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Too much air pollution can raise your blood pressure!

air pollution leads to a rise in blood pressure A new study has claimed that people living in areas with high levels of air pollution have higher blood pressure! The study conducted at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, found that long term exposure to high levels of air pollution not only increases the blood pressure of an individual and puts him at a risk of heart attack and stroke, . . .

This World Hypertension Day, know all about High BP

this world hypertension day know all that there is to know about hypertension or High BP With the entire world observing 'World Hypertension Day' today, we are reminded that Hypertension or High BP still lives up to its 'Silent Killer' fame with almost 24-30% of India's urban population in its clasp. What's more shocking is that, most of the individuals are clueless about their hypertensive state until it gets discovered in a routine check-up! Plus with . . .

The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care is Launched!

  Dr. Abdul Rasheed of Asian Heart Institute launches the The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care, a Medimanage initiative on the eve of Mother's Day  Indian Mothers Rejoice! For Medimanage has now officially launched, 'The Great Indian Guide for Baby Care'! The e-book was launched by Dr. Abdul Rasheed, a renowned Pediatric Cardiologist of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. The book contains thoroughly researched matter relevant to the Indian methods of baby care, which are written in a very simple and easy to understand manner. This . . .

8 Tips to get Healthy this World Health Day!

Many people would give an arm and a leg to achieve good health without having to exercise, eat right, sleep right and so on… In fact now-a-days, everyone wants that 'one' exlusive short cut to good health! So, we at Medimanage.com decided to go ahead and do just that on this ‘WORLD HEALTH DAY’. We went ahead and simplified the puzzle that is good health for you by asking 8 top, leading health experts from around India about the one health tip they would give you on World Health Day, which would set you on the path towards a healthier you! Dr. Panda, Vice Chairman and Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgeon, Asian Heart Institute. healthy heart this world health dayMany people would give an arm and a leg to achieve good health without having to exercise, eat right, sleep right and so on… In fact now-a-days, everyone wants that 'one' exlusive short cut to good health! So, we at Medimanage.com decided to go ahead and do just that on this ‘WORLD HEALTH DAY’. We went ahead and simplified the puzzle . . .

Heart Diseases are affecting the Young!

heart diseases affecting the youngWith India close to becoming the number one destination for heart diseases, now even young Indians are falling prey to heart diseases. Longer working hours, unhealthy eating habits and major lifestyle changes are leading us towards the ominous position of being the only nation in the entire world which will contribute for about 60% of all heart diseases patients by . . .

The Heart of the Matter

heart diseases plaguing indiansThe sudden death of Indian origin, UK labour MP, Ashok Kumar due to an ischemic heart condition has once again put the spot light on heart diseases that are plaguing Indians! We Indians fall in the South East Asian belt which is notoriously weak hearted. For examples sake, in the year 2000, more than half of the 16.7 million heart . . .

India’s lost 9.2 million productive years to heart diseases!

India has lost 9.2 million years to heart diseasesWith the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases quadrupling in India in the last few decades, we as a country are sprinting towards being a weak hearted nation! And with recent reports indicating that by 2015 we will be accounting for 60% of all heart related diseases in the entire world, it sure is a scary scenario. The Indian Prime Minister in an . . .

Will you please stand up!

people standing up“Go sit in that corner”, is a common line that adults use while admonishing their children. Irrespective of whether you are an adult or child reading this, you are bound to have sat in that proverbial corner atleast a few times. But research now has shown that sitting in corners, chairs, sofa’s… or just sitting for a long period of . . .

Symptoms you shouldn’t ignore when it comes to your heart!

heartFormer U.S. president Bill Clinton recently underwent surgery for a heart procedure. The 63 year old, was admitted to the New York-Presbyterian Hospital for the placement of two stents in a coronary artery! While the news came as a shock to the world, it was a routine procedure for the doctors at the hospital, as Clinton had earlier undergone a . . .

Be Positive, its healthy!

I vividly remembbe positiveI vividly remember failing my Math’s exam when I was 15, I also remember everybody being worried about my lack of concern over the same. “Aren’t you even a little bit sad over it?”, soon became the question of the day and “Nope” became my answer. Now I wasn’t a bad student as it may come across nor was I . . .

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