Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new research has found that a moderate case of obstructive sleep apnoea can significantly increase a person's risk for sudden cardiac death, an often fatal condition where the heart stops beating and
Quitting smoke, limiting alcohol, eating more fruits and vegetables, and keeping your weight, blood pressure, and blood sugar in check, can lower your likelihood of stroke. Still, there are eight lesser-known ways to protect
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health has found that an abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with faster cognitive
A recent study has shown that making small changes in lifestyle could reduce risk of strokes. The finding of the study was based on an assessment using the American Heart Association's health factors: Be active, control
Liquefied Petroleum Gas-operated geysers in ill-ventilated rooms are not only causing brief loss of consciousness, but also resulting in seizures, epilepsy, cardiac arrest and early onset of Parkinson's, a new study has
In a veritable medical miracle, a 104-year-old man successfully underwent spinal surgery within weeks of recovering from a heart operation, his doctors said here Friday. ‘While the spine procedure in itself was simple, there
May 17 is World Hypertension Day.
According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), one in three people world over suffer from high blood pressure*. With India forming a significant part of this statistic, it is time we took
Stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is no longer a disease of the elderly with almost 20% strokes occurring in people under 55. Over the past decade, the average age of stroke occurrence has dropped from 71 to 69. Stroke is one
Akash Saxena, 55, was diagnosed with liver cancer and a transplant would have cost him Rs 17-18 lakh (Rs 1.7-1.8 million). It was at this point that he got to know about Interventional Radiology (IR) which saved his life.
Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman prime minister who was admired as the ‘Iron Lady’, died on Monday after suffering a stroke. She was 87. The Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990 had been keeping away from
Hypertension and gum disease are two sides of the same coin. Improper nutritional habits, lack of physical activity, stress, smoking, age, obesity, lipid disorders and diabetes mellitus are commonly accepted as the risk factors
In recent times, hypertension or high blood pressure has become one of the major causes of concern for countries across the world. In India, the condition is equally bad with one in three Indians suffering from hypertension and
A total of 17,019,476 people have been screened for diabetes and hypertension under a scheme launched by the government in 100 districts of the country.Out of the total number of people screened under the National Programme for
Shruti Jain was a busy working mother juggling children, work and household chores with aplomb, until she suddenly collapsed in office one day. Diagnosed with a stroke, she had to undergo a six-month recuperation and paid a