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Hormone that helps breastfeed also protects against diabetes

Higher levels of prolactin hormone in women were associated with a lower risk of diabetes High levels of the hormone prolactin (within physiological range) have...

Obesity is not just poor choices, it’s about public policy: Lancet

New article by public health experts calls for multisectoral approach on obesity Is obesity a matter of individual responsibility or a matter of faulty public...

Exercise. It’s the easiest way to good health, strong heart

New review paper says exercise is important to prevent and control heart diseases Are there days when you wonder if exercising is really essential? Here's...

Regular bedtime prevents obesity, hypertension & diabetes

Not just kids, even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime Adequate sleep has been proven to keep the body healthy and the mind...

Now, an app to measure blood pressure, without arm band

Researchers have developed an i-phone app that can measure blood pressure using sensors already present in the phone What if your phone could measure your...

Toxic chemicals like copper, lead, arsenic harm the heart

New research shows toxic metal contaminants in food and water affects cardiovascular health Even low doses of toxic chemicals in the environment pose a significant...

Elevated LDL cholesterol increases CVD risk in young people

Young and healthy people are at risk of dying early of cardiovascular disease (CVD) if they have elevated LDL cholesterol Young, healthy people may still...

Arterial stiffness as a measure of heart health in children

Finnish researchers devise non-invasive test for blood vessel stiffness Arterial stiffness is one of the early signs of heart disease, and arterial stiffening has been...

Heart disease risk ranges from 13.2% in Jharkhand to 19.5% in...

This is the first population level largescale study on cardiovascular disease risk in IndiansThe first large scale population based study of cardiovascular disease burden...

Popping painkillers for arthritis can up heart risk

Study shows association of cardiovascular disease risk with osteoarthritis may be because of random painkiller useRampant use of painkillers by people suffering from osteoarthritis...

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