Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 16:59
Nearly 1.5 million people die every year in south-east Asia due to high blood pressure, a World Health Organisation (WHO) statement said here Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 16:58
Regular smokers and those wont to popping little packs of gutka into their mouths need to watch out for a warning signal - stiffening jaw muscles.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 09:49
Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a fast-food dominated lifestyle are causing a growing number of young people to fall prey to hypertension and a host of other diseases, doctors warn.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 09:54
Brisk walking can lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 09:52
Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 09:53
Five simple lifestyle changes can help people beat high blood pressure and save millions of lives every year, according to world health experts.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 10:04
India`s health ministry Thursday said it would scale up the response to non-communicable diseases and work towards prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 22:47
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said every citizen should have access to affordable health care and asked citizens to take a pledge to look after their health.