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Diabetes drug may help prevent heart disease

A drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes patients can also be used to inhibit or delay heart disease in individuals with Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Diabetes drug may help prevent heart diseases: Study

A new study has revealed that diabetes drug may help prevent the risk of developing heart diseases.

This is what childhood obesity can do to your child's health now, later!

Obesity does not only affect your child's physical health, but also have adverse effects on their social and emotional well-being.

Being obese can cause 13 types of cancer, say scientists

The findings showed that for most of the cancers on the newly expanded list, the higher the body-mass index, or BMI, the greater was the risk of developing cancers.

Is butter healthy? Five reasons to eat Krishna's favourite!

Over the years, the white substance, which is made from churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, has been unfairly blamed for cardiovascular disease, mostly due to the high saturated fat content. 

Dengue may be fatal for heart patients: Experts

Transmitted by mosquito bite, dengue has become a seasonal epidemic in India. It affects infants, young children and adults with symptoms appearing 3-14 days after the infective bite.

You may be ignoring these signs of a stroke! - Watch video

Yes, even the most minor ache or pain anywhere on the body could be related to something serious, which we wave off thinking it to be just that – a momentary pang.

Severe obesity alone can increase heart failure risk

The findings suggest that even if a patient has normal blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure levels, they may still be at higher risk of developing heart failure if they are severely obese.

Eat oranges to ward off heart disease, diabetes risk

Citrus fruits contain large amounts of antioxidants, a class of which are called flavanones.  

Gallstone disease may increase heart disease risk

Individuals with a history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, reveals a research.

Sedentary behaviour contributes toward heart problems; study advises more moving!

It is not clear whether people should replace prolonged sedentary behavior with simple movement or moderate to vigorous physical activity.

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five foods that can help lower bad cholesterol! (Watch slideshow)

Five surprising health benefits of laughter you didn't know about!

A good, hearty laugh is beneficial to humanity in countless ways. Some researchers believe laughter might be the best medicine.

What energy drinks could do to your heart

The case, reported in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), adds to previous reports of adverse cardiovascular events related to consuming energy drinks, including abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) or improper beating of the heart, whether irregular, too fast or too slow.

Here's what puts you at high risk for a heart attack!

 Understanding the risk factors and taking steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle early can help prevent a heart attack.

Six ways alcohol affects your health!

 Drinking too much alcohol can lead to fatty liver, hepatitis and 'scarring' of the liver.

An hour of exercise a day may help you live longer

Physical inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes as well as some cancers and is associated with more than 5 million deaths per year.

Five foods you should avoid at all costs!

Five foods you should avoid at all costs!

Five foods you should avoid at all costs!

Keep your heart healthy with these exercises!

Here are some exercises which experts believe can help improve your cardiovascular fitness.

Atrial fibrillation: Symptoms, risk factors and prevention tips!

Anyone with certain chronic conditions or a heart disease has an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.