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Rise in hypertension cases during pandemic have set alarm bells ringing:...

Top health experts have expressed concern over the increasing incidence of hypertension - an underlying risk factor that can add to the burden of disease in a country ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic..........................

60% of the Indians used telehealth for sleep disorders during COVID-19:...

Released ahead of World Sleep Day 2021, the report focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep health as well as the increase in the adoption of digital health technologies due to the pandemic......................

Scientists explore link between obesity & colon cancer at the molecular...

Dr Manoj Kumar Bhat and his research team at the National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) in Pune studied the differences in the incidence and progression of colon cancer in association with various types of obesity............

Queen’s researchers develop tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.............

DBT’s RGCB to host 39th Annual Conference of Indian Association for...

Department of Biotechnology’s Thiruvananthapuram-based Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) is hosting the 39th Annual Conference of Indian Association for Cancer Research (IACR) from February 5 to 7, with a theme of "Leading the Fight Against Cancer"..............

Abnormal serum triglyceride higher in men than in women says SRL...

The analysis is based on 2,487,202 samples of serum triglyceride tests performed at SRL Diagnostics labs across India over the last three years. It revealed that abnormal serum triglyceride was found to be higher in men (65%) than in women (35%).............

Study deciphers the play of proteins that check obesity

An international team of scientists found that two proteins, Ppar-γ2 and Arid5a, triggered by cytokines from the immune system work in tandem to keep fat cells under check..........................

Healthy Lifestyle or Chronic Kidney Disease: The Choice is yours!

Research shows that our lifestyle choices are among the top causes that are associated with chronic kidney disease, writes Dr H. Sudarshan Ballal, President, NATHEALTH.............

“Obesity & breast cancer are related, should serve as a wakeup...

The chance of getting breast cancer is higher among person with fat tissue by raising steroid hormones levels, write top experts Dr Ravi Mehrotra and Dr Prashant Kumar Singh....................

India is getting serious about healthcare: Practo Insights

Indians visited their doctors 3.2 times a year in 2018, up from 2.7 times in 2017. Out of the 7 metros, Bangaloreans visit the most at 4.8 times a year, while Delhites the least, at 3.8 times.....................