Dr. Rohit Khurana, The Harley Street Heart & Vascular Centre

Dr. Rohit Khurana, The Harley Street Heart & Vascular Centre

Dr Rohit Khurana

28 March 2024
Why It Matters: The link between migraines and hole in the heart
Did you know that nearly 10% of the population in Singapore suffers from migraines?
Emerging research now suggests a potential link between migraines and the presence of a hole in the heart, known as a patent foramen ovale (PFO).
More than half of all infants are born with a PFO, and in most cases, it closes on its own within the first few months of life. However, in some people, the ‘hole’ remains open.
Dr Rohit Khurana, Consultant Cardiologist, Harley Street Heart and Vascular Centre, Singapore explains.

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28 June 2022
Health Suites: You can die from a broken heart in real life, not just in romance novels
On Health Suites, sometimes we get our hearts broken by someone else. But have you ever heard of broken heart syndrome? This condition is not only real, but it’s also deadly. Activated by emotional or physical triggers, broken heart syndrome can happen to anyone, but is more common among women, who make up 88% of all cases. Melissa Hyak speaks to Dr Rohit Khurana, Consultant Cardiologist from the Harley Street Heart and Vascular Centre to find out more about this syndrome and how deadly it can be.

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18 January 2021
Health Suites : Sons of mothers with heart-healthy lifestyles live longer
In Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Rohit Khurana, Senior Consultant Cardiologist with Harley Street Heart and Vascular Centre on a new study published in the November issue of the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology which shows that mum’s influence on children’s health persists well into late middle-age.

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7 October 2020
Health Suites: This kills 6 times more women in Singapore than breast cancer
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Rohit Khurana, a consultant cardiologist at The Harley Street Heart & Vascular Centre to talk about cardiovascular disease and why it kills six times more women than breast cancer.

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