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.

Three cups of coffee a day could slash heart disease risk

Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may slash the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke by more than a fifth, new research has claimed.

How Yoga can help you ward off diseases?

Yoga be a cure for a lot of diseases. Incorportate yoga in your life for a healthy mind and body.

Incorporate yoga to reduce non-communicable diseases: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday urged people across the world to incorporate yoga in their daily life.

Here's how 'sitting down' can deteriorate your health

If you are one of those who love to squash their butts down, you are at increased risk of anxiety, claims a new study.

Trans fats banned in US: How bad are they? Should India follow suit?

The US Food and Drug Administration's directive to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods can act as an eye-opener for millions of Indians, considering the adverse affects that it has on the human health.

Milk proteins may be good source to fight against heart disease

A new study has revealed that dietary compounds formed in milk-based products can help fight against heart disease.

ECP therapy beneficial for diabetic heart patients: Experts

External Counter Pulsation -- ECP -- therapy is emerging as one of the most preferred treatments for diabetic patients who are prone to coronary artery diseases, health experts said here on Friday.

'Smokers are three times more at risk of diabetes than non-smokers'

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which falls on May 31, Dr K Vijay Kumar, MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Multi-speciality hospitals, Bangalore, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp on why tobacco use is particularly bad for people with diabetes.

New 'economic' urine test may replace need for blood samples

Scientists have developed a new urine testing method, that is not only economic, but is faster and could reduce need for blood samples.