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.
22 Apr 2016
New Delhi: World's biggest religious gathering, the Kumbh Mela began this morning in Ujjain as Sun entered Aries and Jupiter entered Aquarius, releasing cosmic energies which are known for their healing capacities and the gift of immortality.
03 May 2012
The social pain of loneliness produces changes in the body that mimic the aging process and increase the risk of heart disease, a new study has found. As people get older, their cardiovascular functions diminish - but loneliness appears to accelerate the process, explained researchers at Cornell.
30 Apr 2012
Worrying about money can increase risks of several significant health problems - such as heart attack, ulcers, migraines, back pain etc. - a new study has suggested.
05 Apr 2016
Seoul: In older people, higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but not of stroke and fracture, a new study has found.
17 Jun 2015
London: If your are worried about the health of your heart, here's a sweet solution. Researchers have found that eating up to 100 grams of chocolate every day is linked to lower heart disease and stroke risk.
01 Jan 2016
Johannesburg: Looking to dissect South Africa's dismal performance in the Test series in India, former coach Mickey Arthur yesterday said the Proteas batsmen lost their self confidence on difficult Indian tracks during their 0-3 loss.
21 May 2015
Washington: Hypertension or high blood pressure has been found to be the most common cardiovascular risk factor in a study of outpatient care in India.Of the 68,196 patients from 10 cardiology outpatient departments included in the US-led study, hypertension was present in nearly 30 percent patients followed by other risk factors including diabetes, current tobacco use and high cholesterol.
27 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday said 'getting attention' could be one of the intentions behind the ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Parrikar said the recent ceasefire violations by the neighbouring country were taking place on the International Border (IB) which is manned by the Border Security Force.
30 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Public toilets are probably the most uninspiring places in the world. We just wish to spend as little time as possible in one. But, have you ever wondered why don’t the stall doors of public toilets go all way down?