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5 hours daily on phone increases risk of obesity

Spending too much time using the smartphone facilitates sedentary behaviours, reduces the time of physical activity, which increases the risk of premature death, diabetes, heart disease and different types of cancer.

Jul 29, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data

The findings of this study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, could help to identify patients most likely to benefit from screening and preventive medicine for heart disease, lung cancer and other conditions.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

HIV patients more likely to develop heart diseases

In the statement, published in the Circulation journal, the researchers indicated that the heart disease risk among HIV patients occurs due to interactions between traditional risk factors, such as diet, lifestyle and tobacco use; and HIV-specific risk factors, such as a chronically activated immune system and inflammation characteristic of chronic HIV.

Jun 04, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

In low and middle-income countries like India, where malnutrition is still not a completely solved problem, there has been a sharp increase in lifestyle disorders.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Simple leg exercises can reduce negative effects on heart and blood vessels

A sedentary lifestyle can cause an impairment of transportation of blood in the body which in turn may increase the risk of diseases in the heart and blood vessels. 

Aug 23, 2018, 11:05 AM IST

Veteran actress Sridevi's death underlines the lack of cardiac arrest treatment for women

According to a US study, women are less likely to receive life-saving treatments and less likely to survive, in comparison to men.

Feb 25, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

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

Love midnight snacking? It may increase your chances of heart disease, diabetes

The researchers studied rats who were subjected to a challenge.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

Whole grains may be your dose for good health - Here's why

Regularly consuming whole grain foods such as barley, brown rice, millet, oatmeal and rye may help lose weight as well as decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes, a study has claimed.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Combo therapy works better than only aspirin for heart diseases

People with vascular disease are less likely to suffer further heart complications if they are taking a combination of two drugs - rivaroxaban and aspirin - rather than aspirin alone.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Obesity can cause cardiovascular diseases even in young

The researchers from University of Bristol, UK, hypothesised that cardiovascular risk due to increased BMI was likely to emerge in earlier life. 

May 28, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Safdarjung hospital to provide heart valves for free

Currently, each valve costs around Rs 42,000 at the hospital. However, it was entirely free only for patients belonging to BPL category under the government's National Illness Fund.

May 19, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Cardiovascular diseases responsible for one-third deaths worldwide

The researchers looked at the prevalence of CVD from 1990-2010 and found that CVD mortality first increased, then declined steeply with increasing SDI, only to plateau in the last few years.

May 18, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar allies with Aster DM Foundation to support children with cancer, heart diseases

The patient`s family may need to bear only a minor amount. The Aster DM Foundation Partnership scheme would run for an initial period of four years.

Mar 14, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Your heart needs special care during winters – Follow these five tips!

Undoubtedly, the winter season is quite harsh on heart patients, since the heart has to work twice as harder to maintain body heat during this period.

Dec 27, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

Avoiding medical care during holiday season is the reason behind rise in heart-related deaths?

People tend to hold back in seeking medical care during the holiday season.

Dec 23, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Can you delay death? Know what a study shows

In a study of various types of exercise and their risk levels, the researchers found that participation in specific sports showed significant benefits for public health, and urged doctors and policymakers to encourage people to take them up.

Nov 30, 2016, 05:14 AM IST

Top five health benefits of pineapple!

Pineapple is one of the best fruit packed with anti-oxidants.

Nov 27, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Chronic health may reduce social participation in the middle-aged

 Middle-aged adults suffering from arthritis, heart diseases, diabetes and depression are more likely to experience disability and limited involvement in society, a study has found.

Nov 10, 2016, 21:23 PM IST

Top five health benefits of cycling!

One should start cycling as it is the best form of physical activities. It also promotes many good health and gives many health benefits at all ages.

Sep 01, 2016, 00:29 AM IST