS, Graves’ disease, lupus, atherosclerosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and sickle cell anemia often cause changes in the eye that […]

Super-fast surgery could soon be offered to one million Britons with a ‘racing heart’ condition that puts them at high risk of a stroke

Try THIS with Mariam Al-Roubi: Neck rub that eases tension Relieve a tight and achy neck with this soothing stretch. It targets the fascia – the layer of connective tissue which surrounds muscle – on the side of the neck, which can be a source of pain and discomfort. Try the stretch sitting down or […]

One in 50 NHS patients have now been waiting a YEAR or more for planned surgery as 4.5-month wait list surges to highest level for 12 years

‘But the reality is that many frontline NHS staff are physically and emotionally exhausted by the pandemic, new safety restrictions mean some treatments and procedures take longer to deliver, and there are indications that patients remain hesitant to use some face-to-face NHS services, a phenomenon likely to persist as infection rates rise again.

How the shape of your LEGS can predict your heart attack risk

“Just as waist circumference is used to estimate abdominal fat, thigh circumference may be a useful tool, although it’s a bit cumbersome and not as widely studied in the US.”

Dantri donates VND20m to help heart disease patient

After their story was published, Thanh’s family received VND460m (USD19,700) from readers. However, it was not enough since the heart transplant costs up to VND1bn. As this was an urgent situation, Dantri editor-in-chief Pham Tuan Anh signed the decision to donate VND20m to help Thanh reach the goal faster. “I don’t know what to say. […]

Measuring a person’s heart rate can help spot depression as it beats faster and is less likely to drop at night, study finds

Measuring a person’s heart rate could be a way of spotting if they are suffering from depression. Depressed people’s hearts beat an extra ten to 15 times per minute on average during the daytime, a study has found. (File image)

Warner Bros & Sony Hiding Box Office Numbers From Rival Studios On ‘Tenet’ & ‘Broken Hearts Gallery’: Here’s Why

Warner Bros., it’s awesome what you’re doing here by releasing Tenet to bring exhibition back. But it’s fine if the movie doesn’t do well in the long run. Tenet will probably lose money — just deal with that. Really. Seriously. Deal with it. You’ll recoup down the road on another movie. And it doesn’t mean that […]