While the Indian Healthcare system is in dire need of the specialist doctors, a decision by the Medical Council of India has created a stir across the cardiac care in India. According to the latest MCI decision, the ranks of cardiologists might be shrunk as the medical body has decided not to approve a post-graduate […]

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has drafted guidelines for doctors to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on a patient with cardiac arrest. The position paper drafted by ICMR on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR)’ with the help of a multi-disciplinary team of experts, would act as a guide for treating physicians to make the […]

A low-cost, four-in-one pill, can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study shows. This daily pill contains blood-thinning aspirin, a cholesterol-lowering statin and two drugs to lower blood pressure. All these medications are readily available, but the idea is that combining them into one tablet will make compliance easier. […]

US researchers from Carnegie Mellon University has successfully built functional heart parts out of collagen with a 3D bioprinter, using a breakthrough technique, which they say could one day create entire organs. The technique, described in ‘Journal science’ replicates the body’s complex biological scaffolds using its most abundant protein at the highest level of precision […]

India is a country were the heart diseases account for 1.7 million lives annually. Usually, the patients are subjected to undergo several diagnostic tests. This rural doctor wants to revive the bygone art of diagnosing the cardiac problems by merely taking a closer look at the patient. Dr Himmatrao Bawaskar, who practices in Mahad, which […]

Image credits: Asian Age Age matters when it comes to surgeries. 86 years and 90% blockage in all arteries! That was the reason that no one was willing to operate an old man from Delhi. The man had 90% blockage in all arteries with severe calcium composition. But thanks to the doctors of Fortis Escorts […]