The researchers followed 6,000 women, aged between 65 to 99 years, for a period of four and a half years. The women were recommended to wear a measuring device called an accelerometer on their hip around-the-clock for seven days while going about their daily activities.
Making decisions in this type of situation, known as a cost-benefit conflict, is dramatically affected by chronic stress.
The research team reviewed more than 3.4 million dog owners, aged between 40 to 80 years, over a period of 12 years, in order to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health.
The occurrence of the visible signs of ageing was no different among light to moderate drinkers than it was among non-drinkers, the analysis showed.
Parents who smoke in front of their kids may affect their kids as second-hand smokers say a study.
Scarlet, a new character introduced in the iconic Archie comic series, represents people on the autism spectrum.
"Male participation in improving the reproductive health of couples is crucial. While the permanent methods of contraception have traditionally found more acceptance in India, the maximum number of acceptors are women," a statement said.
The results, published in the FASEB Journal, showed that pistachios produced the greatest gamma wave response, which is critical for enhancing cognitive processing, information retention, learning, perception and rapid eye movement during sleep.
The Lifesavers Club, founded by Dr Fiyaz Pasha, who is also head of the accident and emergency department at Jehangir Hospital, has trained over 5,000 people.
Definition of high blood pressure revised to 130/80
Association between heart attacks and pollution in patients with non-O blood isn't something to panic over, but it is something to be aware of.
The American Heart Association’s recent decision — to lower the baseline blood pressure parameters and redefine high blood pressure as a reading of 130/80, down from 140/90 — has been welcomed by various Mumbai-based cardiologists and surgeons.
The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, noted that having been diagnosed with both the risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, at the same time, made a mother six times more likely to develop hypertension in the near future.
Stress affects behaviour, including whether people under- or overeat, as well as neuro-hormonal activity by in part increasing cortisol production, which is related to weight gain.
Klebsiella pneumoniae is usually a normal resident in the mouth of healthy individuals.
The guidelines are being published by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for detection, prevention, management and treatment of high blood pressure.
World Diabetes Day seeks to raise awareness about the way the health problem affects people on a global scale. November 14 serves as a platform to promote the efforts of International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and also brings to the fore the importance of taking actions to combat diabetes as a glaring global health problem.
The theme for World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and Diabetes. As one out of 10 women are living with diabetes today with the disease being the ninth leading cause of death in women globally, causing 2.1 million deaths each year, here are some essential things we need to start following.
The researchers analyzed 6,887 heart patients who were recently discharged from hospitals. All the patients had a 30-day readmission rate of 21.1 per cent and a 30-day mortality rate of 12.8 per cent.
According to a study, dash diets emphasises on receiving a proper amount of food and nutrients like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains along with low or fat-free dairy, fish, poultry, beans, seeds and nuts in order to lower the high blood pressure and control hypertension.
Those who watched TV "very often" were at 1.7 times higher risk of developing blood clots compared with those who watch TV "never or seldom". The people, who met recommended guidelines for physical activity and reported watching TV "very often", had 1.8 times higher risk compared to those who reported watching TV "never or seldom".
Disruptions in the eating behaviour may not necessarily be motivated by the drive for pursuit of thinness or any distortion of body image, but rather gender expectations and pressures from a culturally dominated society. Media too plays a significant role in influencing the minds of the spectators.
Diabetes is the general term used for conditions which lead to an increase in glucose levels in the blood. Though a dangerous disease with a proper diet and lifestyle change, you can control your blood sugar levels.
Men were also found to be nearly two times more likely to survive a cardiac event after bystander CPR, and they had 23 per cent increased odds of survival without it, compared to women.
The findings showed that in women with anorexia nervosa, blood levels of allo were 50 per cent lower than they were in women with normal body mass index (BMIs).
A food diary will show you whether you include all the food groups in adequate amounts, the variety of foods you consume, the amount of sugar and undesirable foods, and the frequency of intake.
The researchers also found that they could reliably identify a twin with their sibling from among a pool of unrelated individuals based on their shared gaze patterns a novel method they termed "gaze fingerprinting."
Younger patients who received a single lung transplant using organs from older versus younger donors, there was a lower five-year survival. However, with a double lung transplant, there was no significant difference in five-year survival.
According to researchers, Alzheimer's disease is a "progressive neurodegenerative disorder" that destroys memory and other important mental functions and more sleep apnoeas further enhances its risk.
A new study has claimed that people suffering from financial stress are at a 13 times higher risk of having heart attack. People in the developing countries, are experiencing a hike in the chronic diseases of lifestyle.
Eat healthy foods, exercise regularly, and if your doctor has prescribed you medication for blood pressure, be sure to take them consistently. Because any time your blood pressure is out of control, you're at higher risk of injury or death.
Fruits, vegetables, dark chocolates, walnuts, prunes, blueberries, strawberries or hazelnuts and other hot beverages like coffee and tea suffice to the high antioxidants level required for the diabetes control.
Mushrooms contain high amounts of the ergothioneine and glutathione, both important antioxidants, which help fight ageing and age-related diseases. Read on to know more.
According to research, chronic alcohol abuse killed most neural stem cells as well as reduced the production and development of new nerve cells. The brain region is the most susceptible to the effects of alcohol.
Dr Anil Bhansali, who addressed the media, said bone disorders were not only the arena of orthopaedics, but also of endocrinologists, as metabolic bone disease is the third most common endocrine disorder after diabetes and thyroid
According to study, exercises can quickly elevate a depressed mood, and the patients should create a comprehensive exercise plan and work regularly to achieve the specific goal.