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Migraines could increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine. It has a considerable impact on quality of life and imposes a substantial burden on society.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

High Vitamin D dose may rapidly cut arterial stiffness

Rigid artery walls and Vitamin D deficiency might be the potential contributors, said Yanbin Dong, geneticist and cardiologist at the Augusta University, US.

Jan 03, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

50 percent individuals aged 40-54 have clogged arteries: Study

The report was based on nearly 1,800 people who had no classical risk factors for heart disease or stroke.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Men more likely to receive CPR in public than women

Researchers evaluated 19,331 cardiac events using data from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium, a network of regional clinical centres in the US and Canada which study out-of-hospital treatments of cardiac arrest and trauma.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Low phosphate levels may pose threat to cardiovascular health

This study challenges the previous findings which suggested that low volumes of the mineral were beneficial to the heart.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

Ozone pollution linked to heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke

The study involving 89 healthy adults living in Changsha City of China for one year showed blood platelet activation and an increase in blood pressure, suggesting a possible mechanism by which ozone may affect cardiovascular health.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Beware! City's busy noises disrupt heart rhythms; may trigger cardiovascular problems

The study is the first to use sensors to model the short-term impact that city environments can have upon the human body.

Jun 26, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Technology meets medical science: Scientists develop tablet designed to help heart failure patients!

OPTILOGG is a pre-programmed tablet attached to a weighing scale that provides heart failure education, registers body weight and symptoms, and titrates diuretics. 

May 21, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Doctors reveal scary statistics, say 50% Indians under 55 years suffer from heart attacks!

The doctors said one of important causes of premature heart attacks in India was familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic condition that led to high cholesterol.

May 19, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Keep your heart healthy with these exercises!

Here are some exercises which experts believe can help improve your cardiovascular fitness.

Jul 19, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Top five superfoods for your heart's health!

Top five superfoods for your heart's health!

Jun 24, 2016, 11:21 AM IST

Healthy heart elevates brain function

Following the health metrics of Life's Simple 7 can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks, even among the elderly," said study lead author Hannah Gardener from the University of Miami.

Mar 18, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Choose job wisely and stay away from strokes!

A recent study presented in the American Heart Association's Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 meetings revealed that workers in sales, office support or service occupation were more prone to heart diseases and stroke risks than the one in management or professional jobs.

Mar 03, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Daily fish oil pills can boost heart health in older adults

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements daily can improve cardiovascular health in healthy older adults, scientists have found.

Jul 14, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

'Polygamy' puts you at 4-times higher risk of heart disease

If you practice polygamy and have multiple wives, your chances of developing heart disease is 4 times higher than others.

Apr 29, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Unhealthy diets in childhood affect heart later

Keep an eye on what your child is eating for the childhood diet will have a long-term effect on his/her health later, warns new research.

Mar 18, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Vitamin D supplementation ineffective at lowering blood pressure

 A new study has examined that vitamin D supplementation was ineffective at lowering blood pressure (BP) and it should not be used as an antihypertensive.

Mar 17, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

Youth obesity linked with high BP

As the number of overweight adolescents go up, so does the number of youth with high blood pressure, a study shows.

Mar 03, 2015, 14:27 PM IST

New 'feel-good pill' to keep you 'young' as you get older

A team of researchers has designed a feel-good pill to target metabolic repair and optimization.

Feb 05, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Day napping in middle age boosts memory

 By the time people reach middle age, more sleep during the day such as an afternoon nap helps the memory and protects against its decline as long as they night-time sleep is not skipped, a study has found.Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning.

Jan 23, 2015, 15:33 PM IST