Does heart disease run in your family? Daily exercise may help you lower its risks

According to the findings reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation, greater grip strength, more physical activity and better cardio-respiratory fitness are associated with reduced risk for heart attacks and stroke — even among people with a genetic predisposition [Read More…]

Lifestyle habits lead to 150 new kidney disease cases every year in the state

Representative image PANAJI: Goa may score on the public healthcare system, but it appears that this isn’t enough to control lifestyle diseases like diabetes and hypertension, the two chief causes of renalfailure. In the Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, at Bambolim, alone there about [Read More…]