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Oct 25, 2019
BP medication taken at night is better for health than in the daytime, study of 19,000 patients findsThe study, the largest ever of its kind, included 19,084 patients taking their pills either waking or at bedtime, tracked over six years.
Oct 22, 2019
Why all the fuss around hypertension?High blood pressure is one of the most common lifestyle diseases in the world, with more than one-fourth of the global population living with high BP.
Sep 25, 2019
Why controlling India's spiralling hypertension burden is imperative for the country's overall growth and well-beingAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death globally and kills more people than all infectious diseases combined.
Sep 11, 2019
Studies highlight 14 lifestyle-related risk factors that can increase the chances of cardiovascular diseaseA study shows that a significant number of cardiovascular disease deaths in India can be averted if we just make a few lifestyle changes.
Sep 06, 2019
As part of ‘Eat Right India’ campaign, FSSAI has trained over 1.7 lakh supervisors to ensure food safety, says Health Minister Harsh VardhanAs part of 'Eat Right India' campaign, the central food regulator - Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has trained over 1.7 lakh food safety supervisors who will spread awareness and sensitise people and food vendors on food safety
Aug 29, 2019
Why high blood pressure is misdiagnosed 40% of the timeCauses 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).
Jul 30, 2019
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.
May 17, 2019
Hypertension Day 2019: This 'silent killer' that ails many and goes unnoticed, is easy to controlIn India, hypertension has led to a total of 1.63 million deaths in 2016 and needs to find a way to overcome it.
Jun 04, 2018
One in three adults suffer from inadequate sleep, could cost countries billions, finds studyInadequate sleep, a health problem affecting at least one in three adults worldwide, could cost countries billions, a study has found
May 29, 2018
High blood pressure affects nearly three in ten Indians, responsible for 17.5 percent deathsHypertension or high blood pressure affects nearly three in ten Indians and is responsible for 17.5 percent of all deaths and 9.7 percent of disability-adjusted life years (DALYS) in India, according to data released in 2017.