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Five yoga poses that can lower your risk of having a stroke

September 28, 2021 5:24 pm

These asanas can be done to improve overall health and reduce the risk of stroke, provided you try to hold each pose for 30 seconds

What causes frequent dizziness?

September 13, 2021 2:00 pm

If it is a serious cause of vertigo, signs will include severe headache, persistent vomiting and imbalance, double vision, vision problems, sudden hearing loss, or early signs of brain stroke

Stroke management: Expert suggests alternative therapies

September 11, 2021 10:01 am

While these treatments are not meant to replace traditional, modern medical treatment protocols in stroke management, they have the potential to help achieve faster recovery and better prevention through their natural approaches, says Dr G Prakash

As hypertension doubles globally over 30 years, experts stress on monitoring salt intake, stress, weight

August 31, 2021 12:17 pm

According to a Lancet study, hypertension is defined as having "systolic blood pressure 140 mm Hg or greater, diastolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg or greater, or taking medication for hypertension"

Flu shot may protect against severe effects of Covid-19: Study

August 05, 2021 3:06 pm

The study, published in the journal PLoS One on August 3, analysed patient records from a number of countries, including the US, the UK, Germany, Italy, Israel and Singapore.

Increased risk of heart attack, stroke in the first two weeks following COVID-19: Lancet study

August 03, 2021 6:15 pm

The findings further highlight the need for vaccination, say authors.

Youngsters and stroke: All you need to know

June 15, 2021 7:04 pm

Stroke is commonly seen in post-covid patients. Try to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, social distancing, and hand sanitising from time to time. Get vaccinated as early as possible to get that much-needed protection against Covid, said Dr Vishwanathan Iyer, Neurosurgeon, Kohinoor Hospital

Long working hours are a killer, WHO study shows

May 18, 2021 11:42 am

"The pandemic is accelerating developments that could feed the trend towards increased working time," the WHO said, estimating that at least 9 per cent of people work long hours

Moyamoya disease: Symptoms, risk factors, treatment of the rare blood vessel disorder

May 13, 2021 1:19 pm

Asian inheritance, family history; if someone in family has, there are 30/40 times higher risk of developing in comparison to the general population, females, and children less than 15 years are more commonly affected, Dr Sahil Kohli, consultant, neurology, Narayana Hospital, Gurugram told

Swedish designer's new suit aims to improve mobility in Parkinson's, stroke and celebral palsy patients

April 26, 2021 10:57 am

The single-piece suit is equipped with 58 imbedded electrodes, which are adjusted to the user’s individual needs