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  • Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Washington (ISJ) - A study of more than 17,000 U.S. adults shows that moderate alcohol consumption—seven to 13 drinks per week—substantially raises one's risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to research being presented at the...

    11 March 2019 2:34 PM GMT
  • AI to detect foetal heart problems

    AI to detect foetal heart problems

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Japanese scientists have developed a novel system that can automatically detect abnormalities in foetal hearts in real-time using artificial intelligence (AI). Researchers at RIKEN Centre for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) have...

    20 Sep 2018 12:51 PM GMT
  • Heart disease, stroke and cancer double in 25 years in India

    Heart disease, stroke and cancer double in 25 years in India

    New Delhi (ISW) - India has witnessed an alarming rise in the occurrence of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers in the past 25 years, a series of new studies published in The Lancet and its associated journals have revealed. Detailed...

    12 Sep 2018 1:11 PM GMT
  • Indias urban and wealthier households at higher risk of CVDs, finds study

    India's urban and wealthier households at higher risk of CVDs, finds study

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)—diseases related to the heart and blood vessels—are the leading cause of death in the world. In India, CVDs account for close to 25% of the total deaths—higher than tuberculosis and respiratory...

    26 July 2018 6:49 AM GMT
  • Fenugreek and onion prevent heart diseases and diabetes: study

    Fenugreek and onion prevent heart diseases and diabetes: study

    Mysuru (ISW): The role of fenugreek and onion in preventing cardio-vascular diseases has been a part of traditional knowledge in India. Now scientists from CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru have found out the mechanism by...

    17 July 2018 11:19 AM GMT
  • Scientists develop new, safe heart valve replacement technique for high-risk patients

    Scientists develop new, safe heart valve replacement technique for high-risk patients

    Washington (ISJ) - Scientists have developed a novel technique that prevents coronary artery obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a rare but often fatal complication. The method, called Bioprosthetic Aortic Scallop...

    3 April 2018 8:17 AM GMT
  • Engineers develop mobile app to measure heart health

    Engineers develop mobile app to measure heart health

    Washington (ISJ) - In a proof-of-concept clinical trial, engineers at Caltech, Huntington Medical Research Institute, and University of Southern California have demonstrated that the camera on your smartphone can noninvasively provide detailed...

    9 Sep 2017 5:35 AM GMT
  • Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up

    Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up

    Washington (ISJ) - Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body, according to researchers. In a study, researchers at University of...

    15 Aug 2017 9:10 AM GMT
  • Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart - to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicon heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin...

    14 July 2017 2:59 AM GMT
  • A lovers touch eases pain as heartbeats, breathing sync

    A lover's touch eases pain as heartbeats, breathing sync

    Fathers-to-be, take note - you may be more useful in the labour and delivery room than you realize. That's one takeaway from a study released last week that found when an empathetic partner holds the hand of a woman in pain, their heart and...

    22 Jun 2017 12:17 PM GMT
  • Two studies tangle coconut oil in our dietary table

    Two studies tangle coconut oil in our dietary table

    New Delhi (ISJ) - American Heart Association (AHA) has come up with an advisory, saying saturated fats, including Coconut Oil are the main cause of cardio-vascular diseases (CVD). Besides Coconut Oil, other sources of saturated fats to be taken...

    18 Jun 2017 12:59 PM GMT
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