Soda intake can increase fatal heart disease risk

Drinking too much carbonated beverage can increase the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease, or out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) of cardiac origin.

US approves injectable anti-cholesterol drug Repatha

US regulators on Thursday approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients with stubbornly high cholesterol which puts them at risk of heart disease.

Australia, India to join hands to combat lifestyle diseases 

Public health experts from Australia and India are set to collaborate on a new research on lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancers.

Health benefits of drinking red wine!

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Often we tend to think that red wine being an alcoholic drink, it is harmful for health but in contrast, it has many benefits which is good for health. Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-coloured grape.

Why sitting for long hours is bad for you!

Research has shown that remaining seated for too long is bad for health, regardless of how much exercise you do.

Cardiac arrest can be controlled by CPR: Expert

Cardiac arrest is the number one killer in India, and can be controlled only by administering proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), a health expert said on Sunday.

Indian scientist sheds light on new treatment for heart disease in diabetics

In a breakthrough discovery, an Indian scientist has found new treatment for heart disease in diabetics by targeting a key protein.

Insulin pump halves risk of death from heart disease

People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy have almost 50 per cent less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take insulin by multiple daily injections, a new Swedish study has found.

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.

What is bad for your heart can also shrink brain

Researchers have identified how specific cardiovascular risk factors, such as alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes, may damage the brain, thereby increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

New fathers gain extra fat: Study

While tracking the weight of over 10,000 men from adolescence to young adulthood, it has been found that men gain enough fat after they become fathers for the first time and it raises in them the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a study says.

Vitamin C lowers the risk of heart diseases, early death

A new research has found that high concentration of vitamin C in the blood attained by eating fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.

Diabetes, heart disease together cause early death: Study

People suffering from both diabetes and heart disease are at a greater early death risk than people with just one condition or no disease, a study said.

Eating fruits, veggies can lower risk of heart disease: Study

High vitamin C concentrations in the blood from the intake of fruit and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, a new large-scale study has found.

Why women live longer than men?

 Explaining why women live longer than men across the world, vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind a surge in higher death rates for men during the 20th century, says a study.

How your coffee cuppa benefits your health

 The much believed fact that coffee does good to people is now being proved as researchers have claimed that drinking coffee can dramatically reduce your risk of heart disease.

Statins may trigger anger in women: Study

Statins, a highly popular class of drug used to manage blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, have been found to trigger anger among women, says a new study.

Osteoporosis linked to heart disease in elderly

 Scientists have found a link between heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes in the elderly.

First 3D heart printed using multiple imaging techniques

 Heart experts, including one of an Indian-origin, have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce the first 3D anatomic model of a patient's heart.

Half of US Hispanics unaware they have high cholesterol

Half of Hispanics in the United States may be unaware they have high cholesterol, suggested a study Wednesday that urged better education and treatment of the condition that can lead to heart disease.