Weightlifting less than an hour a week may cut stroke risk

2 months ago
Indulging in weightlifting for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 per cent, suggests a new study. Less than an hour of weekly resistance exercise compared with no resistance exercise was associated ... ...

Diabetes growing rapidly & India is world's capital: Doctor

2 months ago
At a time when diabetes is rapidly gaining the status of a potential epidemic in India, according to National Family Health Survey4, in Rajasthan, 8.1% men and 4.7% women were found diabetic, which indicates that men are more prone to diabetes than  ... ...

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

2 months ago
Read more about Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke on Business Standard. According to a new study, for patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of Atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke.The findings were ... ...

Overtreating patients for hypothyroidism could raise their risk of stroke, study finds

2 months ago
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. ... ...

Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states

4 months ago
By Toufiq Rashid. Cardiac ailments killed more Indians in 2016 (28 percent) than any other noncommunicable disease, said a new study published in the September 2018 issue of health journal The Lancet. These are double the numbers reported in 1990  ... ...

Common painkiller may increase heart attack, stroke risk: Study

5 months ago
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may increase the risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, a study warns. The study, published in The BMJ, compared diclofenac use with no use, paracetamol use, and use of other  ... ...

Air pollution, rising levels causing diseases like stroke and lung cancer

7 months ago
Air pollution is a major cause of life threatening diseases such as stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic and acute respiratory syndromes such as asthma. Ironically, major metropolitan centers such as Mumbai and Delhi, which are the most populous in the country, are also the world’s most polluted. ... ...

Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate: Study

8 months ago
Read more about Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate: Study on Business Standard. 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 ... ...

This antioxidant could improve heart health

8 months ago
Read more about This antioxidant could improve heart health on Business Standard. Bilirubin, a natural antioxidant, may help improve your cardiovascular health, according to a study.Bilirubin is a yelloworange pigment which is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells and is eliminated by the liver.A recent analysis of ... ...

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