Why women are more at risk of getting a heart attack than men
A study presented at the Heart Failure 2023, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), showed that women are more than twice as likely to die after a heart attack than men, despite receiving treatment within the same timeframe as their male counterparts.
Vit-D good for heart, but more research needed for Indians
A recent study, published by The BMJ, showed that the risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attacks was 9 per cent lower among people aged over 60 taking vitamin D supplements.The rate of heart attack was 19 per cent lower and the rate of coronary.
Healthcare cost of obesity in India to touch $8.43 bn by 2035
Clearly, there is an economic implication, both micro and macro, of the health of the masses, and with an epidemic like obesity, the situation is far more compounded than it is in the case of malnutrition.
As obesity touches epidemic proportions, experts fear its effect on lifestyle disease
According to experts, obesity is a harbinger of many diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, infertility, migraine, slip disc, knee osteoarthritis, and also significantly increases cancer risk.
Majority of doctors facing mounting stress and burnout (July 1 is Doctors’ Day)
It is an important occasion that gives the opportunity to showcase gratitude to doctors; through events, appreciation posts, spreading awareness and supporting doctors' wellness.In a study conducted by the Indian Medical Association, it was found that 82 per cent of doctors in India.
The risks of dehydration in pets
As pet owners, it is essential to understand the risks associated with dehydration and be able to recognise the signs to ensure our furry companions stay healthy and happy. Dr Sanjiv Rajadhyaksha, Medical Director, Wiggles MyVet shares the risks of dehydration in pets and provides insights into how to spot the signs. Understanding dehydration in pets
How our genes make us prone to allergies
A team from the University of Pennsylvania, in an animal model, found that small changes in the protein called ETS1 can lead to an increased likelihood for allergic reactions that cause inflammation. The findings were published in the journal Immunity. By using modern genomics and imaging techniques, researchers found that the ETS1 protein plays a role in controlling a type of immune cell called CD4+ T helper cells, which are important in allergic reactions .
Signs and symptoms of sun-related eye damage
Let's explore the signs and symptoms of sun-related eye damage, Dr Mandeep Singh Basu, CEO of Jagat Pharma sheds light on the importance of protecting our eyes from harmful UV rays. Redness and swelling:One of the primary symptoms of sun-related eye damage is redness and swelling of the eyes. Prolonged exposure to the sun's UV rays can cause irritation and inflammation of the delicate tissues surrounding the eyes, leading to redness and puffiness. If a person notices these symptoms after spending time outdoors, it may indicate sun-induced eye damage.
Expert advice to stay fit during rainy season
Hydration: Drinking an adequate amount of water is essential during the rainy season. Even though the weather is cooler, your body still needs hydration. Rainy weather can sometimes lead to excessive humidity, which can cause sweating and fluid loss. Make sure to drink at least eight glasses of water a day to stay properly hydrated and maintain optimal bodily functions.
Eating protein or drinking protein: Which is better?
Archi Garg, Nutritionist at Chicnutrix, shares her expert opinion to help you make the right choice. Average daily requirement: Firstly, it is important to understand the average daily protein requirement for every individual. Protein in any form, either natural or artificial, is very essential to carry out normal body functions.