Hypertension is the primary risk factor for haemorrhagic stroke and consumption of excessive salt could be one of the reasons
The study followed 54,089 men and women from five cohort studies who were categorized as having obesity alone or clustered with a metabolic factor, or elevated glucose, blood pressure or lipids alone or cluste...
A new CAMH study showed the relationship between two chemicals released when people experienced stress - one released in the brain and the other in saliva - differs in people with schizophrenia
The study revealed that exercise performed immediately after practising a new motor skill improves its long-term retention
Differences exist in the underlying mechanisms of their heart disease, the symptoms that they present, and the types of complications they experience
The study found that for people with moderate to severe TBI, obesity may be associated with long term chronic disease risks including high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetes
The researchers, including Haiying Zhang from Guangxi Medical University in China, also found that an increased waist-to-hip ratio was associated with worsened straining and weak stream
The new study suggested that the drop in oxygen may be linked to a shrinking of the brain's temporal lobes and a corresponding decline in memory
The results, presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of ESHRE in Barcelona, showed that a diet rich in nuts can boost sperm count nearly 20 per cent, sperm vitality nearly five per cent, sperm motility by six per...
Yoga programmes at work helps one to increases their productivity at work, reduce health costs, improve their vitality, increase a feeling of self-esteem and diminish absenteeism at a workplace
The findings showed that the common over-the-counter medication decreases amyloid plaque -- major signs of Alzheimer's disease -- pathology in mice by stimulating lysosomes -- the component of animal cells tha...
These changes were also observed in the sows' embryos, and similar changes were even evident after the offspring had reached adulthood, according to the study published in the journal Scientific Reports
When tested on rats, the new treatment was effective in reducing the animals' cravings, according to the findings published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
The researchers said that although reporter gene systems have been a key tool in molecular imaging for a number of years, they have not allowed monitoring of all areas of the brain
The findings showed that drinking may be associated with changes in the metabolite profile which includes reduced brain grey matter -- involved in muscle control, sensory perception, self-control
According to the researchers, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery enable only 6 per cent of patients to survive five years from the time of their diagnosis and about 10 to 15 per cent of all lung cancers a...
Here are some common monsoon-related conditions we should be familiar with and how to deal with them
Nearly one-third of adults don't get enough sleep
The study, by researchers including Anny H. Xiang from the Kaiser Permanente -- a US-based health care company -- showed that the risk is associated with Type-1 (T1D), Type-2 (T2D) and gestational diabetes
Studies have revealed that adolescents, who had witnessed high levels of acrimony between their parents, had greater distressed responses to parental conflict a year later
The study found that the compound named KBU2046 is highly effective and can slow down cell motility in the cancers of breast, prostate, colon and lungs in the in vitro model
The findings showed that reducing weight by 10 per cent along with management of associated risk factors can reduce the effects of Atrial fibrillation (AF), a leading cause of stroke which can lead to heart fa...
One of the most striking benefits of yoga is on kidney health, Dr Umesh Khanna, Senior Nephrologist and Secretary, Amar Gandhi Foundation gives you five reasons yoga is great for your kidney's health
This World Yoga Day, Dr Santosh Kumar Dora, Senior Cardiologist, Asian Heart Institute tells you about the health benefits of Yoga -- especially for your heart
Yoga may come naturally to babies and also to toddlers. If you observe them carefully the changes in their positions will trace the yoga postures
The approach, described in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, could provide an objective and relatively easy-to-obtain measure of dietary adherence, potentially greatly reducing the uncertainty of die...
According to the new theory, called the 'sword and shield hypothesis,' the way we perform actions with our hands determines how emotions are organised in our brains
Whether you are a seasoned athlete, a weekend warrior, or totally laid-back when it comes to exercise, knowing how to protect your knees can mean the difference between a fulfilling lifestyle and long term, st...
But the simple-to-complex-to-simple cycle in food, as in fashion, is a vicious one
We compare a water drinking app with the prototype of a smart bottle that prompts you to open it and hydrate yourself. Who wins?