How stress increases risks of heart attacks, strokes

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into how stress increases risks of myocardial infarction ( heart attacks.)

Low-dose aspirin therapy may not prevent heart attacks in older adults

A new study has revealed that low-dose aspirin therapy could not prove effective for older people suffering from heart ailments.

SRFI to upgrade scoring squash system
SRFI to upgrade scoring squash system

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) has decided to bring in new components in the scoring system that will be used in all SRFI sanctioned tournaments starting with the Jaipur Junior Open beginning September 23.

Five health benefits of Avocado

Avocado or alligator pear is a large berry containing a single seed.

`Halo-like- device` could soon effectively treat strokes

Scientists have developed a new device that fits on the head like a halo and delivers therapy to quickly bust clots that cause stroke.

Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

Strokes among elderly decrease in US

Incidence of stroke among people aged 65 years and above has dropped by over 40 percent during the period 1988-2008 in the US, a new analysis of data shows.

Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation

A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.

`Tomato pill` helpful for patients with cardiovascular disease

A new research from the University of Cambridge has revealed that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Calcium supplements not linked to heart disease in women

You can probably pop those calcium supplement pills for bones without worrying much about how they would affect your heart.

Control BP, do exercise to prevent second stroke: Study

Survived a stroke? Now is the time to control blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity daily to avoid another stroke.

Insomniacs may be at higher stroke risk

A new study has revealed that the risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia than those who don`t have a sleeping problem.

Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids` arteries

Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children`s arteries - increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Key proteins regulating heart`s electrical communication found

Here comes a path-breaking discovery for patients suffering from erratic heartbeats tied to heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart ailments.

New method to keep track of heart risks

A recent study shows how to calculate the risk of heart diseases.

Smoking synthetic marijuana likelier to cause strokes among teens

Case studies by researchers have revealed that the stroke risk could be added to the various other health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana among young, healthy adults.

Japan research could lead to oral diabetes treatment

Japanese researchers said today they had moved a step closer to an oral treatment for diabetes, offering hope of a breakthrough against a disease racking an increasingly obese world.

Vitamin B supplements may cut risk of strokes

A new study has suggested that taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke.

15% of common strokes occur in adolescents and young adults

A team of researcher including an Indian origin has suggested that 15 percent of the most common type of strokes occur in adolescents and young adults, and more young people are showing risk factors for such strokes.

Paracetamol may raise `risk heart failure and strokes` in arthritis sufferers

UK healthcare watchdog has warned doctors from prescribing paracetamol to arthritis sufferers, claiming that it can raise heart failure and strokes risk among them.