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Remote monitoring of heart health can vastly improve medical care for some cardiovascular patients
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Remote monitoring of heart health can vastly improve medical care for some cardiovascular patients

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
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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
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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
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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

Diets high in inflammatory foods can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says new study
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Diets high in inflammatory foods can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says new study

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
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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
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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

Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks
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Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks

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
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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

Low weight at birth increases the chances of heart disease in future
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Low weight at birth increases the chances of heart disease in future

A recent study found that lower birth weight also increases the chances of developing heart disease later in life.

Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak
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Five reasons why our heart muscles become weak

Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscles become weak. In people with cardiomyopathy, the heart muscles become thicker and more rigid.

Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-being
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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.

Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease
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Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Happily, there are some quick and easy steps to help you maintain your heart health.

Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time
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Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the time

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).

It is time to set right all the negative publicity involving cholesterol and give you the facts
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It is time to set right all the negative publicity involving cholesterol and give you the facts

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.

Can India lead the way in managing the growing burden of cardiovascular disease?
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Can India lead the way in managing the growing burden of cardiovascular disease?

Estimates indicate that the spending to combat the NCDs would reach around $4.8 trillion by 2030.

Groundwater in 40 districts of UP's rural areas have high levels of arsenic
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Groundwater in 40 districts of UP's rural areas have high levels of arsenic

2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.

Cipla, Wellthy ink pact to offer digital therapeutics for diabetes, cardiovascular diseases
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Cipla, Wellthy ink pact to offer digital therapeutics for diabetes, cardiovascular diseases

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.

Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states
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Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states

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
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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