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Poor sleep quality linked to worse stroke outcomes

Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that stroke victims are at an increased mortality risk if they have diagnosed or undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea prior to having the stroke. Lead researcher Dr Latha Stead, professor and chair ... Read More »

Grapes ‘keep your heart hale and hearty’

Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new study in rats has suggested that eating grapes could help in fighting high blood pressure and could also reduce other cardiovascular risks and heart muscle damage. University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center researchers, who conducted ... Read More »

Too much or too little sleep ups diabetes risk

Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): People who sleep too much or not enough are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance, say researchers at Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine. The risk is 21/2 times higher for ... Read More »

British South Asian kids ‘less active’

London, April 20 (ANI): British South Asian kids are less active than their peers from other ethnic groups, a new study has found. This study is another piece in the jigsaw in helping to understand why South Asians are at ... Read More »

Laughter is indeed the best medicine

Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Laughter is indeed the best form of medicine – because it is good for the heart, says a new study. In the research, “mirthful laughter” was linked to lower cholesterol and less risk of cardiovascular disease. ... Read More »