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A diabetes drug can prevent cardiovascular & kidney diseases also: study

The study, which involved a follow-up of more than five years, found that the risk of cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes were reduced by 12% in persons taking Dulaglutide injections compared to people taking a placebo........................

Awareness about hypertension very low: study

The study based on the data collected under National Health and Family Survey 2015-16 found that efforts to tackle hypertension are lacking in all aspects, from screening and providing diagnosis to the level of treatment.................

Pollution one of the exploding reason for increasing stroke risk...

As per the World Health Organization report, about 34 percent stroke deaths occur due to pollution...………….

Health Ministry partners with Dell & Tata Trusts to provide technology...

While the technology platform has been developed by the Dell, the Tata Trusts is taking care of the implementation part to support the NCD programme. This software application is expected to help in plugging gaps at the field level...………..

Heart disease, stroke among top killers in India

The prevalence of heart disease and stroke has increased by over 50% from 1990 to 2016 in India, with an increase observed in every state. Both contributed to 28·1% of total deaths in India in 2016, compared with 15·2% in 1990.........…......

Innovative triple pill significantly lowers BP, finds study

Compared with patients receiving usual care, a significantly higher proportion of patients receiving the Triple Pill achieved their target blood pressure of 140/90 or less (with lower targets of 130/80 for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease)……………..

9 year old stroke victim survives due to treatment within “The...

Stroke attack occurred when she was in school and the teacher immediately called her father. Though she was conscious, her father did not waste time in taking the child to the hospital................

Indian Stroke Association’s 12th annual conf set to record robust participation...

The Conference presented an opportunity for doctors to present papers on unique cases and their latest research............

Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery, finds IIT study

The technique developed by a group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, is a computer-based exercise platform augmented with a feeling of touch...........

80% neurologists perceive home rehab to be a feasible option for...

These findings are from the report based on a study by Nightingales in association with Ipsos on the nuances of stroke rehabilitation at home and its changing scenario...........