Tag: heart attack

  • Heart failure at 17: A journey of hope and resilience

    Dr. Parmita S. Desai, senior field clinical manager, of Abbott’s heart failure business in India, walks us through a 17-year-old’s journey after heart failure. Manish (name changed) is now 18. But there was a time, not very long ago, that he wasn’t sure about the journey ahead. As someone who had an active life with…

  • Unhealthy lifestyles fuelling heart disease epidemic in India

    World Heart Day, observed annually on September 29, serves as a crucial reminder to raise public awareness about the prevalence and impact of cardiovascular diseases.  In a somber reality, India alone accounts for approximately one-fifth of the staggering global tally of 17.9 million deaths related to these conditions, with a particularly alarming effect on younger…

  • Bystanders less likely to give women CPR: Study

    Bystanders are less likely to give life-saving CPR to women having a cardiac arrest in public than men, potentially leading to more women dying from the common health emergency, according to a study. The research, presented at the European Emergency Medicine Congress in Spain, also shows that in private locations older people, especially older men,…