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 study has showed. Clinicians should use automatic devices “About 20 per cent of people receiving treatment for hypertension don’t More...

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By Agencies On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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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...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Fruits, veggies may cut psychological stress risk in women

Sydney: If you are a woman and want to cut out on stress, add 5-7 servings of fruit and vegetables daily to your plate, a new study has showed. We found that fruits and vegetables were more protective for women More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Watching TV for over 3 hours may up kids’ diabetes risk

London: If your kid is spending three or more hours daily in front of TV, using computers, games consoles, tablets and smartphones, he or she may be at risk of developing diabetes, a study has showed. Our findings More...

By Agencies On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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High-intensity aerobic training may help reverse ageing

New York: High-intensity aerobic exercise may be the best type of training for people over 65, as it can reverse some cellular aspects of ageing, an Indian-origin researcher has found. Decline in mitochondrial content More...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Eating yogurt may help ease symptoms of depression

New York: Eating yogurt rich in lactobacillus — a probiotic bacteria — may help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, a finding that could lead to new strategies for treating psychiatric conditions, More...

By Agencies On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Low salt intake may up heart failure risk

Toronto: Health guidelines on salt intake recommend consumption levels that are too low and this may increase the risk of a fatal heart attack, researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have warned. Reducing salt More...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Dairy foods, vitamin D supplements may prevent bone loss

New York: Older adults who take Vitamin D supplements along with specific dairy foods such as milk, yogurt and cheese may have higher bone mineral density in their spine as well as guard them against bone loss in More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Tune in to happy songs to recall positive memories

Toronto: If you listen to happy or peaceful music, you recall positive memories, whereas if you listen to emotionally scary or sad music, negative memories from your past may spring to mind, says a study. The researchers More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Lack of exercise linked to hard-to-treat heart failures

New York: A sedentary lifestyle can take a huge toll on your heart. Researchers have found that lack of exercise and excessive weight are strongly associated with a type of heart failure that is very hard to treat. Ejection More...