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Living close to nature has health benefits, study shows

Exposure to green space reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure. If you were...

Screening data shows 8.4% incidence of diabetes, 10% of hypertension

This is the first time data from the screening of more than 35 crore people has been published Data from the largest screening programme in...

High blood pressure increases dementia risk

Research shows people who are hypertensive have a higher risk of dementiaHigh blood pressure may accelerate the rate of memory loss. A new study in...

Poly pills works better for people with high blood pressure

Study finds better treatment outcomes in hypertensives with combination pill People who are prescribed a combination pill to manage their high blood pressure are more...

Hypertension causes half of all stroke deaths in India

High blood pressure is the primary culprit behind stroke and coronary artery disease in IndiaIndia is grappling with a huge hypertension burden, a large...

1 in 8 Indians over 30 years has high blood pressure

One in every eight people in India above 30 years of age has high blood pressure, according to Union health ministry Every eighth Indian above...

Vitamin B reduces stroke chances in hypertensives

Vitamin B supplementation in hypertensive individuals with low platelet count reduces risk of first stroke by 73% The humble vitamin B could be a wonder...

High BP, diabetes in family risk for childhood obesity

Obesity, hypertension and diabetes could affect both early onset and severity of childhood obesity A family history of metabolic diseases could be a risk factor...

Elevated blood pressure even before conception could lead to loss of...

New study recommends lifestyle changes to keep blood pressure under check Elevated blood pressure before conception may increase the chances for pregnancy loss, according to...

Systolic bp regularly over 120-125mm Hg could signal impending hypertension

New study in JAMA Cardiology argues blood pressure is meant to remain stable with age Traditional medical wisdom on hypertension has always been that incremental...

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