Night owls at high risk of heart disease, diabetes: Study

2 months ago
Night owls people who prefer staying up late may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers, a study has found. The firstever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or ... ...

Smokefree policies linked to lower BP among nonsmokers

2 months ago
A recent study as observed that smokefree policies in public spaces are associated with lower blood pressure readings among nonsmokers. While smokefree policies and laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants have been  ... ...

Eat veggies, fish to ward away heart disease

3 months ago
If you are suffering from high blood pressure, consuming fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet may help reduce hypertensionrelated heart disease symptoms, a study suggests. Intake of fish, seafood and vegetarian food increases levels of a  ... ...

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  ... ...

India bears 32 per cent global burden of respiratory diseases: Global Burden of Disease study

4 months ago
India has 18% of the world's population but 32% of the global burden of respiratory diseases. Respiratory disease burden in India is second only to that of ischaemic heart disease, found a statelevel analysis of the Global Burden of Disease data ... ...

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  ... ...

Exposure To Toxic Metals Linked To Cardiovascular Diseases

5 months ago
Exposure to environmental toxic metals such as arsenic, lead, copper, and mercury has become a major global health concern. The metals like arsenic, lead, copper and cadmium are linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart  ... ...

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