Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

New device for cheap wearable fitness sensors

Engineers at University of California-Berkeley have developed a new device that can help to measure blood-oxygen levels on wearable fitness trackers among other vital parameters.

Women more susceptible to space health hazards: NASA report

 A NASA study has uncovered that women are more susceptible to physiological, psychological and behavioural changes that occur during spaceflight.

Beware: Sugar could be dangerous for your health

A new research suggests that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

Ancient heart and gut disease discovered

By analysing DNA, researchers have discovered a rare disease, dating back to the 12th century, affecting both heart rate and intestinal movements. (12:46)

New sensor system developed to detect heart rate

Researchers in Japan have developed a new sensor system which could detect the heart rate by amplifying weak pulse signals from the skin surface on the back of the body.

How caffeine affects boys, girls after puberty

After puberty, boys and girls experience different heart rate and blood pressure changes after consuming caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, new research says.

Its official! Heart responds differently to exercise in men and women

Researchers have said that the formula for peak exercise heart rate that doctors have used for decades to diagnose heart conditions may be flawed as it does not account for differences between men and women.

Now, headsets to measure your heart rate

A startup company Cosinuss has showcased a headset that helps you measure your heart rate.

New device measures quality, quantity of sleep

Disturbed about poor quality of sleep? A new device can allow you to track your sleep from the comfort of your own bed!

Five healthy ways to maintain a steady heart rate

A sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits are the top risk factors for heart disease. Here are five strategies that you can adopt to protect your heart.

Why heart rate decreases with age

Researchers have tried to look into the age-old question as to why maximum heart rate (maxHR) decreases with age.

Exposure to aromatic essential oils cuts BP, heart rate

A new study has revealed that the essential oils which form the basis of aromatherapy for stress relief also have a beneficial effect on heart rate and blood pressure following short-term exposure - and may therefore reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

High heart rate at rest linked to increased risk of death

Irrespective of level of physical fitness, people with high resting heart rates have higher risk of death than those with lower heart rates, a new study has found.

Live music may boost health in premature babies: Study

Listening to live music may boost the health of premature babies who are being treated in the neonatal intensive care unit, a new study has claimed.

Dwelling on stressful events may raise inflammation levels in body by 20 pc

By thinking about past stressful events, people basically recreate a stressor in their mind, a study has revealed.

Smiling speeds recovery from stress: Study

Smiling can help speed your body`s recovery from stress by lowering your heart rate levels, a new study has claimed.

Sleep deprivation can cause night-time urination in kids

Night-time urination can be a problem for those having an enlarged prostate, but it can affect youngsters, too, reveals a study.

Social rejection drops your heart rate

A new study suggests that being rejected by another person makes your heart rate drop for a moment.