Heart Disease

Smartphone That Monitors Blood Pressure

Smartphone That Monitors Blood Pressure

Researchers at Michigan State University and University of Maryland have developed a device for blood pressure monitoring. It could potentially offer a more accessible method of risk assessment for heart attack and strokes. Researchers invented…





The Less You Sleep, The Less You Live

The Less You Sleep, The Less You Live

Sleep deprivation in modern society is killing people. A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. Being workaholic is good, but being sleepaholic is great. According…


Breastfeeding Has Benefits For Both Mom And Baby

Breastfeeding Has Benefits For Both Mom And Baby

There are many benefits for a baby to be breastfed and according to a new study reveals it is actually a health benefit for the mom too. Breast milk gives babies a starter population of bacteria…


Cycling Helps You Live Longer, Say Researchers

Cycling Helps You Live Longer, Say Researchers

It will come as no surprise that being more physically active has health benefits when compared with a more sedentary lifestyle. Experts have found that cyclists are more likely to live longer. You could say…


Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Prematurely Age Arteries

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Prematurely Age Arteries

Excessive alcohol consumption increases the risk of alcohol dependency, cardiovascular risk factors including high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, certain types of cancer, suicide and accidents, especially in men, says a study. It has been suggested…


Stair Climbing Benefits Heart Health

Stair Climbing Benefits Heart Health

Researchers have found that short, intense bursts of stair climbing at your home or office may have major benefits for heart health. Investigators recruited 31 sedentary but otherwise healthy women and tested the effect of…