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Heavy alcohol drinking increases heart disease risk: study

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Heavy alcohol drinking habits over the years may prematurely age arteries, especially in men, putting them at an increased risk for heart disease, new research has warned. Drinking too much can affect the elasticity of the arterial walls (arterial stiffness) and prematurely age the arteries, interfering with blood flow, said researchers at University College London …

E-cigarettes becomes trend among youth, this is how it is affecting

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E-cigarettes – thought to be responsible for a decline in youth cigarette smoking – are actually attracting a new population of adolescents who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products, a new US study has warned. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) did not find any evidence that e-cigarettes have caused youth …

Virtual reality may help restore movement in damaged limbs

virtual reality to repair damaged limbs

Scientists have developed a novel training regime that combines virtual reality and traditional physical therapy to help rehabilitate damaged limbs by allowing the healthy ones to ‘lead by example.’ Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel said that the research might be applied to patients in physical therapy programs who have lost the strength …

Indian-American sued by US govt for Medicare fraud

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An Indian-American owner of a diagnostic firm has been sued by the US government on charges of knowingly submitting false claims to a state-run insurance company for thousands of testing services he did not render. Vijay Patel, 59, of New Jersey who owns and operates a Mobile Diagnostic Testing, pleaded guilty in 2014 to a …

What is the difference between ‘Heart Attack’ and ‘Cardiac Attack’?

difference between heart attack and cardiac attack

On Sunday night, it was reported that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa suffered ‘cardiac arrest, after which people started calling it “heart attack”, but there is a difference in ‘heart attack’ and ‘cardiac arrest’; and cardiac arrest can be more dangerous than heart attack. Let us understand what is the difference between heart attack and …

HIV/AIDS took over two lakh people lives in China this year

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Over two lakh people have died in China due to HIV/AIDS this year with 94 percent of them contracting the disease due to sexual transmission, according to official figures released here on Wednesday. About 6.54 lakh people are fighting the disease which showed signs of increase among the youth, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and …