Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and...

Friday, 20 April 2018, 16:39 IST

Over 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air

More than 95 per cent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, with India and China jointly contributing to over 50 per cent of global...

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 17:15 IST

Fortis Healthcare receives EoI from Fosun Health Holdings

Fortis Healthcare said that it has received "an unsolicited non-binding expression of interest (EoI)" from Fosun Health Holdings.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 16:34 IST

Why middle-aged smokers should quit

Middle-aged individuals who smoke could be at far greater risk of developing heart failure than those who never smoked, or those who quit,...

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 17:08 IST

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Omega-3 not as beneficial for dry eye disease as believed: Study

Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish-derived supplements and commonly used to treat dry eye disease is no more effective than placebo at alleviating the condition, a new clinical trial shows.

New imaging agent may guide therapy for brain diseases

Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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