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Blood Pressure
Technology  /  Published 05.07.20

Keep your blood pressure in check

Gadget: Dr Trust automatic BP monitor Tech specs: An advanced fuzzy algorithm, a new pumping technology to prevent over pumping and making measurement a comfortable process   Price: Rs 1,800 ...
By Chandana Chandra in

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.19

Love conquers all — or at least icy water

Sometimes research results are truly unnerving. A recent study, undertaken by researchers from the University of Arizona, published in the journal with the intimidating name of Psychophysiology, has c...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

How to really read your heart rate

Perching nervously on the edge of my sofa, I clutch my smartphone in my left hand and press my right forefinger over the camera. The device begins beeping, while numbers flash on the screen. I know no...
By Rosa Silverman / The Daily Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

Keep away BP, diabetes the Yanomami way

The reason blood pressure tends to rise with age may be a Western diet and lifestyle, concludes a study of remote tribal communities that has been recently published in the journal, JAMA Cardiology.Hi...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Health  /  Published 11.03.20

Similar symptoms, different fears

Is it the flu, a cold or the new coronavirus? Patients and doctors alike are parsing signs of illness to figure out who needs what tests or care and how worried they should be.'You have three differen...
By AP in

Health  /  Published 15.04.19

Measure BP at least thrice, say researchers

Medical researchers have cautioned physicians and patients not to start treatment for blood pressure after a single measurement, stressing the need for a minimum three measurements for reliable readin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Doctors’ dilemma: Too many protocols

Indian doctors seeking standard treatment protocols, the ideal or most appropriate guidelines to treat specific diseases, would find at least four such protocols for diabetes, six for high blood press...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 16.05.20

Hypertension is a lifestyle disease

Since 2005, May 17 has been World Hypertension Day to raise awareness about high blood pressure (BP) and its complications.Globally, hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle diseases today. Ac...
By Karan Kakkad in

Health  /  Published 06.04.19

Food: Our frenemy

As we step into another year of celebrating World Health Day, we can be proud of how we have been able to combat diseases such as malaria and polio. However, the issue of conquering lifestyle diseases...
By Shikha Prakash in

Health  /  Published 07.03.19

Study shows that naps reduce blood pressure

A nap during the day may help lower blood pressure just as curbs on salt or alcohol, the American College of Cardiology said on Thursday citing a study to explore how midday sleep influences blood pre...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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