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Work pressure raising heart attack, stroke risk in women than men

London | Work stress, sleep disorders, and fatigue, regarded as non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke, are rising more steeply amongst women than men, according to a new study presented on Wednesday at the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) Conference. While diabetes, arterial hypertension, raised cholesterol, smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity are recognised modifiable risk […]

Smoking on rise among young Indian women: Assocham

New Delhi :  Casual and social smoking is on the rise among young working women across metropolitan cities in India, an Assocham report said on Thursday. “Of the total (respondents), only about two per cent said they were heavy smokers (smoking one pack a day or more)… majority of them said that peer pressure and […]