, September 28, 2016 17:15 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Around 98 per cent Indians are not trained in basic life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during sudden cardiac arrest, shows a survey conducted by Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform.
, September 20, 2016 12:53 IST Thomson Reuters
Sleep irregularities may be tied to a variety of health problems, such as diabetes and obesity, that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, a leading U.S. doctors group says.
, September 13, 2016 17:12 IST Reuters
Cancer has become Australia's biggest killer, overtaking heart disease for the first time to take more lives than any other ailment.
, September 08, 2016 17:01 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Risk of death from sudden loss of heart function is significantly greater in patients with high thyroid hormone levels, according to a study. "Our results indicate that thyroid hormone levels may be ...
, September 08, 2016 13:40 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Irregular heartbeat -- also known as atrial fibrillation -- may lead to serious health issues like heart attacks, heart failure, chronic kidney disease and sudden cardiac death, finds a study. The researchers ...
, September 06, 2016 18:43 IST Reuters
Recognizing that many people do not know the symptoms of stroke, the UK launched a public awareness campaign using the acronym FAST.
, August 30, 2016 15:54 IST Indo-Asian News Service
The Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduced risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease such as coronary artery disease and stroke, says yet another study on the ...
, August 25, 2016 17:47 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Shedding those extra kilos through a balanced combination of diet and exercise may provide strong protection against heart disease for people suffering from obesity, a new study has found.
, August 25, 2016 14:25 IST Reuters
Taking drugs at least every four out of five days lowered the odds death, heart attack, stroke or surgery to restore blood flow, the study found. But less than half of patients ...
, August 25, 2016 13:31 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Are you overweight and obese? Be warned, as you may be at an increased risk of developing eight more forms of cancer, including stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, ovary, meningioma - a ...
, August 24, 2016 12:56 IST Reuters
In a study of more than 60,000 dental patients, those with gum disease were twice as likely to have had a heart attack, stroke or severe chest pain.
, August 23, 2016 15:14 IST Indo-Asian News Service
The findings showed that the likelihood of children developing health problems rises with an increase in the amount of added sugars consumed.
, August 23, 2016 12:08 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Morbid obesity appears to stand alone as a risk for heart failure, but not for other major types of heart disease, new research has found.
, August 22, 2016 17:48 IST NDTV Food
Higher intake of citrus fruits like oranges and lemons can help keep you healthy as well as prevent harmful effects of obesity-related heart disease, liver disease and diabetes.
, August 20, 2016 12:07 IST Indo-Asian News Service
The findings showed that a history of gallstone disease was linked with a 23 per cent increased risk of developing coronary heart disease.
, August 19, 2016 14:20 IST Reuters
Some older adults with anemia may fare worse after a stroke, a study suggests, although the reason and the right treatment are still unclear.
, August 16, 2016 15:38 IST AFP
High blood pressure in China has risen from 7.7 percent of the population in 1979 to 33.5 percent in 2010.
, August 16, 2016 12:54 IST Reuters
People could get up and walk around their building every hour.
, August 16, 2016 12:48 IST Reuters
Quitting smoking, being physically active and engaging in other healthy behaviors are other things individuals can do to reduce heart disease risk.
, August 12, 2016 12:12 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Too much of a good thing may not always be better for your health. Researchers have shown that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol - commonly touted as "good cholesterol" for ...