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According to medical experts, deterioration of air quality can also cause complications in patients infected by coronavirus.(Unsplash)

Poor air quality may affect recovered Covid-19 patients: Experts

By Press Trust of India | Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 08:22 PM IST
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.
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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)

Diabetes + Obesity = Diabesity: The Enemy Within You

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:54 PM IST
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.
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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)

Enzyme discovery can help rein in blood vessels that fuel cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 01:52 PM IST
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
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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)

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

By Asian News International | London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 11:30 AM IST
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.
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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)

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

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 08:52 PM IST
A new study shows that explaining the test results convinces patients and reduces the likelihood of future chest pain.
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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)

WHO: Heart disease now killing more people than ever before

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washinton DC
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:40 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 07:16 PM IST
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.
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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)

Glucosamine may reduce overall death rates as effectively as regular exercise

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Glucosamine supplements may reduce overall mortality about as well as regular exercise does, according to a new epidemiological study from West Virginia University.
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Representational Image(ProgeriaResearch.org)

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

By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 10:44 AM IST
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.
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Are you guilty of any of these?(Shutterstock)
Are you guilty of any of these?(Shutterstock)

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

By Grace Bain | HealthShots
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 09:42 AM IST
Here are some common lifestyle habits that can cause obesity which increases the risk of chronic health issues like heart diseases and diabetes.
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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)

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

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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.
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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)

Diwali pollution levels lowest in Chandigarh since 2017

By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 11:45 PM IST
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
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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)

Study reveals walnuts helpful in cardiovascular disease

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 07:50 PM IST
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’.
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Big study supports cheap combo pill to lower heart risks

By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 12:34 PM IST
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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Walnuts may have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce risk of heart disease: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 02:25 PM IST
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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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)

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

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 05:56 AM IST
Doctors also warn that exposure to such high levels of pollution can lead to infections and allergic ailments even in healthy individuals.
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“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)

Scientists develop electronic patch to monitor, treat heart disease

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Houston
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 07:59 PM IST
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.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

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

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 12:23 PM IST
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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The research was published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.(Pixabay)
The research was published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.(Pixabay)

Study reveals abnormal blood pressure levels while sleeping increase risk of heart disease, stroke

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:36 AM IST
People who experience high blood pressure while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure.
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Coronavirus(Unsplash)

How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:38 PM IST
How does Covid-19 affect the heart? Even though it’s known as a respiratory virus, doctors believe the coronavirus can directly infect the heart muscle and cause other problems leading to heart damage.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here’s how loneliness, social isolation increases risk of high blood pressure, hypertension in women

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Vancouver, Canada
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:01 AM IST
A recent study has found that social isolation affects the health of men and women in different ways--including placing women at higher risk of high blood pressure.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Family structure impacts onset of puberty in girls, linked with mental and emotional problems. Here’s why

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 10:57 AM IST
Girls who do not live with both parents from birth to age two may be at higher risk of starting puberty at a younger age than girls living with both parents, suggests recent research.
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A doctor's assistant takes a smear for a PCR corona test in a medical practice in Berlin, Germany.(AP)
A doctor's assistant takes a smear for a PCR corona test in a medical practice in Berlin, Germany.(AP)

GBD report shows world affected by ‘syndemic’ of chronic diseases, Covid-19

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | London
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 09:17 AM IST
The emergence and overlap of the coronavirus pandemic with a continued global rise in chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes - with added environmental risks such as air pollution - have exacerbated the coronavirus death toll.
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Brahmi is more than a herb, it is an ayurvedic aushadhi.(Shutterstock)
Brahmi is more than a herb, it is an ayurvedic aushadhi.(Shutterstock)

From boosting memory to pumping up immunity, here are 6 surprising benefits of brahmi

By Nikita Bhardwaj | HealthShots
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Whatever be your health concern, you can always turn to Ayurveda for help! Our pick is the medicinal herb brahmi that offers a host of benefits to enhance your health.
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Oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood were measured before and after the walking test.(Unsplash)
Oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood were measured before and after the walking test.(Unsplash)

Covid science: Breathing with face mask does not alter oxygen level; virus can last 9 hours on skin

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 03:29 PM IST
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus.
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Dr Naveen Bhamri(HTCS)

Be true to your heart

By Dr Naveen Bhamri | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:05 PM IST
With rising number of cases, timely medical care and invasive life saving procedures such as angioplasty and coronary artery bypass are known to save lives.
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Representational image(Unsplash)

Study finds heart disease in young people may be linked to diabetes exposure in womb

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 09:59 PM IST
In a recent study, researchers have found that heart disease in young adults and teenagers may be related to exposure to diabetes in the womb.
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The data shows 411 cardiac surgeries were performed between April and July in 2019 as compared to just 43 in 2020.(File Photo)
The data shows 411 cardiac surgeries were performed between April and July in 2019 as compared to just 43 in 2020.(File Photo)

Heart surgeries down by 89.5% at AIIMS during lockdown

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 06:35 AM IST
Cardio-vascular disease such as heart attacks and strokes are the biggest killers in India with 28.1% of all deaths being attributed to it in 2016, according to a state-level burden of disease study.
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