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Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

Common BP drug may prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes

Common BP drug may prevent Type 1 diabetes: A drug commonly used drug to control high blood pressure may be also effective in preventing the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 per cent of those at risk, researchers say.The drug, methyldopa, has been used for over 50 years to treat high blood pressure

Eating green leafy vegetables may reduce stroke risk: study

Eating green leafy vegetables may reduce stroke risk: study

Consuming green leafy vegetables may be a novel way to reduce stress and lower the risk of experiencing a stroke, a study has found. Intracerebral hemorrhage – bleeding within the brain – takes a high toll on working-age people in Nigeria and Ghana, with high blood pressure accounting for more than 90 percent of this

Five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Five signs show not getting enough sleep: In our seemingly always-on society, there’s great temptation to shortchange sleep. But sleep is a vital driver of every physiological system in the human body, and when we’re deprived of shuteye, health and wellbeing can suffer in many ways.Sleep is essential for growing muscle, repairing tissue, and synthesising

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study. Washington, Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure, researchers say.The finding by researchers at the Georgetown University in the US could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment because although a number of high blood pressure drugs are now

Two fizzy drinks

Two fizzy drinks a week might increase the risk of diabetes, heart diseases

Just two cans of fizzy drinks are enough to increase the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new research. Sugary drinks, such as cola and lemonade, are known to lead to diabetes by causing a spike in blood sugar levels, according to the Mirror. High-levels of sugary beverages are

Human body designed

Human body designed to last 400 years: Yoga Guru Ramdev

Human body designed to last 400 years: Yoga Guru Ramdev, but faulty lifestyle invites diseases that lead to its early end, yoga guru Ramdev said. He asked people to free themselves of diseases and medicines by adopting a healthy food and exercise regimen.“The human body is designed to live for 400 years, but we torture

200 million Indians have high blood pressure: study

London:  India is home to about 200 million adults with high blood pressure, according to the largest study of its kind which found that the number of people in the world with high BP has reached 1.13 billion. The study, led by scientists at Imperial College London, shows that the number of people with high

Air pollution exposure can raise high blood pressure risk

Beijing: Exposure to air pollutants arising from coal burning, vehicle exhaust, airborne dust and dirt can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, warns a new study. High blood pressure can be defined as systolic blood pressure more than 140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure over 90 mm Hg or by anti-hypertensive drug