World Health Day 2013: More young people falling prey to hypertension

Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a fast-food dominated lifestyle are causing a growing number of young people to fall prey to hypertension and a host of other diseases, doctors warn.

World Health Day: Brisk walking can cut risk of heart diseases

Brisk walking can lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running, a new study has revealed.

World Health Day 2013: Cutting down on salt reduces stroke risk

Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, a new study suggests.

World Health Day 2013: Better lifestyle could help cure high BP

Five simple lifestyle changes can help people beat high blood pressure and save millions of lives every year, according to world health experts.