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The Indian Heart Association has been prominently featured in various reputable news sources, highlighting its significant contributions to heart health awareness and research. These include articles from The Economic Times, The Times of India, The Economist, The BBC, The Indian Express, Harvard Medical School, Oxford University Press, Mint newspaper, NDTV, CNN-News18, Business Insider, The Print, The Hindu, Financial Express, The Economic Times’ Heart World , Hindustan Times, The New Indian Express, Buisness World, Practo Insights, Pacific Standard newspaper, India Times, The Siaset Daily, Deccan Chronicle, Express Healthcare, Rice University’s Rice.edu’s front page, Eenadu Telugu newspaper, News Nine, Money Control, Dev Discourse, Aden Healthcare, Republic World, News9Live, The Health Site, Bhansal Hospital, M.P, Hans India, the Indian Army, DNA India, Gulf News, Narayana Health press, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital press, India.com, Teal Mango, Best Cardiac Hospitals- Pune press, the Quint, among several others.
These esteemed publications have covered various aspects of the Indian Heart Association’s work, research, and contributions to understanding and preventing heart diseases, making it a well-recognized and respected organization in the field of cardiovascular health. The Indian Heart Association’s valuable data, statistics, and expert insights continue to play a crucial role in raising awareness and promoting heart health across India and beyond.
The following links are a few press releases that Indian Heart Association has been featured in:
- Money Control highlights 5 early symptoms of cardiac arrest and mentions the Indian Heart Association in the article. Article: “5 Early Symptoms of Cardiac Arrest: Heart Sends Many Signals Before Failure.” Date: 18 July 2023
- Times of India discusses women’s outcomes after a heart attack and seeks insights from experts, including the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Do Women Have Worse Outcomes After a Heart Attack? Experts Explain Why.” Date: 8 July 2023
- Devdiscourse cites an Indian Heart Association study and highlights the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Delhi North Zone’s initiative on Doctors’ Day. Article: “Splendid Initative by IMA-Delhi North Zone on Doctor’s Day Wins All Around Accolades”. Date: 17 July 2023
- India.com’s feature on heart health explains why heart attacks are becoming more prevalent among the youth and lists six ways to minimize the risk, citing the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Heart Health: Why Heart Attack is Becoming Major Among Youth, 6 Ways to Minimize the Risk”. 16 June 2023.
- The Economic Times’ Panache section discusses the increasing incidence of heart attacks in people below the age of 50 and cites the Indian Heart Association’s insights. Article: “50 Per Cent of Heart Attacks Occur in Those Below 50: 5 Reasons Why Cardiovascular Diseases are Not Limited to Old People Any Longer”. Date: 08 June 2023
- Republic World reports on a renowned cardiologist’s sudden death due to a heart attack, despite a normal ECG test, and cites the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Renowned Cardiologist, 41, Dies of Heart Attack Hours After Normal ECG Test”. 08 June 2023.
- com reports on a cardiologist’s death due to a heart attack at the age of 41 in Gujarat, highlighting the role of work stress, and cites the Indian Heart Association as an expert source. Article: “Cardiologist Dies Due to Heart Attack at 41 in Gujarat; Expert Says Work Stress Can Play Major Role.” Date: 07 June 2023.
- DNA India provides an explainer on the increasing incidence of heart attacks in people below 50, along with a spike in cardiac arrest cases, and cites the Indian Heart Association. Article: “DNA Explainer: Why Are Heart Attacks Increasing in People Below 50? Spike in Cardiac Arrest Cases”. 27 May 2023.
- The Indian Express reports on actor Nitesh Pandey’s death due to sudden cardiac arrest and highlights the Indian Heart Association’s data, stating that Indian men in their 50s are most at risk of such incidents. Article: “Indian Men in Their 50s Most at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Study”. Date: 25 May 2023
- The Times of India highlights common myths about heart failure and refers to the Indian Heart Association for expert insights. Article: “Common Myths About Heart Failure That Many Believe to Be True”. Date: 24 May 2023
- The Times of India’s blog post discusses advancements in cardiology and the benefits of the TAVR treatment option in India, mentioning the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Advancements in Cardiology: The Benefits of TAVR Treatment Option in India”. 15 May 2023.
- Hindustan Times provides lifestyle changes for women to prevent heart attacks and cites the Indian Heart Association as a source. Article: “International Women’s Day: 6 Lifestyle Changes for Women to Prevent Heart Attack”. Date: 09 May 2023
- Pune Mirrorinvestigates the rise of heart disease among India’s youth, and cites Indian Heart Association data on cardiac disease age related incidence. Article: “The Heart of the Matter”. 25 April 2023
- Business World’sfeature on the importance of cardiac screening, cites Indian Heart Association statistics and material, including age related incidence of heart disease and the types of cholesterol. Article: “Fit as a Fiddle but Don’t Skip Your Heart Check Up”. 05 April 2023
- Hindustan Times features a guide on International Women’s Day with 6 lifestyle changes for women to prevent heart attacks, citing the Indian Heart Association. Article: “International Women’s Day: 6 Lifestyle Changes for Women to Prevent Heart Attack”. Date: 09 March 2023.
- Gulf News presents an opinion piece discussing the increasing number of younger people dying of heart attacks in India and cites the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Why More Younger People Are Dying of Heart Attacks in India”. 09 March 2023.
- Mint newspaper, on a feature differentiating heart disease symptoms from acid reflux, cites the Indian Heart Association.Article: “How Do I Know if my Chest Pain is Heart Attack, Stress, Spasm, or Acid Reflux?”. 22 February 2023
- Aden Healthcare cites the Indian Heart Association on the list of top cardiovascular organizations in India. Article “Top Cardiovascular Pharma Companies in India”. 02 February 2023
- Deccan Chronicle cites Indian Heart Association for a feature on the importance of a cardiac checkup prior to intense physical activity. Article: “Want to Hit the Gym? Then a Cardiac Check is a Must”. 22 December 2022
- Financial Express cites Indian Heart Association on its investigation of the vulnerability of young Indians to heart disease. Article: “Heart Disease and Young Indians: What Makes them Vulnerable?”. 12 October 2022
- The Quint explores the reasons behind heart attacks and deaths in young people, including factors like air pollution, genetics, and exercise, and cites the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Video: Young People & Heart Attacks – Deaths, Air Pollution, Genetics, Exercise”. Late 2022.
- Bhansal Hospital, M.P feature on heart disease amongst youth cites Indian Heart Association’s research on the increased incidence of heart disease amongst younger Indian populations. Article: “Heart Attack in Young Age: Everything you Need to Know”. 06 October 2022
- News Nine cites Indian Heart Association on a feature detailing heart disease mortality associated with intense physical activity. Article: “Youth Dies of Heart Attack Dancing Garba; Expert says Intense Activity Can lead to Irregular Heartbeat and be Fatal”. 03 October 2022
- The Economic Times’ Health World cites Indian Heart Association for a feature on the surge of heart disease incidence among younger Indians. Article: “Indians Have Predisposition for Heart Disease, and it Occurs in Them at Younger Age”. 29 September 2022
- Practo Insights, India’s leading integrated healthcare company and rising unicorn, cites several statistics from Indian Heart Association on a feature for World Heart Day. Cardiology is one of Practo’s top specialties on its platform. Article: “200% Increase in Queries on Heart Attacks in the Last 3 Months”.28 September 2022
- The Siaset Daily cites Indian Heart Association for a World Heart Day feature on heart attack queries among Tier 1 and 2 Indian cities. Article: “Hyderabad Among Top Cities with Queries on Cardiac Health”. 28 September 2022
- Business Insider investigates the growing incidence of heart disease amongst young Indians and cites Indian Heart Associatio Article: “Here’s Why Heart Problems are Rising Among Young Indians”. 27 September 2022
- The Print for its World Heart Day feature on a potential link between COVID and cardiac ailments, cites Indian Heart Article: “World Heart Day: Are COVID Booster Shots Related to Development of Cardiac Ailments? Experts Reveal”. 23 September 2022.
- The Indian Express cites Indian Heart Association for a feature on increased incidence of heart disease amongst Article: “… Are Indians More Prone to Heart Attacks?” 25 August 2022
- Times of India publishes an article by physician and Practo’s Chief Health Strategy Officer on the silent epidemic of heart disease, citing Indian Heart Association. Article: “The Silent Epidemic of Heart Disease Amongst India’s Young”. 25 July 2022
- The Economic Times’ Heart Worldcites Indian Heart Association- heart disease is a silent epidemic amongst Indians and the leading cause of death. Article: ET Health World cardiology & health week. 15 July 2022
- Practo Insights, India’s leading integrated healthcare company and rising unicorn, cites Indian Heart Association statistics on a feature demonstrating that young men account over 60% of all cardiology health queries. Article: “Young Men Account for 60% of All Cardiology Health Queries: Practo Insights”.15 July 2022
- Hans India cites Indian Heart Association statistics on a feature demonstrating that young men account over 60% of all cardiology health queries. Article: “50% of men affected by heart attacks are under 50”. 18 June 2022
- Express Healthcare investigates the increased incidence of heart disease among younger Indian populations, cites Indian Heart Article: “Young Men Account for 60% of all Cardiology Health Queries”. 16 June 2022
- NDTV, on a feature investigating why young Indians suffer from heart disease at an increased rate compared to other populations, cites Indian Heart Association. Article: “Cardiac Arrest: Why are Young Indians More Vulnerable to Sudden Cardiac Arrest?”07 June 2022
- Mint Newspaper’s feature on heart disease in India following the heart attack of a noted Indian singer, citesIndian Heart Association. Article: “A Warning on India’s High Percentage of Heart Diseases in Wake of KK’s Demise”. 02 June 2022
- Mint newspaper cites Indian Heart Association, whose statistics show that India has the largest global heartdisease burden. Article: “India Will Be Recording Most Cardiac Deaths in World by 2030, Warns Cardiologist”. 22 May 2022
- CNN-News 18 cites Indian Heart Association insights for a feature on the heart attack of cricketer and TeamIndia U-19 captain and Ranji Trophy winner Avi Barot, and an increasingly worrying trend of increasing heart disease incidence amongst fit youth. Article: “Avi Barot was only 29, but 50 % Indian Men Who Suffer Heart Attacks are Under 50”. 16 October 2021
- Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital cites the Indian Heart Association on the rapid increase of heart disease seen amongst young adults seen by cardiologists seen the last decade. Article “Protect Your Heart”. 29 September 2021
- Mint newspaper and renown cardiologist Dr. Ajay Madhukar Naik cites Indian Heart Association, on dispelling the notion that heart disase only affects older Indians. Article: “Are Covid-19 Booster Shots Leading to Heart Attacks?” Experts Explain”. 23 September 2021
- Mint newspaper cites Indian Heart Association on a feature of heart disease amongst active individuals. Article: “Why Seemingly Fit People Die of Cardiac Arrest”. 02 September 2021
- The New Indian Express, on a feature of increased vulnerability of young Indians to heart attacks, cites Indian Heart Association. Article: “Young Indians More Vulnerable to Heart Attacks, says Doctors”.05 September 2021
- Millennium Post’s opinion piece titled “Heart of the Matter” highlights the significant role of the Indian Heart Association in addressing heart-related concerns. Article: “Heart of the Matter.” Date: 03 September 2021.
- BBC Worklife examines the impact of overwork on health and cites Indian Heart Association physician Dr. Sevith Rao, MD and highlights Indian Heart Association’s global work. Article: “How Overwork is Literally Killing Us.” Date: 19 May 2021.
- The Health Site, in its feature on hidden signs of Heart Failure, cites the Indian Heart Association on statistics related to incidence of heart disease by age.Article: “4 Signs of Heart Failure that you Don’t Know”. 01 September 2022
- com discusses Sourav Ganguly’s heart attack and emphasizes that fitness is not immunity, mentioning the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Sourav Ganguly’s Heart Attack Proves Fitness is Not Immunity.” Date: 09 January 2021.
- Narayana Health, one of the nation’s top hospitals in cardiology care, cites Indian Heart Association on a feature of the heart disease and youth. Article: “Heart Disease in Young People”.25 June 2019
- Best Cardiac Hospitals, Punecites Indian Heart Association guidelines on preventing Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). Article: “Indian Heart Association Guidelines to Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death”. 05 July 2019
- The Economic Times’ Health World coverage of World Heart Day, citing Indian Heart Association statistics on heart disease. Article “World Heart Day- Our Heart Needs Commitment to Live Longer”. 04 October 2019
- DNA Indiacites Indian Heart Association on a feature about the significantly increased heart disease burden in India by 2030. Article “By 2030, Deaths Due to Heart Disease Likely to Increase by 2.3 Cr”. 25 September 2018
- Indian Army, profile on Padma Vibhushan and US National Medal of Science recipient Prof. CR Rao, Senior Policy & Statistics advisor for Indian Heart Association. Article “C.R. Rao | Thank you Indian Army”.
- Teal Mango’s news feature on link between South Asians and Heart Disease, written by Indian Heart Association. Article: “Indian Heart Association’s February Feature”. February 2018
- Pacific Standard newspaper cites Indian Heart Association on a novel credit card sized EKG. Article: “Can a Credit Card-Sized Monitor Help India Battle Its Heart Disease Epidemic?”. December 2017
- The Economic Times coverage on Healthcare Costs in India, citing the Indian Heart Association. Article: “Critical Illness Insurance: Critical Illness Treatments are Costly…” 26 November 2018
- The Economist magazine2017 Case Study on the Indian Heart Association featuring founder Dr. Sevith Rao, MD. Article case study: “Heart Health in Asia Summit Article”. (Full Economist publication available: here ). 21 September 2017
- Oxford University Press textbook (2016) cites Indian Heart Association statistics and Article: The India–US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030. 11 April 2016
- India Times, cites Indian Heart Association on a feature of the increased incidence of heart disease amongst the youth. Article: “25 is the New 50 When it Comes to Heart Disease“, 17 May 2016
- Harvard Medical School’s Mass General Brigham features Indian Heart Association’s physician Dr. Sishir Rao,MD and IHA’s efforts in promoting health awareness. Article: “Kollidam Hospital India Part 1: Promoting Health Awareness.” Date: 28 June 2015.
- Rice University’s rice.edu front page feature on Indian Heart Association founder Dr. Sevith Rao, MD. Article: “A Student with Heart“. 11 April 2014.
- The Hindu article on Indian Heart Association featuring Drs. Sishir and Sevith Rao: Article: “Fat of the matter“, 30 June 2013.
- Eenadu Telugu Newspaper feature on Indian Heart Association: “Article: “Yuva Pravasulu – Sevaki Varadhulu“, 2013
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Our cardiovascular and metabolic screenings during cardiac camps include the following:
1) Lifestyle questionnaire
2) Brief physical exam including blood pressure screenings, EKG
3) Fasting metabolic profile including:
- Complete Blood Picture (CBP)
- Fasting Plasma Glucose
- Fasting Lipid profile
- Serum Creatinine
- CRP (C-reactive protein), Lipoprotein(a), homocysteine
4) Personalized counseling including diet, exercise, family counseling, stress reduction techniques, medication and intervention options.