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Unhealthy weight gain increases risk of heart attacks, high BP: Study

Unhealthy weight gain increases risk of heart attacks, high BP: Study

A new study has found that unhealthy weight gain can increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Mar 19, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
This new diagnostic tool may help detect heart attack, stroke risk early

This new diagnostic tool may help detect heart attack, stroke risk early

The tool uses near-infrared light to visualise the fatty build-up in the arteries.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Reducing your trans fat intake may help ward off heart attack, stroke

Reducing your trans fat intake may help ward off heart attack, stroke

Some communities in the US -- most notably New York City -- have eliminated the use of trans fats in restaurants and eateries in recent years.

Apr 17, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Now, a research team from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) has claimed that aspirin can help terminate cancer cells.

Apr 10, 2017, 10:53 AM IST
Dolphin genes may hold key to treating stroke, kidney failure

Dolphin genes may hold key to treating stroke, kidney failure

Comparing the proteins of humans and these other mammals is already providing researchers with a wealth of new information about how the human body works.

Feb 28, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
People suffering mini-strokes at higher risk of suffering major strokes: Study

People suffering mini-strokes at higher risk of suffering major strokes: Study

According to doctors, mini-strokes can be considered as warning for future attacks, so early treatment can help prevent a stroke. 

Feb 19, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Know these amazing health benefits of mulberry!

Who doesn't like to eat this tiny and juicy fruit? 

Oct 22, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

Stroke: Identify these factors and reduce your risk!

Most strokes occur when an artery that carries blood to the brain is blocked and the blood supply to the brain is cut off.

Aug 11, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

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.

May 13, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

Chocolate bar a day keeps strokes, diabetes away!

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Apr 30, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Loneliness increases risk of heart diseases

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Apr 26, 2016, 00:36 AM IST

India could be hit by a tsunami of obesity!

India stares at a huge epidemic of obesity, a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) finds.

Sep 13, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Thinking skills linked to heart disease risk

People with low scores on a test of thinking skills required to reason, solve problems and plan may be at higher risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Aug 06, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Living near noisy road raises risk of early death, stroke

Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy as well as increase the risk of strokes, scientists have warned.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Chronic diseases account for 60% of deaths in India: Report

The cost of these diseases which occur in the form of various ailments like diabetes, strokes and hypertension is between 4% and 10% of the country’s GDP.

Apr 17, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Brushing teeth regularly can save you from future heart attacks

Want to avoid future risk of heart attack? Keep brushing your teeth regularly, says a new study.

Apr 17, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

52 percent Indians indulge in self-medication: Study

Fifty-two percent of Indians indulge in self-medication due to time constraints or with the perception of doing away with doctors' fees, a study said here on Tuesday.

Apr 07, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

'Aspirin could tackle dementia'

An Australian university has been commissioned by the US-based National Institutes of Health to investigate aspirin's anti-dementia powers, local media reported on Monday.

Jan 05, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

How stress increases risks of heart attacks, strokes

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into how stress increases risks of myocardial infarction ( heart attacks.)

Nov 23, 2014, 13:15 PM IST