When travel across the cities and states to visit a doctor is impossible or undesirable, remote monitoring is a boon to patients that have implanted devices like pacemakers.
Taking glucosamine-chondroitin supplements may reduce cardiovascular and other mortality risks, suggests study
Glucosamine and chondroitin are natural compounds found in healthy cartilage, which is the connective tissue that cushions the joints of the body
People who eat chilli peppers are at lower risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality, suggests study
Chillies are a food source so packed with nutrients - micronutrients in particular - that studies have highlighted their many health benefits for years
Mother's cardiovascular health could predict onset of heart disease in offspring, suggests new study
The study found that if women of reproductive age are in good cardiovascular shape, then not only will they reduce their own risks of CVDs but even their children are more likely to live a CVD-free life for longer duration
Cardiovascular diseases tend to affect patients in their most productive years and often have catastrophic social and economic consequences apart from resulting in lifelong risks of negative health outcomes
Young people with high cholesterol levels at higher risk of heart disease during middle age, finds study
Researchers also found that the damage done to the arteries at a younger age, say teenage years, due to higher levels of LDL may be irreversible
Hypertension at young age can lead to cardiovascular diseases; optimism may help reduce the risk, say scientists
A recent study found a dose-response relationship between optimism and hypertension, which means the higher the optimism, the lower the risk of developing hypertension
Research suggests that most preservatives have some harmful effects on your health, partially hydrogenated oils are nothing but industrially-produced trans fats, which are associated with cardiovascular diseases, increased risk of strokes, heart attacks
Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword
Aspirin’s history goes back some 3,500 years when the Egyptians and the Sumerians started using willow bark to alleviate pain and fever. Yet, aspirin is also one of those drugs that every doctor (and dentist) will ask you about before doing an invasive procedure, no matter how small
A recent study found that lower birth weight also increases the chances of developing heart disease later in life.
Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.
Causes of BP misdiagnosis are whitecoat hypertension (BP rising due to anxiety when you visit the doctor) and masked hypertension (hypertensive patient shows normal blood pressure readings at a doctor’s clinic).
Cholesterol has got a bad rep overall. But if we were to play devil’s advocate for just one minute, we uncover a bunch of truths - and one unproven theory.
Estimates indicate that the spending to combat the NCDs would reach around $4.8 trillion by 2030.
2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
The platform brings together behavioural science, real world clinical evidence and artificial intelligence to provide real time monitoring, coaching and advice to patients, and virtual clinical assistance to doctors.
Wealthier, more urbanised states in India deal with higher risk of heart disease, a study reveals.
Deaths due to heart diseases in India doubled since 1990; more than half of victims under 70-yrs of age
Cardiac ailments killed more Indians in 2016 (28 percent) than any other non-communicable disease, said a new study published in the September 2018 issue of health journal