May 18, 2016

U.S. study finds 45% of heart attacks are silent type

Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women. It’s one of the biggest studies to examine so-called silent heart attacks, and to also explore them ...

New technology puts health care in palm of your hand

Jan 8, 2016

New technology puts health care in palm of your hand

The management of your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand — with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments. The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the debut of ...

Sep 11, 2015

Salt, sex and booze: Lifestyle killers on the rise

The number of people worldwide whose deaths were tied to avoidable health risks like high blood pressure and smoking has shot up by almost 23 percent since 1990, researchers said Friday. According to results published in British journal The Lancet, scientists concluded that a ...