Tag: High Blood Pressure

98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

New York: While Type-2 diabetes is expected to rise by more than a fifth, from 406 million in 2018 to 511 million in 2030 globally, India along with China and the US will share over half of these high blood sugar cases, say researchers led by one of an Indian-origin, while asserting the need to […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Smoking, diabetes & hypertension spike heart attack risk in women

London: Although men are at greater risk of heart attack than women, unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, besides diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of heart attack in the fairer sex than in their male counterparts, a new study has found. The study showed that an elevated risk of heart attack was found among women […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Eat veggies, fish to ward away heart disease

London: If you are suffering from high blood pressure, consuming fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet may help reduce hypertension-related heart disease symptoms, a study suggests. Intake of fish, seafood and vegetarian food increases levels of a compound called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), known to boost heart health, said researchers from the Medical University of Warsaw […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Lack of good oral health may up hypertension risk

London: Ensuring good dental health is as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet for the management of high blood pressure (BP), according to a new research. People with healthier gums were found to have lower blood pressure and responded better to BP-lowering medications, compared with individuals who have periodontitis — serious gum infection […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
'3-in-1' hypertension pill offers better success: Study

Canberra: With over a billion people struggling to control their high blood pressure globally, an Australian study suggests a “three-in-one” pill for better results. The trial involved three drugs, each at half dose, in a single pill for early treatment. It met with success in 70 per cent of the cases in a targeted group, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Even 'Healthy' obesity linked to higher risk of heart disease; know the detail

London: Are you obese but free from conditions such as high blood pressure, poor blood sugar control, and abnormal blood fats? Beware, you may still be at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to women of normal weight, according to a study of over 90,000 women. The findings, published in The Lancet Diabetes and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Here's how you can avoid obesity in later life

London: If you want to stay away from obesity in later life, then start eating more plant-based foods as researchers say consumption of even mild vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of obesity in long term. A study showed that people with higher scores on the plant-based diet index had a lower body mass index […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Make your evening snack delicious, healthy

New Delhi: In today’s fast-paced world and lifestyle, snacking has become an integral part of the daily diet. But most snacks consumed today skew toward prepackaged and processed foods, that only add calories, but very little of anything else hence it is important to provide healthy yet tasty alternatives that is changing the quick snack […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
High blood pressure patients prefer pill, tea than exercise

New York: People are more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise as the preferred treatment to control their high blood pressure, finds a survey. In the survey, 79 per cent of respondents said they would be willing to take a pill for an extra month of life and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Number of years spent in obesity may up heart damage risk

New York: The longer a person spends being obese, the higher is the risk of a “silent” heart damage, finds a study, which says “the number of overweight or obese years may “add up” to the risk. The findings showed that for each 10 years that a person spends being obese, the risk of having […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Eating yogurt may reduce risk of heart diseases

New York: Higher intake of yogurt may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among hypertensive men and women, a new study suggests. According to the researchers, clinical trials have previously demonstrated beneficial effects of dairy consumption on cardiovascular health. Yogurt may independently be related to cardiovascular disease risk. “Our results provide important new evidence that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Severe pre-eclampsia may lead to high BP after pregnancy

New York: Women with severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy may be at increased risk of developing lingering hypertension that may go undetected, as well as heart diseases, warns a new study. Pre-eclampsia occurs when a woman develops hypertension and elevated protein in the urine during pregnancy. Women with severe pre-eclampsia can be seven times more susceptible […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too

New York: Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research. The findings showed that organ damage — damage to the heart and blood vessels — from high blood pressure does not only occur in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
High salt intake linked to diabetes risk: Study

London: Besides high blood pressure, high intake of salt — main source of sodium — may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes, researchers have found. The findings showed that for each 2.5 extra grams of salt (equivalent to each extra gram of sodium) consumed per day, there was an average 43 per […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Being obese but healthy may up heart failure risk by 96%

London: Obese people who are free from diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, may seem healthy but are 96 per cent more likely to be at risk of heart failure than normal weight metabolically healthy individuals, a study has claimed. The findings showed that the people touted as being “healthy obese” also had a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021