Cardiovascular diseases

Beware! Eating meat in this form may increase your blood pressure levels

Beware! Eating meat in this form may increase your blood pressure levels

A new study by Harvard has found that high-temperature cooking releases chemicals that may raise your blood pressure levels, a precursor to many cardiovascular diseases.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Novel blood test may help you measure your heart health

Novel blood test may help you measure your heart health

According to the researchers, this research may help them to identify new targets for reducing the risk and eventually lead to more effective treatments.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
Chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer may increase heart failure risk

Chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer may increase heart failure risk

Prompting attention to the fact that during treatment not only one's breast health but also general health, including that of the heart, should be considered, the researchers suggested.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
Migraines could increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

Migraines could increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine. It has a considerable impact on quality of life and imposes a substantial burden on society.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
Deaths due to heart disease witness rise by 59% in 20 years: Report

Deaths due to heart disease witness rise by 59% in 20 years: Report

By getting affected with heart conditions in working age, people not only lose out their productive years but also add to the overall economic burden of the disease.

Oct 15, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Beware! Noise pollution can cause cardiovascular issues, say health experts

Beware! Noise pollution can cause cardiovascular issues, say health experts

Acute noise exposure increases blood pressure by releasing the stress hormones and also increases the risk of heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attack and brain stroke.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Hospital infections may increase risk of  cardiovascular diseases: Study

Hospital infections may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

A new study has revealed that infections acquired from the hospital may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases such as stroke.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Obesity can cause cardiovascular diseases even in young

Obesity can cause cardiovascular diseases even in young

The researchers from University of Bristol, UK, hypothesised that cardiovascular risk due to increased BMI was likely to emerge in earlier life. 
 

May 28, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Gene that prevents heart disease found in Greeks villagers

Gene that prevents heart disease found in Greeks villagers

The cardioprotective variant, rs145556679, was found in the people living in Mylopotamos, northern Crete.

May 28, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
Cardiovascular diseases responsible for one-third deaths worldwide

Cardiovascular diseases responsible for one-third deaths worldwide

The researchers looked at the prevalence of CVD from 1990-2010 and found that CVD mortality first increased, then declined steeply with increasing SDI, only to plateau in the last few years.

May 18, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Bad news for people with normal weight – Cardiovascular diseases can hit you too

Bad news for people with normal weight – Cardiovascular diseases can hit you too

Bad news for people with normal weight – Cardiovascular diseases can hit you too

Apr 05, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as believed, but a new study has revealed that regular vapers may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
For your heart, depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol

For your heart, depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol

Depression accounted for nearly 15 per cent of the cardiovascular deaths. 

Jan 15, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Smoking: Five ways it affects your health!

Smoking: Five ways it affects your health!

We all know that smoking is not good for health, but still most people are addicted to it and find it hard to quit.

Dec 26, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
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.

Nov 22, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

'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.

Sep 29, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2016, 11:39 AM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

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