mental health, anxiety, depression, unhealthy lifestyle, heart disease, Indian Express, Indian Express news
June 18, 2018 1:12:32 am

When it feels like your world is collapsing. No one can ever really know what’s going on in anyone’s head, yet, it is deeply unsettling that somebody can be going about their day as usual but secretly be plotting their final hour.

Red meat drawbacks, red meat disadvantages, red meat and heart conditions, harmful fats for heart, saturated fats and heart diseases, red meat and clogged arteries, clogged arteries, heart failure, heart attack, red meat downsides, red meat cons, indian express, indian express news
June 17, 2018 4:42:11 pm

It has long been established that saturated fats found in red meat is one major cause of heart arteries block. Tick bites could trigger the allergic reaction to red meat and spread the sensitivity to the allergen among people.

Obesity disadvantages, smoking disadvantages, rheumatoid arthritis, smoking cessation, weight loss in women, arthritis, smoking and joint problems, obesity and joint problems, indian express, indian express news
June 17, 2018 4:39:04 pm

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs. Obesity in women and smoking among men could be a major factor.

sleep and heart health, wrong sleep paterns, obesity and sleep, sleep and heart condition, adolscents sleep pattern, quantity and quality of sleep, right amount of sleep, low sleep duration, indian express, indian express news
June 18, 2018 11:09:02 am

In adolescents, both quantity and quality of sleep had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and fat deposition. Longer sleep duration were associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk.

cardiovascular damage, vascular damage, heart and air travel, airplane and heart conditions, flight and breathing problems, heart attack in flight, In-flight heart attack, disadvantages of air travel, indian express, indian express news
June 17, 2018 5:26:40 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.

Unhealthy food, junk food, food cravings, unhealthy snacks, unhealthy foods relative, current health goals, indian express
June 16, 2018 4:59:30 pm

Holistic thinkers were more likely than analytical thinkers to crave and want to buy the unhealthy foods shown in the context of a restaurant.

depression, anxiety, anxiety disorder, smartphone, social network, depression risk, depression symptoms, depression treatments, indian express, indian express news
June 16, 2018 4:58:46 pm

"Unfortunately, in this study, we can't say with certainty that stress causes these effects. However, based on animal studies, we can hypothesise that these mechanisms are indeed causal," Tyborowska said.

bone density, bone mass, binge drinking, young girls, health issues, bone health, Vitamin D, calcium, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 16, 2018 4:25:30 pm

A new study states that young girls who binge drink may not develop their peak bone mass which increases the chances of fractures in later life. They may also develop osteoporosis wherein the bones become terribly weak and brittle.

sleep problems, negative consequences, spiritual salvation, religious invovlement, sleep quality, stress, chronic conditions, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 15, 2018 4:31:56 pm

According to a research religious involvement helps to reduce stress levels and help an individual sleep better at night. Spiritual endeavors help give greater assurance and have fewer negative sleep consequences.

Parkinson's, disease, type two diabetes, medical procedures, young adults, sprains, hip replacements, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 15, 2018 1:42:01 pm

A new study states that young adults with Type-Two diabetes are at a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life. These individuals have a 31 percent greater risk of getting diagnosed with the illness.

plastic surgery, beauty enhancement, liposuction, weight reduction, tummy tuck, body image, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 15, 2018 1:14:07 pm

A recent study has found out it's not only women who go under the knife for enhancements but men also. There has been a considerable increase in procedures for men such as liposuction, tummy tucks and breast reduction.

stillborn, pregnancy, antifungal drugs, animal data, abortion, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 15, 2018 12:45:12 pm

A new study has recently found that oral consumption of antifungal drugs during pregnancy does not increase the chance of a stillborn. This negates an earlier study which stated these drugs could cause an abortion and also lead to a stillbirth.

Maharashtra: In last 4.5 years, over 3,000 suicide attempts in state
June 15, 2018 7:31:14 am

In the last four-and-a-half years, from 2014 till date, 3,367 persons have attempted suicide in Maharashtra, according to Emergency Medical Services. Worryingly, the highest number of cases were from Pune -254 — followed by Mumbai — 247.

Haffkine to conduct trial for faster, cheaper TB diagnosis
June 15, 2018 2:32:44 am

Currently, tuberculosis detection largely relies on GeneXpert machines under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP), which may take half-a-day to produce results.

diabetes, obesity, anti psychotic drugs, weight gain, drugs Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 14, 2018 5:06:02 pm

According to a recent study prescription of anti psychotic drugs to adolescents and young children can increase their risk of developing diabetes and obesity. There has to diligent monitoring of body weight while prescribing these.

diabetes, smoking, dementia, heart diseases, cancer, brain tests, heart health, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 14, 2018 2:50:13 pm

A recent study has found that smoking not only increases the risk of cancer or heart diseases but also can possibly cause dementia. Apart from this, even diabetes can also increase the risk of dementia.

Mother's depression, mental health, post partum depression, maternal health, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 14, 2018 2:49:53 pm

An ebook on maternal mental health has been released in an attempt to spread awareness about the same amongst new parents and medical professionals. Issues concerning mental health such as those post delivery are usually ignored hence this effort.

breast milk, feeding, food allergies, motherhood, sugar molecules, fat, Indian Express, Indian Express News
June 14, 2018 11:29:14 am

In a study published in Allergy it has been found that complex sugars in mother's milk may prevent food allergies for the off-spring in the future. This benefit usually cant be found in infant formula milk.

Maharashtra: New treatment strategy to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
June 14, 2018 6:13:00 am

According to state health officials, in 2017, Maharashtra had recorded 40,204 cases of lymphoedema and 24,951 cases of hydrocele among LF-infected patients, who suffer from chronic disability associated with the disease.

Hypertension, dementia, heart health, Institute of Health and Medical Research, systolic blood pressure, high blood pressure, high bp, Cholesterol problems, indian express, indian express news
June 13, 2018 5:57:12 pm

A high blood pressure level but still below the usual threshold for treating hypertension can put 50-year-olds at increased risk of developing dementia later. Normal blood pressure is below 120/80 mmHg.