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  • Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    Want a good job? Don't express strong views on Facebook
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Applying for a job? Don't express your strong views on potentially controversial topics on social media platforms like Facebook, as researchers have found that job recruiters are less likely to select candidates who…
  • Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    Pregnant women with high BP at greater heart disease risk
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, researchers have warned. "Women who were diagnosed with preeclampsia tended also to have a history of…
  • Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of heart problems (Ld)
    Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of heart problems (Ld)
    New York, February 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that rosiglitazone -- a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes -- is associated with an increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure. Rosiglitazone belongs to a class of drugs called…
  • Why second opinion is important in cancer treatment
    Why second opinion is important in cancer treatment
    New Delhi, February 6 (IANSlife) Cancer is the second most common cause of death after heart failure across the world. Despite rapid medical advancements and the treatment options available today, cancer remains a major threat to our society. The…
  • WHO chief says 80% of China virus cases are in Hubei province
    WHO chief says 80% of China virus cases are in Hubei province
    Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland on January 30, 2020. (REUTERS…
  • Lost and found - the adventure sports guide to mental fitness
    Lost and found - the adventure sports guide to mental fitness
    New Delhi, February 5 (IANSlife) Some of the extreme sports such as bungee jumping, Giant Swing and water rafting, which demand extreme courage and mental strength have gained unprecedented momentum here in India. The adventure sports participants…
  • British scientist makes breakthrough in race for coronavirus vaccine: Sky
    British scientist makes breakthrough in race for coronavirus vaccine: Sky
    The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for…
  • Lung cancer rates are rising in young women
    Lung cancer rates are rising in young women
    Toronto, February 5 (IANS) Researchers have found the rates of lung cancer are higher in young women than men. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined lung cancer rates in young adults in 40 countries across five continents and…
  • Night-shift workers at risk of heart disease, diabetes
    Night-shift workers at risk of heart disease, diabetes
    New York, February 5 (IANS) Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person's risk for heart disease, stroke and…
  • Doing yoga may reduce depressive symptoms
    Doing yoga may reduce depressive symptoms
    New York, February 5 (IANS) The benefits of yoga have been widely documented by scientific research and now researchers have found doing yoga is linked to decreased depressive symptoms. The study, published in the Journal of Alternative and…
  • Want to live longer? Stop eating red, processed meat
    Want to live longer? Stop eating red, processed meat
    New York, February 4 (IANS) If you want to live longer, read this carefully. Researchers have found that eating two servings of red meat, processed meat or poultry -- but not fish -- per week was linked to a three to seven per cent higher risk of…
  • Hair health with Ayurveda
    Hair health with Ayurveda
    A number of factors can affect hair health like lifestyle choices, poor health conditions, eating an excess of junk food New Delhi, February 4 (IANS): Obtaining healthy tresses may not always require a salon treatment. With a few ayurvedic remedies…
  • Stay vigilant as ovarian cancer has 'silent' symptoms
    Stay vigilant as ovarian cancer has 'silent' symptoms
    New Delhi, February 4 (IANS) Since ovarian cancer, the third most commonly detected cancer among Indian women, has very silent symptoms, women can take care of themselves by staying vigilant and going for regular health checkups, doctors have…
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    Congenital heart disease more deadly in low-income countries
    New York, February 3 (IANS) Despite tremendous advances in treatment of congenital heart disease (CHD), a new global study shows that the chances for a child to survive a CHD diagnosis is significantly less in low-income countries. The research…
  • Shackle the cycle of stress with vitamins, supplements
    Shackle the cycle of stress with vitamins, supplements
    By Puja Gupta    New Delhi, February 2 (IANSlife) People have started living in a constant state of stress- accepting it as an unfortunate and unwelcome addition in their daily lives. With constant deadlines, restless nights, obsessive thoughts,…
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