28 Apr 2012
People residing in city centers are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those who live in less polluted urban or rural areas, according to a study.
04 Feb 2016
Berlin: Tall people have a lower risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, but a higher risk of cancer in comparison to short people, a new study has claimed.
16 Aug 2016
New York: Living a sedentary life can be a potentially independent risk factor for heart disease and stroke, warns a study, suggesting to "sit less and move more".
07 Feb 2014
Washington: Women may face a higher risk of stroke than men due to a range of factors, including high blood pressure disorders in pregnancy and other hormonal influences, US scientists have warned for the first time.
11 Jul 2014
Washington: Feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke in middle-aged and older adults, according to a study.
05 Aug 2016
London: People with sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are more likely to have a stroke or recovery problems after having one than those who get sound sleep, says a study.
19 Jul 2016
Toronto: Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical condition globally, irrespective of age and sex, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
30 Jan 2015
London: More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.
01 Jun 2016
London: Football fans, relax! Being excited for your favourite team is not likely to increase the risk of stroke, scientists have found, contradicting earlier research that suggests stress during crucial matches can trigger heart attacks or strokes.
07 Apr 2016
London: A fruit a day can keep heart diseases at bay, a new study has found, adding that people who eat fresh fruit regularly are less prone to a heart attack or stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit.