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Hypertension biggest global risk factor for stroke: Study

Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical condition globally, irrespective of age and sex, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Blood donation – The noblest way to lose weight!

Donating your blood could mean helps you lose weight as well as reduce your risks for serious illnesses.

World Blood Donor Day: Donate blood, share life!

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on June 14 every year by the people in many countries. The theme of this year's World Blood Donor Day is 'Blood connects us all'.

Five reasons why is it important for you to donate blood!

Giving your blood could mean saves a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components.

Around 2234 Indians infected with HIV after blood transfusion: Report

Around 2234 people in the country have been infected with the deadly disease human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while tranfusing the blood in the past 17 months.

What if you find a `dead man` in your classroom? Hold your breath and watch video

What if you find a `dead man` in your classroom? Hold your breath and watch video

A video has gone viral on YouTube, capturing the hilarious reactions of dance students who find a blood-stained body moving towards them.

Simple at-home test can spot blood clots

Researchers have developed a simple paper-based test that can help patients with blood clotting disorders perform regular tests from the convenience of their homes.

Thalassemia: Five things you must know!

Thalassemia can also cause complications, including iron overload, bone deformities, and cardiovascular illness.

Higher the vitamin D levels, lower the cancer risk

Optimizing your vitamin D levels may help you prevent risk of developing cancer, according to a recent study.

Now, save lives through your personal blood account!

To ensure easy supply of blood during emergencies, you can now create a personal blood account.  

Soon, drugs to halt accelerated onset of diabetic eye disease

A team of researchers has identified a candidate biomarker of accelerated onset diabetic retinopathy, bringing new therapies closer to reality.

Blood test to predict your risk of developing TB

 An international team of researchers has identified biological markers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB).

Know why fish is good for health!

Here are some health benefits of eating fish.

Exercise well, eat healthy to charge up your kidneys

In addition, people with a high blood pressure -- that is, upwards of 140/90 mmHg -- are also at high risk of developing kidney problems.

 

Here's how to keep your kidney health in check!

In 2016, it has become even more essential to raise awareness about this organ keeping in mind the rapid elevation in kidney diseases.

Female infants less vulnerable to brain injury: Study

Females infants have a higher level of a protein than males that protects them against brain injury during birth which may lead to long-term neurological issues or even death, a new study has found.

Slow heart rate doesn't mean early death risk

If you often suffer from Bradycardia, a slower than normal heartbeat, then there is no need to panic as a new study has revealed that it is not a sign of developing cardiovascular disease.

A novel sensor detects heart damage within 10 minutes

A novel sensor can detect within 10 minutes a protein linked to heart attacks could also confirm heart muscle damage than standard tests.

Seven hearty steps to keep heart risk at bay

Seven healthy measures that can help you keep your heart safe and sound.