In-womb air pollution exposure may up BP in childhood

Children exposed to higher levels of air pollution during the third trimester of their mother's pregnancy face a higher risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood, according to a study.

DALLAS, May 14, 2018 - Children who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution during the third trimester of their mother's pregnancy had a higher risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood,

This is also an alarm bell as about half of the surveyed population was young (between the ages of 25 to 44 years only)

JAIPUR: Tuberculosis patients will be linked to government’s direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme during two-month-long ‘Mera Gaon Swasthya Gaon’ launched in the state from Tuesday.

MUMBAI: Several ENT specialists from the BMC-run hospitals took to the streets on Wednesday to spread awareness about the health hazards of unnecessary honking.

BENGALURU:One would expect those working in the health directorate to be the most knowledgeable about diseases and their implications.

NAGPUR: Several cardiac-related issues such as heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, hypertension, diabetes and among other problems will be discussed by experts at two-day Central India Cardiolo

Psychiatric disorders, diabetes and hypertension are the top three ailments for which patients have been flooding the main civic-run hospitals, KEM, Sion, Nair and Cooper.

NEW DELHI: High intake of sodium — a key component of the common salt we consume daily — causes hypertension and a host of diseases associated with it.

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