Heart Disease

Mental stress may trigger a second heart attack

New York, Mar 21 (IANS): For those who have survived a heart attack, mental stress — and not physical stress — may be a stronger predictor of a repeat heart attack or even dying from heart disease, warn researchers. The team at Emory University investigated whether myocardial ischemia — when blood flow to the heart is reduced such […]

Marketing

Inventory gain, super-normal marketing margin may lift BPCL and HPCL numbersInventory gain, super-normal marketing margin may lift BPCL and HPCL numbers

MUMBAI: State-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) will be reporting their Q4 numbers today. Though inventory gains, super-normal marketing margins and forex gains (stronger INR) during the fourth quarter mean a spectacular quarter for these companies, weak refining margins and debt may weigh on the quarterly performance. Analysts expect these […]

Heart Disease

Working in shifts may increase heart disease risk

The study was not designed to prove the cause and effect, but the data showed shift workers were 13% more likely to develop coronary heart disease than daytime workers.(Shutterstock) People who work in shifts are at heightened danger of heart disease and the risk increases with years they work in shifts, finds a Chinese study of more than 300,000 […]