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Innovative therapy for Type 2 diabetes management
Health

Innovative therapy for Type 2 diabetes management

T2DM therapy is primarily aimed towards controlling blood glucose levels, holistic management of the condition is the need of the hour

How obesity and hypertension heighten risks of kidney cancer
Health

How obesity and hypertension heighten risks of kidney cancer

If a person is suffering from obesity or hypertension, the risk of developing this fatal disease doubles

World Hypertension Day 2022: Here are some fruits and vegetables that regulate high blood pressure
Lifestyle

World Hypertension Day 2022: Here are some fruits and vegetables that regulate high blood pressure

Those who suffer from hypertension are advised to follow a healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables and reduce their salt intake as well. Oranges, cucumber, garlic and tomatoes can be extremely beneficial for controlling high blood pressure.

Why symptoms of heart attack look different for men and women
Health

Why symptoms of heart attack look different for men and women

The ways to protect oneself from a heart attack are similar for both genders

Karwa Chauth 2021: Find out when fasting could be unsafe
India

Karwa Chauth 2021: Find out when fasting could be unsafe

A number of women face various health issues such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which make fasting unfeasible. In such cases they can give the fasting a miss and stick to puja and rituals only

World Heart Day 2021: Why early menopause is a risk factor for coronary heart disease
India

World Heart Day 2021: Why early menopause is a risk factor for coronary heart disease

In the reproductive phase, female sex hormones have a protective effect on cardiovascular health making it rare for young women to have heart attacks

World Heart Day 2021: Why steroids are linked to higher heart disease risk
Health

World Heart Day 2021: Why steroids are linked to higher heart disease risk

For patients who are in need of long-term steroid use, it is advised to have a discussion with a medical professional around this

Heart diseases can be hereditary but none are destined to the fate of parents or grandparents
India

Heart diseases can be hereditary but none are destined to the fate of parents or grandparents

Improved lifestyle choices are hard but they can influence heart disease risk and slow the progression of heart disease

Non-communicable diseases rise in India as unhealthy lifestyle choices continue to be the norm
India

Non-communicable diseases rise in India as unhealthy lifestyle choices continue to be the norm

The non-communicable diseases can be of long duration, and they may be a result of a combination of different factors including genetic, physiological, environmental, and behavioral

Upcoming Apple Watch models may let you monitor blood glucose, alcohol, blood pressure levels
News & Analysis

Upcoming Apple Watch models may let you monitor blood glucose, alcohol, blood pressure levels

Apple is reportedly one of the major clients for the UK health tech firm Rockley Photonics, which focuses on tracking blood glucose levels.

Rajinikanth hospitalised in Hyderabad after experiencing severe BP fluctuation, exhaustion
Entertainment

Rajinikanth hospitalised in Hyderabad after experiencing severe BP fluctuation, exhaustion

Rajinikanth is not displaying any coronavirus symptom and is currently "haemodynamically stable."

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy
Health

World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy

A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Phytonutrient flavanol present in tea, apples lowers blood pressure, claims study
Health

Phytonutrient flavanol present in tea, apples lowers blood pressure, claims study

Flavonoids are rich in antioxidants, thus they help fight free radicals in the body, which can otherwise damage the organs.

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
Health

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study

A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent

Hypertension medications don't cause erectile dysfunction, may improve penile blood flow, claims new research
Health

Hypertension medications don't cause erectile dysfunction, may improve penile blood flow, claims new research

The study indicates that hypertension causes damage to the penile blood vessels to such an extent that ED incidence is more than twice as likely to occur.

High blood pressure during pregnancy may cause severe menopause symptoms, claims research
Health

High blood pressure during pregnancy may cause severe menopause symptoms, claims research

The researchers found that women who had gestational hypertension experienced more bothersome menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes and night sweats, as compared to women who had no history of hypertension at all.

Sitting for long hours may lead to slipped disc, heart diseases among others: Here's how one can counteract the harm it causes to body
Health

Sitting for long hours may lead to slipped disc, heart diseases among others: Here's how one can counteract the harm it causes to body

Sitting for excessively long periods has already been associated with increased fat accumulation in your body, leading to obesity.

World Hypertension Day 2020: The truth about salt and hypertension
Health

World Hypertension Day 2020: The truth about salt and hypertension

There are many changes you can make in your lifestyle that can help reduce the risk of hypertension. One of the biggest ones is to reduce your salt intake.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 to get Samsung Health Monitor app to keep track of user's blood pressure
News & Analysis

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 to get Samsung Health Monitor app to keep track of user's blood pressure

Galaxy Watch Active2 users will be required to calibrate their device with the cuff at least every four weeks to ensure accuracy.

Medication, lifestyle changes as effective as stents and bypass surgery in reducing risk of heart attack, finds study
Health

Medication, lifestyle changes as effective as stents and bypass surgery in reducing risk of heart attack, finds study

The results from a new study says that procedures such as bypass surgery and stenting are no better at reducing risk of heart attack in patients with ischemic heart disease than medication and lifestyle changes