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Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater cardiovascular disease risk: Study | fitness

Sleep apnoea patients with excess daytime sleepiness at greater cardiovascular disease risk: Study | fitness

Adults with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), who experience excessive sleepiness while awake are at greater risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) than those who do not experience such symptoms, says a new study. Sleep apnoea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Adults with moderate ...

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This novel method can predict fatal heart disease | fitness

This novel method can predict fatal heart disease | fitness

A novel method called stress cardiac MRI can not only diagnose heart disease, but can also predict which cases are potentially fatal, suggests a new research. The study showed that predicting mortality is a key requirement for the technology to be more widely used. In addition, results suggest cardiac magnetic ...

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World Cancer Day: How Tahira Kashyap uses Nichiren Buddhism to fight the disease | fitness

World Cancer Day: How Tahira Kashyap uses Nichiren Buddhism to fight the disease | fitness

Tahira Kashyap’s brave fight against breast cancer is an inspiration for many. The author and soon-to-be director, who is the wife of Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, says cancer breaks you and scares you but she took it head on. “I practice Nichren Buddhism. It has taught me that you have ...

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An egg a day might reduce risk of heart disease | fitness

An egg a day might reduce risk of heart disease | fitness

A new study conducted in China finds that eating an egg a day may lower risk of cardiovascular disease. The study found that daily egg eaters had an 18% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, reported CNN. The research was published Monday in the journal Heart. Earlier doctors would ...

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Women who eat meat less prone to disease: study

A total of 144 women were suffering from PCOS and 320 were healthy. They were divided on the bases of their dietary preferences — vegetarianism and non-vegetarianism. The findings have left researchers bewildered. (Representational Image) A joint study by doctors at AIIMS, Delhi, and Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) ...

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Study finds stroke drug could prevent Alzheimer’s disease | fitness

Study finds stroke drug could prevent Alzheimer’s disease | fitness

Researchers have found that a drug which could treat stroke victims may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The University of Southern California findings have been published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, reducing the ...

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Personal income may increase risk of heart disease and death: Study

The personal income of a person is expected to affect their heart’s health. (Source: Thinkstock Image) While, having an unstable income can easily turn into a stressor, falling into the volatility of personal income could translate into the risk of having serious heart disease or even cause death, according to ...

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Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease: Study

Should you sleep for more than eight hours? (Source: File Photo) Older people who get less deep sleep have higher levels of the brain protein tau, a sign of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study. Slow-wave sleep is the deep sleep people need to consolidate memories and ...

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HealthWise: New outbreaks need better disease surveillance | health

Disease outbreaks in India occur with seasonal regularity, with each region having its own particular malaise. The monsoons, for example, bring dengue to Delhi, leptospirosis to Mumbai, chikungunya to Karnataka, encephalitis to eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and malaria to Chattisggarh, Jharkhand and Odisha. In 2018, two new potentially fatal ...

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Inflammatory bowel disease ups prostate cancer risk: Study | health

Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are four to five times at higher risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to researchers including one of Indian-origin. IBD is inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract and is a common chronic condition that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative ...

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