FSSAI launches Heart Attack Campaign to eliminate trans fat

December 5, 2018

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on 30th NOV launched a mass media campaign “Heart Attack Rewind” with the aim to get rid of  “bad cholesterol” from the food supply by 2022, a year ahead of the global target by the World Health Organization to eliminate industrially- produced trans-fat from the global food supply by 2023. […]

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Cancer patients undergoing heart procedure at greater risk of complications

December 5, 2018

A recent study has found that patients with cancer are more at risk of complications following a heart procedure. The study, led by Keele University, has been published in the European Heart Journal. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the most common interventional treatment undertaken in patients with coronary heart disease and is a procedure in which a stent is used to […]

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Here’s why patients lie to their doctors, finds study

December 5, 2018

We are all guilty of lying to our doctors. When the doctor asks us things like, how often we exercise or what have we been eating lately, we tend to lie or stretch the truth. It’s mostly because we want to avoid being judged. According to a recent study, 60 to 80 per cent of people surveyed have not been […]

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Types of exercise older adults tend to choose, finds study

December 5, 2018

A recent study has identified the kinds of exercise that older adults choose. As part of the studies, more than 1500 participants between ages 70 and 77 were randomly assigned to one of two exercise groups or a control group. The participants in the two exercise groups undertook moderate or high-intensity training sessionstwice a week, mostly on […]

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Climate change, air pollution causing millions of premature deaths, finds study

December 5, 2018

Climate change and air pollution are causing millions of premature deaths, a recent study suggests. The result of the research shows that rising temperatures as a result of climate change are already exposing us to an unacceptably high health risk and warns, for the first time, that older people in Europe and the East Mediterranean are particularly vulnerable to […]

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Understanding modifiable risk factors in younger heart patients, finds study

December 5, 2018

Researchers at American College of Cardiology have stressed on highlighting the importance of ditching cigarettes in younger heart patients. According to the findings of their latest study, heart attacks reoccurred more frequently in younger patients with several modifiable risk factors, including smokingand high blood pressure. The study was presented at the American College of Cardiology Asia Conference 2018 in Shanghai. It […]

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Lack of sleep makes people more prone to falls, finds study

December 5, 2018

A recent study has linked disrupted sleep with reduced capability to control posture and balance. The researchers found that a single bad night sleep can decrease your chance of controlling posture, thereby increasing the risk of fall. The study, conducted at the University of Warwick, appears in the journal Scientific Reports. The research shows that fragmented and disrupted sleep leads to […]

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Can marital status alter physical activity levels, finds study

December 5, 2018

While a divorce or a new relationship brings many changes in a person’s life, a new study shows an association with reduced physical activity levels. The findings showed that men who divorced and women who found a new partner reduced their physical exercises. The total number of non-exercise steps was reduced for men who divorced, whereas, for women who found […]

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Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days, finds study

December 5, 2018

A single workout session consisting of three 20-minute treadmill runs could activate neurons that are important regulators of blood glucose levels and energy balance as well as influence metabolism for up to two days, says a study over mice. The findings showed that a single bout of exercise for mice could boost the activity of energy-burning neurons and inhibit the counterpart one for […]

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DIY aloe vera and honey hair mask for beautiful hair

December 5, 2018

When your hair undergoes several chemical treatments like rebounding, smoothening, straightening, blow dry, etc. or if it is exposed to sunlight it can definitely lead to dry hair. Your hair becomes unmanageable and more frizzy than your usual texture. You need to take proper care of your hair in order to avoid such problems. Here in this […]

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