Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

Dangerously low blood glucose levels in diabetics can be fatal for heart

A new study has confirmed an association between hypoglycaemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in insulin-treated patients with diabetes.

Smaller blood transfusions good for patients

 For patients who require blood for treatment, giving smaller transfusions is better than more, new research has found, giving credence to a recent trend toward smaller transfusions.

Sleep loss can damage body cells

Sleep deprivation causes damage to cells, especially in the liver, lung, and small intestine, says a study, adding that sleep recovery following deprivation heals the damage.

Statins not linked with reduced fracture risk

Contrary to prevalent suggestions that statin users may have a reduced risk of fractures, researchers have found that treatment with an anti-cholesterol medicine did not reduce the risk of fracture among men and women.

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

Secondhand smoke affects nonsmokers in vehicles

A new study has revealed that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potential threat especially to nonsmokers sitting along a smoker.

Diabetic women at high risk of suffering a stroke: Expert

Women with diabetes are twice at the risk of suffering a stroke as those without the disease, an Austrian expert has said.

Diabetes, heart disease may share deep roots

Type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular disease often occur together and scientists have now discovered that the two diseases may be related at the level of genes, proteins and fundamental physiology.

Research offers hope for patients with cardiovascular disease

A new research has shown a protein, which controls the growth of new blood vessels, could potentially reduce the effects of cardiovascular disease in patients' legs, including risks of leg ulcers, gangrene, and amputation.

WHO advocates salt reduction to prevent heart disease

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Sunday advocated salt reduction to prevent and control non-communicable diseases as high salt intake increases the risk of high blood pressure and is associated with heart disease and stroke.

Prevent heart disease with healthy lifestyle choices

At a time when heart diseases have become the biggest killer in the world, India is facing the same problem as the country has seen a rapid transition in its disease burden (cardiovascular disease) over the past decades.

Overweight people at bigger risk of stress-related diseases

A new research has found that people who are overweight face greater risk of developing stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Exercise may curb chemotherapy side-effects

A new research has suggested that doing exercise might also benefit cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

Insulin pumps capable of saving lives: Study

According to a study, the use of insulin pumps to improve therapy for Type 1 diabetes patients has provided positive results, including saving lives of patients.

Gene variant that reduces 'bad' lipids identified

Scientists have identified a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood which is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

Consuming fruits regularly almost halves heart disease risk

A new study has suggested that eating fruits on a daily basis minimizes the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) up to 40percent.

Self-monitoring hypertension program can help curb BP for high-risk patients

A new study has revealed that the hypertension self-management program can help reduce blood pressure for high-risk patients.

Special gene variant leads to heavy smoking

 A new study has suggested a direct correlation between smoking and mortality showing that a special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking.

Three simple ways to prevent heart disease!

Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of deaths around the world. But you can protect your heart by adopting a healthy lifestyle, although there are some factors attached which you can`t be changed such as family history, age or gender.