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Obesity linked with risk of multiple diseases, says study

Previous research has suggested that high BMI is associated with increased risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, but due to the difficulty of conducting clinical trials related to obesity, it has been hard to prove causation.

Diabetes can increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, say experts

Experts recommend regular check-ups, lifestyle modification which includes regular exercise, at least 30 minutes brisk walk five days a week, nutritious diet, quitting smoking and alcohol to keep diabetes at bay.


Unsalted tomato juice may help cut heart disease risk

At the end of the study, blood pressure in 94 participants with untreated prehypertension or hypertension dropped significantly, according to the researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan.

Unhealthy food at work may up risk of lifestyle ailments, finds study

The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and obese.

Eating walnuts daily may lower blood pressure in people at risk of developing cardiovascular disease: Study

The research, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants' diets with walnuts.

Work stress and impaired sleep can trigger risk of cardiovascular death: Study

Compared to those with no work stress and good sleep, people with both risk factors have a three times greater likelihood of death from cardiovascular disease.


Want to quit smoking? Do it in pairs, says study

European Society of Cardiology (ESC) prevention guidelines advise against tobacco in any form, and people who stop smoking generally halve their risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers said.

Eating walnuts may help ward of several diseases: experts

According to a study, Indians need to include walnuts in their everyday diet as it may help prevent various diseases like cardiovascular disorders, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Read on to know more.

Eat barley to keep your heart healthy

Barley is comparably effective as oats in reducing overall risk of cardiovascular disease.

Eating fish can boost good cholesterol levels

Intake of fatty fish with High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases.