Researchers discover new cause of high blood pressure

London: Researchers have discovered a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. These findings are very likely to change clinical practice In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone More...

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By Agencies On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Soft drinks bad for your memory, diet soda may be even worse

New York: If you thought switching to diet soda can help you avoid the ill effects associated with sugary soft drinks, think again! Researchers have found that while drinking sugary beverages frequently may lead More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Poor sleep may make it harder to see positive side

New York: Researchers have found that poor sleep may affect a specific region of the brain known to be involved in regulating negative emotional responses, especially in those suffering from depression and anxiety, More...

By IANS On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Olive oil can decrease cardio vascular diseases

New Delhi: As heart attacks continue to kill one person in every 33 seconds in India, health experts on Friday said that olive oil can help in decreasing cardio vascular diseases. It has been proven that olive oil More...

By Agencies On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Fruits and vegetables may help lower BP

New York: Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even drinking coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, new research suggests. When dietary More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Higher dose of Vitamin C may cut duration of cold

London: Suffering from common cold? Take larger doses of Vitamin C, which may significantly help in reducing the duration of the viral infection, a study shows. Self-dosing of Vitamin C must be started as soon as More...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Eating peanuts may prevent heart attack

New York: Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, an international team of researchers has found. If you eat peanuts with your meal, this can More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Ten minutes of vigorous exercise boosts kids’ heart health

New York: Encouraging your children to engage in as little as 10 minutes a day in high-intensity physical activity could help them reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Your high BP might just be a case of misdiagnosis

Toronto: Nearly 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension do not actually have a problem, but they are often misdiagnosed as a result of doctors using manual devices to measure blood pressure, a More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Eating broccoli may lower prostate cancer risk

New York: An increased consumption of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, that are high in sulforaphane may lower the risk of developing prostate cancer, a study has claimed. The study showed that treatment More...