Study shows nudging heart patients to take statins leads to better outcomes

Washington: In a recent study it has been found that statins that is an effective medication for treating patients with heart disease is consumed by only six per cent. The study was discussed in the meeting, ‘2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.’ Patient with heart disease taking statins. The study which was aimed for heart More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Diabetes forecast to affect 700 million by 2045

The number of people between the ages of 20 and 79 with diabetes is expected to reach 700 million by 2045, according to the latest findings of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). One in 11 adults aged 20-79 More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Poor sleep may increase risk of heart attack and stroke

People who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than individuals who don’t have any sleep difficulties, a recent study suggests. Insomnia is a condition More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Meditation can help you make fewer mistakes

Washington: While it is believed that there is no aspect of life that cannot be improved by meditation, a study found that it could also help you to become less error-prone. Meditation can offer a way to make you More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

More exercise after 60 decreases stroke, heart disease risk

Washington: As people age, they tend to lower the physical activity but they should work out more in order to prevent heart disease and stroke. Older people should up their exercise levels once they hit 60 to help More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Diabetes may distract women from cancer screenings

The burdens of managing a chronic disease like diabetes may lead women to skip recommended cancer screenings, researchers say. A woman checking her blood sugar level. An analysis of data from studies over two decades More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

India’s worst-hit state for encephalitis turning a tide

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh): Seven-year-old Aryan Singh could have met the same fate as his cousin, who died seven years ago because the nearest hospital was too far. Pushpa Devi sits by the bed of her son Aryan Singh, More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Public health emergency declared in Delhi as air pollution at year’s worst

New Delhi: Authorities in New Delhi declared a public health emergency on Friday and closed schools and all construction activity until next week as air pollution in the city hit its worst level this year. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Face masks not a long-term solution to Delhi’s air quality, say experts

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday distributed face masks to school students as part of efforts to tackle air pollution but doctors said that the masks were not a solution to the problem of More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Over 80 pc adolescents in India suffer from hidden hunger: UNICEF

Mumbai: Over 80 per cent adolescents in India suffer from “hidden hunger”, a form of undernutrition, and less than 10 per cent of boys and girls consume fruits and eggs daily, according to a new UNICEF More...