Category: Health

Excessive ‘good’ cholesterol can be life threatening: Study

New York: Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very…

‘Heart patients should give birth before 40 weeks’

London: Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation, beyond that harm can…

New universal flu vaccine offers protection against multiple strains

New York: A universal flu vaccine with a strong antibody response, that could protect people against most influenza strains, is…

Emotional stress key factor for heart attacks in women: Study

Toronto: Emotional stress triggers "spontaneous coronary artery dissection" (SCAD), a condition that causes around one-third of heart attacks in women…

Excessive ‘good’ cholesterol can be life threatening: Study

New York: Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very…

Low muscle strength linked to premature death: Study

New York: Individuals with weaker muscles do not typically live as long as their stronger peers, and are 50 per…

Two drugs in one pill to transform blood pressure treatment!

Washington: Turns out, a single pill with two drugs has the ability to change the treatment of a patient with…

Two-in-one pill could boost treatment for BP

London:A single pill with two drugs could transform blood pressure treatment as most of the patients are often reluctant to…

Here’s how cardio, strength training affect hormones

Washington: A recent research was conducted to analyse the diverse effects of different forms of training on the body. A…

Air pollution could fuel chronic kidney disease

Washington: Apart from increasing the risk of respiratory problems and other life-threatening conditions, a recent study has found that air…

Air pollution can damage your kidneys: Study

New York: Polluted air increases the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) which occurs when a person's kidneys are damaged,…

E-cigarettes overlooked as smoking cessation tool in India: Experts

New Delhi: Backing a recent UK Parliamentary Committee report on e-cigarettes, Indian experts have contended that despite being 95 per…

There is no such thing as safe/healthy ‘drinks’: Research

London: Contrary to claims that one or two glasses of wine a day keep you healthy, a study published in…

Know the potential biomarkers of cerebral aneurysm risk

Washington: Turns out, aneurysm occurs anywhere throughout the circulatory system, but most commonly develop along the aorta and in blood…

Study highlights risks for intensive blood pressure control

Washington: Efforts to reduce blood pressures for patients with hypertension is an important factor in reducing the risk of heart…

Parent’s behaviour may affect their children’s weight

Washington: Turns out, parents who positively engage with their kids during play time and gently guide them to clean up…

Dengue claims 41 lives in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lankan health authorities on Friday said 41 people had died and over 36,000 were infected by dengue across…

Despite efforts, Rohingyas remain vulnerable in Bangladesh: WHO

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday expressed concern over the health condition of Rohingya refugees living in…

Age is no bar for spine surgery

New Delhi: Turns out, age does not need to be the decisive factor in herniated disc surgery or simply, a…

Early self regulation skills may cut toddlers’ obesity risk

New York: Parents who teach their toddlers self regulation skills may help them maintain a healthy weight, finds a study…