Category: Health

E-cigarette users at higher risk of heart attack

Washington: A new study has found that smoking an e-cigarette on a regular basis could…

Sleep medication: Use and abuse

New Delhi: Insomnia or sleep disturbance is the most common of all sleep disorders. Insomnia…

Here’s how indoor temperature affects blood pressure

Washington: According to a recent study, one can manage hypertension by turning up the thermostat.…

Maternal depression may affect child’s mental health

Jerusalem: Women, take note. If you are suffering from depression, it may affect your child's…

Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Colombo: Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with the…

How dehydration affects your brain

Washington: According to a recent research, dehydration alters human brain shape and activity and even…

Can nerve stimulation benefit depressed patients?

Washington: According to a recent research, nerve stimulation can significantly improve the quality of life…

Launch of Capacity Building Initiative in India

New Delhi: Recognizing that Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including ischemic heart disease and strokes, are an…

Faster,Safer Lab score to Diagnose Heart attacks developed

Researchers have developed a simple laboratory score which is safer and faster at diagnosing patients…

Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics

New York: People with Type 2 diabetes who do not sleep well could need more…

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

New York: Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that…

Here’s why diabetics should get proper sleep

Washington: If you are a diabetic with a disrupted sleep pattern, you might need more…

Physical activity at office reduces stress

Washington: Turns out, greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during…

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

Washington: Did you know how beneficial are simple leg exercises while lying down? A sedentary…

High bad cholesterol ups death risk even for healthy: Study

New York: People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk…

Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared ‘contacts’

Kinshasa: The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since…

New health warning images for tobacco product packs

New Delhi: The government on Monday announced to replace the existing health warning images on…

Eat strawberries, improve gut health

New York: Eating strawberries at a dose equivalent to as low as three quarters of…

Milk at breakfast can help manage diabetes risk

Toronto: If you are diabetic, then consuming milk at breakfast can help lower blood glucose…

Antidepressant can delay ageing of brain cells: Study

New York: Administering commonly used antidepressant fluoxetine to mice helped restore youthful flexibility to their…