Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate: Study

2 weeks ago
Having a stressful job may increase the risk developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to strokes and premature death, according to a study. The most stressful jobs are psychologically demanding but give ... ...

World No Tobacco Day: India among top 4 users of tobacco

3 weeks ago
Tobacco is one of the most common and preferred forms of addiction. Even though scientific evidences have revealed its harmful health effects, the use of tobacco in different forms has seen a dramatic increase, especially in the developing countries. ... ...

Omega3 levels better predictors of death risk than serum cholesterol

3 months ago
Scientists have found that omega3 levels are better predictors of risk for death than serum cholesterol. A study, published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, looked at the value of measuring blood levels of EPA and DHA omega3 fatty acids to ... ...

22 new genetic risk factors for stroke identified

3 months ago
Read more about 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke identified on Business Standard. Scientists, including one of Indianorigin, have identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, from DNA samples of 520,000 individuals worldwide, thus tripling the number of gene regions known to affect stroke risk. ... ...

Mumbai: Organs from eightyearold save four lives

3 months ago
Brain aneurysms are rare in children and a ruptured aneurysm can be lifethreatening. (Photo: Pixabay). In a heartwarming incident, a Mumbai couple who lost their 8yearold daughter has given life to four other people by donating her organs. The Couple loses 8yearold, donates her organs to save four l ... ...

No more 'Netflixandchill': Watching too much TV ups risk of deadly blood clots

4 months ago
Watching TV itself isn't likely bad, but we tend to snack and sit still for prolonged periods while watching. Watching TV itself isn't likely bad, but we tend to snack and sit still for prolonged periods while watching. (Photo: Pixabay). Research has ... ...

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