Heart attacks at weekends more likely to kill young men

London, March 5 : Even as the world grapples with the shocking death of Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori at the age of 31 reportedly due to cardiac arrest, a new study suggests that chances of young men dying of heart attack during the weekend are higher than women. Astori was found dead, […]

Kids allergic to cow’s milk may have lower weight, height

New York, March 5 : Children who are allergic to cow’s milk are at heightened risk of remaining shorter in height and lighter in weight throughout pre-adolescence when compared with children who are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts, finds a study. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight food groups account […]

Heart failure more likely for some breast cancer survivors

New York, March 4 : Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk of developing congestive heart failure, compared with patients who did not have cancer, finds a study. Congestive heart failure is when the heart muscle does not pump blood as well as it should. The […]

Listening to music may help you exercise longer

New York, March 4 : Listening to music while exercising can help you work out for a longer time than those who do not have music playing in their ears, a team of researchers, including one of Indian origin, suggested. Music can have a powerful impact on our mood, signalling the brain to release feel-good […]

Inflammatory bowel disease may up heart attack risk in youngsters

New York, March 4 : Young adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are nearly 10 times at high risk of suffering a heart attack than their peers without the condition, say researchers including one of Indian origin. IBD is an ongoing inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract and is behind two chronic […]