Mechanism that regenerates brain cells after stroke identified
Mechanism that regenerates brain cells after stroke identified

A team of researchers discovered a new mechanism that repairs brain after a stroke.

Synthetic molecule developed that mimics 'good' cholesterol to fight heart disease, stroke

Scientists have recently developed a synthetic molecule that mimics "good" cholesterol in order to help fight against heart disease and stroke.

Healthy diet, lifestyle halves stroke risk in women

A new research has indicated that a healthy diet and lifestyle may help women to avoid stroke by more than half in their life.

Now, blood test can help detect risk of Atrial fibrillation, stroke

A new study has revealed that a blood test can help in detecting the risk of Atrial fibrillation and stroke among the people who are genetically predisposed to the development of the problem.

How human brain works while unlocking a door revealed
How human brain works while unlocking a door revealed

Scientists recently discovered that there is a specific network in the human brain that helps people in using different tools or perform complex actions like inserting a key in lock.

Women with Gout at higher risk of diabetes

A new study has shown that people who have gout face increased risk of developing diabetes, especially women.

WHO advocates salt reduction to prevent heart disease

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Sunday advocated salt reduction to prevent and control non-communicable diseases as high salt intake increases the risk of high blood pressure and is associated with heart disease and stroke.

Gut hormone-drug combination therapy may help tackle type 2 diabetes

Scientists have revealed that a combined treatment with a drug that mimics the action of a gut hormone and basal insulin is more effective at improving blood sugar control than other anti-diabetic treatments.

Fishermen killing case: After stroke, marine seeks return to Italy

Massimiliano Latorre, one of the Italian marines facing murder charges in India, has submitted a request to the Supreme Court to allow him to return to Italy for his "more rapid and complete recovery" after he suffered a condition similar to a mild stroke.

Banana can reduce risk of stroke, death in older women

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who consume potassium-rich foods like banana face lesser risk of stroke and death.

Consuming fruits regularly almost halves heart disease risk

A new study has suggested that eating fruits on a daily basis minimizes the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) up to 40percent.

Women at greater stroke risk from resistant hyper-tension

The condition known as Resistant Hyper-tension increases stroke risk by 35 percent in women and 20 percent in elderly patients, according to new research.

Aspirin lowers risk of stroke and heart attacks

A new study has revealed that low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots.

Leslie Phillips suffers stroke

British actor Leslie Phillips has been hospitalised following a stroke.

Nearly 1.65 mn people die per year due to excess sodium consumption

A new study has revealed that more than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the World Health Organization`s recommendation of 2.0g (2,000mg) per day, researchers have found in a new analysis evaluating populations across 187 countries.

Daily dose of aspirin keeps cancer at bay

A new study has revealed that taking a daily dose of aspirin reduces the risk of cancer.

Why `tree nuts` are good for your health revealed

A new study has revealed that eating tree nuts can help in reducing two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome that could lead to life threatening problems such as strokes and heart diseases.

Extreme temperatures increase risk of heart failure or stroke

A new study has found that extremely high or low temperatures significant increase the number of deaths caused by heart failure or stroke.

2 min of intense exercise helps elderly stay healthy

Experts have revealed that intense workout regime for only 2 minutes twice a week over a month and a half would help people aged over 60 stay fit and lowered their chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke.

Monitor pulse after stroke to avoid second

Regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke can prevent a second stroke.