Wednesday 03 September, 2014

Alcohol consumption bad for heart

If you thought one drink per day is good for your heart, be prepared to change your habit as researchers have found that reducing alcohol consumption even in light drinkers improves cardiovascular health. Individuals who consume 17 percent less alcohol per week have on average a 10 percent reduced risk of coronary heart disease Continue reading “Alcohol More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Donate blood to keep your heart healthy

If you are a shift worker, donating blood could be an easy way to reduce the risk of heart disease Continue reading “Donate blood to keep your heart healthy” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Heart transplant patient’s mother salutes Chennai

The mother of a 21-year-old woman who got a new heart saluted Tuesday the authorities, doctors and people of Chennai for helping her daughter get a new lease of life Continue reading “Heart transplant patient’s More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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BP drug may induce metabolic side-effects in elderly

The elderly who take thiazide diuretics to manage high blood pressure are at a greater risk of developing metabolic adverse events Continue reading “BP drug may induce metabolic side-effects in elderly” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Continue More...

By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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World’s first implantable device to reduce high BP

Not been able to control blood pressure even after gulping pills? Soon, an implantable device will reduce blood pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain Continue reading “World’s first implantable More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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New design to make batteries last for 50 years?

If you have a pacemaker, you may no longer have to go under the knife every ten years just to replace the battery as researchers have now developed a chemistry that could extend battery life beyond what was earlier More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Embrace ‘green exercise’ to keep BP normal

Outdoor exercise could be more beneficial than indoor workouts as a study has found that children exposed to scenes of nature while exercising are likely to have lower blood pressure Continue reading “Embrace More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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A watermelon a day can keep BP away

Summer is here, so are watermelons. Do not miss to pick one today as a new research has found that watermelon could significantly reduce blood pressure Continue reading “A watermelon a day can keep BP away” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Risks related to heart disease on world meet agenda

Risks associated with cardiovascular diseases, especially high salt intake, will be discussed at a global conference on heart disease Continue reading “Risks related to heart disease on world meet agenda” More...