Dry fruits, nuts in your daily diet can keep diseases at bay!

It is a known fact that dry fruits and nuts are packed with essential nutrients. Though available in small packages, they are an abundant source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Right from skin benefits to medicinal benefits, dry fruits and nuts give you every reason to include them in your diet.

A chocolate a day keeps heart diseases at bay

If your are worried about the health of your heart, here's a sweet solution. Researchers have found that eating up to 100 grams of chocolate every day is linked to lower heart disease and stroke risk.

Early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes cuts risk of heart disease

The early detection and screening of Type 2 diabetes could result in substantial health benefits and reduce the risk of heart diseases.

Arthritis patients at high risk of sudden heart attack

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of heart disease and about a fourth of them are likely to have a sudden heart attack, a new research has found.

Can aspirin save you from cancer?

Elderly people are increasingly turning to aspirin to protect themselves from heart ailments and cancer, reveals a new survey.

More people dying of heart disease, stroke worldwide while mortality rates dip

As per a new study, global cardiovascular deaths continue to rise despite gains in prevention and treatment.

Insufficient sleep increases blood pressure at night

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase night time blood pressure, putting you at greater risk of heart diseases, warns new research.

Stressed teens face higher risk of heart diseases later in life

A study has revealed that teenagers who suffer with stress are more likely to face higher risk of heart diseases in adulthood.

Eggs, meat won't give you bad cholesterol: US panel

Much to the delight of egg and meat lovers, a US advisory health panel has determined that dietary restrictions may not affect the level of bad cholesterol in the blood.

Doctors store 1,600 digital human hearts on computer

UK doctors have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer to better understand the relationship between people's genes and heart disease.

Red lights put drivers at high air pollution risk

The more time you spend at a signalled traffic intersection during your daily commute, the greater is your risk of developing respiratory and heart diseases, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

iPS-derived cells assimilable with heart tissues: Researchers

A research team of Japan`s Osaka University has announced that it has proved myocardial cells developed from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells could assimilate with heart tissues of rats and function continuously, which marks a big step towards clinical research of treating human heart diseases with iPS cells.

Taking statins in 30s can help prevent heart disease later in life

Scientists have claimed that adults between the ages of 35 and 55 with even slightly high cholesterol are at risk of facing heart disease later in life.

Fish compound can cure heart diseases

Health experts have for long recognised that consuming fish wards off heart diseases and now a new study has suggested that peptide found in fish contributes in battle against cardiovascular diseases.

Low blood sugar too may damage your heart

Even hypoglycaemia, which occurs when a patient's blood glucose becomes dangerously low, can trigger potentially fatal cardiovascular events, a new research led by an Indian-origin doctor has found.

Heart patient? Avoid rush hour traffic

Avoiding rush hour traffic could curb your exposure to air pollution, thereby reducing risk of developing heart diseases or preventing worsening of existing heart diseases, a study has suggested.

How red wine helps keep heart diseases at bay

Natural substance found in red wine, resveratrol, inhibits the formation of inflammatory factors that generates cardiovascular diseases.

Emotional stress affects young women's heart more

Young women with heart diseases are more likely than men to have reduced blood flow to their heart if they are under emotional stress, says a new research.

Healthy heart at young age can prevent diseases in later years

A new study has examined that diseases in later life can be prevented if one maintains a healthy heart when one is young.

Over 50 percent diabetics may develop heart diseases: Study

Over 50 percent of diabetes patients in India are at the risk of developing heart diseases, while 63 percent are at risk of getting microvascular complications, a study revealed Wednesday.