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Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in childhood and adolescence.

'Breastfeeding may protect moms from cancer, heart disease'

The study underscores the importance of policies that make it possible for women to breastfeed, according to study senior author Alison Stuebe from the University of North Carolina in the US.

Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Air pollution can harm your heart, vascular system: Expert

Dr Upendra Kaul, Executive Director and Dean Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi said that medical studies have shown that air pollution can trigger heart attacks, abnormalities of rhythm of heart and paralytic strokes, with very small particles found in smoke and haze the culprits of greatest concern.

Healthy heart - Best yoga poses, diet tips! (Watch video)

Yoga is also good for heart health. Studies have shown that adding yoga to the treatment of patients improved their heart health as well as enhanced the overall quality of their life.

India accounts for 75% of air pollution casualties in South East Asian Region: WHO

The WHO report released Tuesday said air pollution is killing nearly 8,00,000 people a year in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for at least 75% of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer.

Five ways to reduce your risk of heart disease!

Heart disease, coronary heart disease or CHD, has now become the leading cause of mortality in India. Heat disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

Passive smoking more toxic for children

The high level of toxicity in the smoke that comes from the end of a burning cigarette -- side stream smoke -- is a major component in passive smoking that damages the children's blood vessels, the study said.

Meditation, yoga, vegetarian diet linked to decline in risk of cardiovascular diseases

During the study participants were kept in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program that provided a vegetarian diet, meditation, yoga and massages experienced measurable decreases in a set of blood-based metabolites associated with inflammation, cardiovascular disease risk and cholesterol regulation.

Five reasons why you should take a brisk walk every single day!

Here are some health benefits that you'll get from walking.

Heart attack and stroke prevention: Ways to reduce your risk!

There are steps you can take to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. These steps involve taking medications and making heart-healthy lifestyle changes.

Physical inactivity adding to India's NCD burden: Report

Major NCDs including cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and cancers are primarily caused by exposure to tobacco, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, and very little exercise.

Five reasons to eat more garlic everyday!

Here are five health benefits of garlic that are supported and proven by research studies.

Migraines increase risk of heart attack, says study

Zee Media Bureau

Berlin: Scientists have found that women who suffer from migraines have higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. The new study has claimed that such people are more prone to die from these conditions than people who do not have migraine.

Five ways smoking affects your health!

Five ways smoking affects your health!

'Simple' methods to prevent heart attack, stroke found

The three methods examined included two forms of therapy - statins, a group of cholesterol-lowering drugs, and antihypertensives, a class of drugs used to treat high blood pressure.

Football cuts risk of heart disease, diabetes

The findings showed that after 4 months' football training, the cardiovascular fitness scores improved by 15 percent, interval work capacity increased by 43 percent and functional capacity by 30 percent.
 

Genes linked to peripheral artery disease identified

In addition to limb pain and difficulty in walking, peripheral artery disease (PAD) can lead to major cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.

30 minutes of daily walk curbs death risk from heart diseases

Doing less than 600 MET/min/week was responsible for 20 percent (4 907) of deaths from IHD and 13 percent (2,371) of stroke deaths.

Hypertension rising steeply in India

It's a red alert for the country. Hypertension is rising very steeply in India to the extent of 20 to 40 percent annually.