SRFI to upgrade scoring squash system

SRFI to upgrade scoring squash system

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) has decided to bring in new components in the scoring system that will be used in all SRFI sanctioned tournaments starting with the Jaipur Junior Open beginning September 23.

Sep 21, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Five health benefits of Avocado

Avocado or alligator pear is a large berry containing a single seed.

Sep 14, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

`Halo-like- device` could soon effectively treat strokes

Scientists have developed a new device that fits on the head like a halo and delivers therapy to quickly bust clots that cause stroke.

Aug 24, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

Jul 29, 2014, 18:33 PM IST

Strokes among elderly decrease in US

Incidence of stroke among people aged 65 years and above has dropped by over 40 percent during the period 1988-2008 in the US, a new analysis of data shows.

Jul 18, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation

A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.

Jul 15, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

`Tomato pill` helpful for patients with cardiovascular disease

A new research from the University of Cambridge has revealed that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Jun 10, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

Calcium supplements not linked to heart disease in women

You can probably pop those calcium supplement pills for bones without worrying much about how they would affect your heart.

May 11, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Control BP, do exercise to prevent second stroke: Study

Survived a stroke? Now is the time to control blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity daily to avoid another stroke.

May 02, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Insomniacs may be at higher stroke risk

A new study has revealed that the risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia than those who don`t have a sleeping problem.

Apr 04, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids` arteries

Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children`s arteries - increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Mar 05, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

Key proteins regulating heart`s electrical communication found

Here comes a path-breaking discovery for patients suffering from erratic heartbeats tied to heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart ailments.

Jan 15, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

New method to keep track of heart risks

A recent study shows how to calculate the risk of heart diseases.

Dec 25, 2013, 23:15 PM IST

Smoking synthetic marijuana likelier to cause strokes among teens

Case studies by researchers have revealed that the stroke risk could be added to the various other health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana among young, healthy adults.

Nov 20, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Japan research could lead to oral diabetes treatment

Japanese researchers said today they had moved a step closer to an oral treatment for diabetes, offering hope of a breakthrough against a disease racking an increasingly obese world.

Oct 31, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Vitamin B supplements may cut risk of strokes

A new study has suggested that taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke.

Sep 19, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

15% of common strokes occur in adolescents and young adults

A team of researcher including an Indian origin has suggested that 15 percent of the most common type of strokes occur in adolescents and young adults, and more young people are showing risk factors for such strokes.

Sep 09, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

Paracetamol may raise `risk heart failure and strokes` in arthritis sufferers

UK healthcare watchdog has warned doctors from prescribing paracetamol to arthritis sufferers, claiming that it can raise heart failure and strokes risk among them.

Aug 17, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti break up

Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti have called it quits after 18 months of dating.

Jul 26, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

Cheap inflatable leg wraps help save lives after stroke

Cheap inflatable leg wraps may save the lives of patients after a stroke, researchers in Scotland have found

May 31, 2013, 13:13 PM IST