Increasing heart attacks in young IndiansIncreasing heart attacks in young Indians

Energy drinks are meant to give you an extra boost of energy when you need it. Cans of the sugary liquid are consumed readily by people every day.

On the second day of the workshop on health systems strengthening at PGI on Sunday, Dr K Suresh, former programme manager, UNICEF, India, highlighted the severity of disease burden in India.

It is indeed disheartening, but India is the diabetes capital of the world.

Ahead of World Obesity Day, Columbia Asia Hospitals, Patiala, organised a special bariatric surgery camp for people struggling with excessive weight and related complications here today.

200 mn Indians had high BP in 2015: Lancet (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)200 mn Indians had high BP in 2015: Lancet (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)

In the last one decade, the number of diabetes patients in India increased by over 30 million due to sedentary lifestyle and erratic schedule mostly common in the age group of 20-40 years, said the

Increased exposure to air pollution may cause damage and inflammation to blood vessels among young and healthy adults and thus raise the risk of cardiovascular disease and other related deaths, say

Heart attacks, lung obstruction and strokes are the three top causes of death in India, accounting for over one-third of deaths.

An alarming report by Indus Health Plus has pointed out that 35 – 40 percent of working population in Delhi is suffering from hypertension and diabetes which leads to risk of heart diseases by 4 –