Hyderabad: Women exposed to higher air pollution levels are more at risk of hypertension, says a recent study. The study covered 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad.

Exposure to higher levels of indoor air pollution in India is associated with an increased risk of hypertension among women, according to a study.

Motorcycle-borne trained paramedic and nurse would be the first responders

A single blood pressure reading may result in faulty diagnosis of high blood pressure and unnecessary prescription of medication.

We need a model of agricultural growth that will value local good food production and not have to first "chemicalise" and then learn better

PATNA: The state transport department has put up stickers on city buses, cars and autorickshaws to create awareness about its monthlong no honking drive — ‘Zara Sochein’.

The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.

The quality of housing has major implications for people’s health. Poor housing is associated with a wide range of health conditions such as respiratory diseases including asthma, cardiovascular diseases, injuries, mental health and infectious diseases including tuberculosis, influenza and diarrhoea. .

A study conducted on a survey done on 837 people across four major cities reveals that belly fat owing to lifestyle changes leads to heart risk.

The number of people affected by cardiac diseases has doubled

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