Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Studies in patients have shown that depression is linked to changes in how the person processes information particularly emotional information. (Representative photo by iStock / Getty Images Plus) Facing adversities in early life may put people at the risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder, a study has found. The … Read more Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

According to a study published in The BMJ, night shifts clubbed with an unhealthy lifestyle can put you at particularly high risk of type-2 diabetes. It is well established that unhealthy lifestyle behaviour like smoking, a poor diet and little exercise, and being overweight or obese increase the risk of type-2 diabetes. Shift work, especially … Read more Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

Western Diet May Up Risk Of Chronic Liver Inflammation In Males

Males who regularly consume a western diet — high in fat and sugar — may be at risk of developing chronic inflammation of the liver, a study cautioned. The study, conducted in mice, revealed that liver inflammation was most pronounced in Western diet-fed male mice that also lacked farnesoid x receptor (FXR), a bile acid … Read more Western Diet May Up Risk Of Chronic Liver Inflammation In Males

Favourable lifestyle can counter balance the genetic risk of heart attack: Dr Sekar Kathiresan

In an interview with ETHealthworld, Dr Sekar Kathiresan, Director, Preventive Cardiology, Associate Prof. of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, US, shares the findings from his study on risk of heart attacks and his plans for India. Edited Excerpts: What have been the findings about your latest study on risks of heart attack? We have been studying … Read more Favourable lifestyle can counter balance the genetic risk of heart attack: Dr Sekar Kathiresan