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cardiovascular diseases


Importance of having a heart care insurance policy

October 16, 2020 6:17 pm

Today, one in four deaths in India is because of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) with ischemic heart disease and stroke responsible for more than 80 per cent of this burden.

Coronavirus and the elderly: All you need to know

May 25, 2020 1:42 pm

People with reduced or compromised immunity, such as the elderly, are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

Plant-based diet may help lower heart disease risk: Study

February 04, 2020 10:46 am

The study, published in the journal Lancet EClinical Medicine, examined the diets and blood biomarkers of more than 11,000 participants from a national study in the US.

Diet-related diseases lead to 60 per cent premature deaths in India, says research

January 25, 2020 11:36 am

Over the next 30 years, the proportion of adults in India is set to increase from eight per cent to 19 per cent, leading to increased preventable disease coupled with increase in food demand.

Fear of new foods may up heart disease, diabetes risk

June 20, 2019 10:00 am

Traits similar to food neophobia, including picky and fussy eating, also occur in different age groups in the population. These eating behaviours may also have a significant impact on dietary quality and subsequently health.

Weight loss may help cut heart attack, stroke risk in diabetics: Cambridge study

May 28, 2019 9:29 am

The study found that proper weight management combined with routine care may significantly reduce the risk of developing Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) such as heart attack and strokes.

Depression linked to increased risk of irregular heartbeat: Study

November 21, 2018 12:40 pm

The study has found that patients taking anti-depressants, used as an indicator of depression, had a 3.18-fold higher risk of atrial fibrillation which causes 20 to 30 percent of all strokes.

Deep forehead wrinkles may signal heart disease risk

August 26, 2018 3:38 pm

Risk of heart disease increases as people age, but lifestyle and medical interventions can mitigate the danger. The challenge is in identifying high-risk patients early enough to make a difference.

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

June 17, 2018 5:26 pm

An enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases.

Matters of the heart

June 11, 2018 12:49 am

New study on stents highlights need for adherence to clinical protocols, caution in decision-making.