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Diabetes: Very few people  meet health targets to reduce heart disease risk

Less than one in five adults with Type 2 diabetes in the US meet health targets to reduce heart disease risk, a new study has found.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, affecting more than 34 million people in the US,(Pixabay)
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, affecting more than 34 million people in the US,(Pixabay)
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 09:42 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes meet optimal health targets: Study

  • Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, affecting more than 34 million people in the US, representing nearly 11 per cent of the US population, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report.
A new study has found that fewer than one in five adults with Type 2 diabetes in the US are meeting health targets to reduce heart disease risk.(Unsplash)
A new study has found that fewer than one in five adults with Type 2 diabetes in the US are meeting health targets to reduce heart disease risk.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 11, 2022 09:04 PM IST
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Heart surgery patients may not need opioid for pain after getting discharged

  • Conversely, patients with a history of depression, those who were treated with opioids on the day prior to discharge, or patients whose race was non-black and non-white were more likely to receive an opioid prescription at discharge.
According to a recent study, many patients who undergo heart surgery won't have to take opioids as a pain medication after they get discharged from the hospital.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, many patients who undergo heart surgery won't have to take opioids as a pain medication after they get discharged from the hospital.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 10, 2022 09:03 PM IST
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Heart health tips for women: 10 fitness changes to make in sedentary lifestyle

50% of women in India reportedly live with an abnormal cholesterol level. With heart disease getting younger, a cardiac surgeon stresses that women of all ages should take it seriously and reveals 10 ways for ladies to monitor heart health and stay healthy
Heart health tips for women: 10 fitness changes to make in sedentary lifestyle (Photo by Melissa Askew on Unsplash)
Heart health tips for women: 10 fitness changes to make in sedentary lifestyle (Photo by Melissa Askew on Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 10, 2022 05:15 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Cardiovascular risks may be worse for women in middle age: Study

A new research has found that the negative impact of most cardiovascular diseases on thinking and memory skills may be stronger for women than men.
Researchers found that most cardiovascular conditions were more strongly associated with cognitive function among women.(Pixabay)
Researchers found that most cardiovascular conditions were more strongly associated with cognitive function among women.(Pixabay)
Published on Jan 08, 2022 01:54 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

‘Extreme exercise can be dangerous for your heart’

A study done on marathon runners found that after finishing running events, athletes' blood samples contained biomarkers associated with heart damage. When the heart endures extreme physical stress repeatedly, the temporary damage may lead to remodelling of the heart. 
For an average individual, a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity per week is recommended.(Representational photo / Shutterstock)
For an average individual, a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity per week is recommended.(Representational photo / Shutterstock)
Published on Dec 15, 2021 06:43 PM IST
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Cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol linked to plastics: Study

A new study has found that phthalate -- a chemical used to make plastics more durable -- has led to increased plasma cholesterol levels.
DCHP, a widely used phthalate plasticizer, has recently been proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency as a high-priority substance for risk evaluation. (Shutterstock)
DCHP, a widely used phthalate plasticizer, has recently been proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency as a high-priority substance for risk evaluation. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 02, 2021 09:53 AM IST
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Winter can increase risk of heart attack. Tips to take care of your heart

  • Winter season may spell trouble for people with heart disease as several studies suggest increase in cardiovascular events like heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia during winter.
Indians are genetically three times more likely to get CAD and heart attacks at a younger age compared to white Americans (Shutterstock)
Indians are genetically three times more likely to get CAD and heart attacks at a younger age compared to white Americans (Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 16, 2021 05:27 PM IST
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World Diabetes Day: How to prevent, manage type 2 diabetes to protect your heart

World Diabetes Day 2021: Heart is the most important organ to be damaged by diabetes hence, heart disease is the cause of death in more than half of all deaths in diabetic people. Know from an expert on how to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes to protect your heart
World Diabetes Day: How to prevent, manage type 2 diabetes to protect your heart(Twitter/AHealthyBod)
World Diabetes Day: How to prevent, manage type 2 diabetes to protect your heart(Twitter/AHealthyBod)
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 03:08 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly

According to a new study an anti-inflammatory drug previously tested in a wider population of people with cardiovascular disease may have potential if used only in those with clonal hematopoiesis.
New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly(Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash)
New study reveals anti-inflammatory therapies prevent heart disease in elderly(Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 19, 2021 07:12 PM IST
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Poor air quality may affect recovered Covid-19 patients: Experts

Considering the drop in temperature that deteriorates air quality, doctors in Pune city have issued a word of caution for people suffering from lung ailments, especially those who have recovered from Covid-19.
According to medical experts, deterioration of air quality can also cause complications in patients infected by coronavirus.(Unsplash)
According to medical experts, deterioration of air quality can also cause complications in patients infected by coronavirus.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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Pune | ByPress Trust of India

Study reveals, blood vessels that fuel cancer can be controlled by enzyme discovery

A new study has revealed that with the help of an enzyme that limits blood vessel growth, it may be possible to develop new or better treatments for multiple health conditions.
The study published in the journal PLOS Biology pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumors and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
The study published in the journal PLOS Biology pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumors and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 08:22 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Diabetes + Obesity = Diabesity: The Enemy Within You

Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health. The imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure results in an oscillating weighing scale. It has become another epidemic in the country which needs attention.
Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health.(Unsplash)
Obesity causes malfunction of entire human body and brings a battalion of ailments, which are most detrimental to our health.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 05:54 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

Enzyme discovery can help rein in blood vessels that fuel cancer

A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.
A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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Washington | ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

Recipe: Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup in 30 minutes this Christmas, benefits inside

A rich silky mushroom broth underlying with chunks of chicken is chock-full of umami goodness and as your mouth waters, we bring you the super easy recipe of creamy chicken mushroom soup to try the droolworthy dish at home this Christmas. Read on
Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup on Xmas, benefits inside(Instagram/aspicyperspective)
Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup on Xmas, benefits inside(Instagram/aspicyperspective)
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 01:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Covid-19: Heart disease avoidable deaths caused due to rare hospital visit

A new study has found out that during the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, lower rates of hospital attendance for urgent heart problems may have contributed towards avoidable deaths in England.
A new study has found out that during the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, lower rates of hospital attendance for urgent heart problems may have contributed towards avoidable deaths in England.(Unsplash)
A new study has found out that during the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, lower rates of hospital attendance for urgent heart problems may have contributed towards avoidable deaths in England.(Unsplash)
Published on Dec 21, 2020 11:30 AM IST
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London | ByAsian News International

Patients with non-cardiac chest pain are reassured with brief education: Study

A new study shows that explaining the test results convinces patients and reduces the likelihood of future chest pain.
The research is presented at EACVI - Best of Imaging 2020, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology.(Pixabay)
The research is presented at EACVI - Best of Imaging 2020, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 08:52 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

WHO: Heart disease now killing more people than ever before

The heart disease has remained the leading cause of death at global level for the last 20 years, is now killing more people than ever before.
The WHO said diabetes and dementia are also among the world’s top 10 causes of death.(Unsplash)
The WHO said diabetes and dementia are also among the world’s top 10 causes of death.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 09:40 PM IST
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Washinton DC | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale

Study reveals LGB adults may be less likely to take statins to prevent heart disease

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults who may benefit from cholesterol-lowering medicine to prevent cardiovascular disease are less likely than non-LGB adults to take them, according to new research.
The research was published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access journal of the American Heart Association.(Unsplash)
The research was published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access journal of the American Heart Association.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 07:16 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Glucosamine may reduce overall death rates as effectively as regular exercise

Glucosamine supplements may reduce overall mortality about as well as regular exercise does, according to a new epidemiological study from West Virginia University.
Researchers found that taking glucosamine/chondroitin every day for a year or longer was associated with a 39 per cent reduction in all-cause mortality.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that taking glucosamine/chondroitin every day for a year or longer was associated with a 39 per cent reduction in all-cause mortality.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 04:05 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Zokinvy: First drug for progeria, a rare rapid-aging disease, extends kids’ lives

Kids with the genetic disorder progeria typically die in their early teens, usually from heart disease. But in testing, children taking the drug Zokinvy lived 2 1/2 years longer on average.
Representational Image(ProgeriaResearch.org)
Representational Image(ProgeriaResearch.org)
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 10:44 AM IST
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Washington DC | ByAssociated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

3 things you’re probably doing that can make you obese

Here are some common lifestyle habits that can cause obesity which increases the risk of chronic health issues like heart diseases and diabetes.
Are you guilty of any of these?(Shutterstock)
Are you guilty of any of these?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 09:42 AM IST
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HealthShots | ByGrace Bain

E-cigarette users may have increased susceptibility to Covid-19

In a controlled study of smokers, nonsmokers, and e-cigarette users, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that e-cigarette users exhibited significantly altered immune responses to a model of influenza virus infection.
The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.(Unsplash)
The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Diwali pollution levels lowest in Chandigarh since 2017

Except for Sector 39, other stations monitoring AQI recorded a dip, with Sector 17 registering 227 (poor). Although this was lower as compared to 247 in 2019, it was still higher than levels recorded in 2018 and 2017
Rain hit the tricity on Sunday evening, bringing down pollution levels considerably.(Gurminder Singh/HT photo)
Rain hit the tricity on Sunday evening, bringing down pollution levels considerably.(Gurminder Singh/HT photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 11:45 PM IST
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Study reveals walnuts helpful in cardiovascular disease

Studies from a randomised controlled trial reveals the capability of walnuts from preventing major risk factors for heart disease, claims,’ people who regularly consume walnuts may have a lower risk of heart disease’.
More than 600 healthy older adults consumed 30 to 60 grams of walnuts per day as part of their typical diet or followed their standard diet for two years.(Unsplash)
More than 600 healthy older adults consumed 30 to 60 grams of walnuts per day as part of their typical diet or followed their standard diet for two years.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 07:50 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Big study supports cheap combo pill to lower heart risks

A daily pill combining four cholesterol and blood pressure medicines taken with low-dose aspirin cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart-related deaths by nearly one third in a large international study that’s expected to lead to wider use of this “polypill” approach.
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Representational image(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 14, 2020 12:34 PM IST
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Washington DC | ByAssociated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Walnuts may have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce risk of heart disease: Study

Findings from a randomized controlled trial indicate that people in their 60s and 70s who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts.
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Representational image(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 02:25 PM IST
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Washington DC | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

As Delhi’s air turns severe, uptick in patients with breathing ailments

Doctors also warn that exposure to such high levels of pollution can lead to infections and allergic ailments even in healthy individuals.
A man prays on the banks of the polluted Yamuna river amidst heavy smog in the morning in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
A man prays on the banks of the polluted Yamuna river amidst heavy smog in the morning in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 05:56 AM IST
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Scientists develop electronic patch to monitor, treat heart disease

Researchers have developed a patch made from rubbery electronics that can be placed directly on the heart to collect information on its activity, temperature, and other indicators.
“For people who have heart arrhythmia or a heart attack, you need to quickly identify the problem. This device can do that,” said Cunjiang Yu, a co-author of the study from UH.(Pixabay)
“For people who have heart arrhythmia or a heart attack, you need to quickly identify the problem. This device can do that,” said Cunjiang Yu, a co-author of the study from UH.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 07:59 PM IST
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Houston | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Abnormal blood pressure levels while sleeping increase risk of heart disease, stroke: Study

People who experience high blood pressure while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure, even when their daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, according to new research.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 12:23 PM IST
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Washington DC | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
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