death rates

Painkillers could kill heart attack survivors early


September 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Popular painkillers such as ibuprofen can elevate chances of an early death among heart attack survivors, suggests a new study.Some of these drugs, available over the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Canada’s cancer death rate declines


May 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 10 (IANS) Canada's cancer death rate declined over the past 19 years thanks to healthy lifestyles, improvements in screening and early detection, statistics released by the Canadian Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anti-depressants doing more harm than good: Study


April 25th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Common anti-depressants seem to be doing patients more harm than good, says a new study."We need to be much more cautious about the widespread use of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Traffic deaths decline in UAE


February 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw an about 13 percent decline in the number of people killed in traffic accidents in 2011 as compared to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nuns prescribed the pill to avoid cancer


December 9th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Regardless of their celibacy vows, nuns should take contraceptive pills to cut cancer threat, researchers in Australia have suggested.Like any other women who don't have children, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fatty liver disease has no affect on longevity


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Surprisingly, fatty liver disease that targets the obese or patients of heart disease poses no risk to one's longevity.Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thousands die due to poor British healthcare system


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Thousands of individuals in Britain are dying every year from treatable conditions at the hands of the National Health Service (NHS) because of Whitehall bureaucracy, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Crossing legs after stroke may signal recovery


October 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) People who are able to cross their legs soon after a severe stroke are more likely to recover than those who can't."Despite having severe strokes that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World population could hit seven bn this month


October 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The population of the earth could grow to seven billion this month, up from just three billion fifty years ago, and may reach ten billion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

15 minutes’ exercise extends life by three years


August 16th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) People who spare even 15 minutes daily for exercise could extend their lifespan by three years.While initial exercise cut death rates by 14 percent, additional 15 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obesity - premature killer of non-smoking women


June 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) While smoking is known to be linked to premature death, obesity has emerged as a premature killer of women who have never smoked, especially in low ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Death rates from heat waves may go up in the coming decades


May 4th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): An new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has predicted increased deaths rate in the coming decades due to heat waves, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New trauma centres to be opened along highways


April 26th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Over 160 new trauma centres will be opened along the major national highways across the country in the 12th plan to address the high death ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Death rates ‘higher in persons having both autism and epilepsy’


April 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new study found that people with both autism and epilepsy have a much higher death rate than those with autism alone.It found that 39 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Statins reduce pneumonia death rates: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has suggested that taking statins could help prevent people dying from pneumonia.The researchers found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More youngsters dying than toddlers: The Lancet study


March 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): A new study has claimed that premature deaths are now more likely to occur in adolescence and early adulthood than in childhood.To reach that conclusion, the study looked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hormone therapy ‘doubles survival chances in men with prostate cancer’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that men with prostate cancer could halve their risk of dying if they are given hormone therapy as well as radiotherapy.The study found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American pet cats are No. 1 enemy of birds: Study


March 21st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 21 (ANI): A new study has found that pet cats were the No. 1 enemy of birds.While public attention has focused on wind turbines as a menace to birds, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global deaths from AIDS, malaria, diarrhea declining: Study


March 15th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has found that scientists working for healthier humans around the globe are making headway in fighting communicable diseases such as AIDS, malaria and diarrhea.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men living in low-income neighborhoods ‘drink more than women’


March 4th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that men living in low-income neighbourhoods consume more than three times as many alcoholic drinks each week compared to women in these neighbourhoods.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian vaccine to save 250 million lives in Africa


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra (Ghana), March 1 (IANS) A new India-made vaccine against meningitis is to be administered to nearly 250 million children and adults in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to a joint campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Super Bowl loss ‘ups cardiac death rates’


January 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Super Bowl loss for a home team is likely to increase death rates in older men and women.Led by Robert A. Kloner ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking is the main reason why men die sooner than women


January 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that smoking accounts for up to 60 percent of the gender gap in death rates across Europe, and kills twice as many men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart failure patients admitted to general wards more likely to die


January 18th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study has found that heart failure patients admitted to general wards are twice as likely to die as those admitted to cardiology wards.The national heart failure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diabetic women with depression at higher risk of dying from heart disease


January 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older women who suffer from both diabetes and depression are at a higher risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

An aspirin a day ‘cuts cancer death rate by 50pc’


December 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Popping an aspirin every day is likely to decrease the risk of dying from a number of common cancers, say Brit researchers.British researchers have discovered the first definitive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antibiotics named as ‘greatest medical advance of last 50 years’


November 28th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A new survey has named antibiotics as the most important medical development of the past 50 years.After antibiotics, vaccination was named the second most important medical development in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Undetected high blood pressure ‘ups deaths from heart attacks’


November 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A study has established an association between detection of hypertension and death rates from coronary heart disease.The University of Leicester study has also revealed that the country you ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stronger anti-cholestrol drugs can cut heart attack deaths


November 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) More powerful statins - drugs used to lower cholesterol levels associated with cardiovascular diseases - can cut down deaths from heart attacks, a study shows. Researchers from Oxford ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

British men can now hope to live till 78


October 29th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) The life expectancy for men in Britain has increased by almost three years in the last decade to close the gender gap with women, according to official data.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Four lakh vehicles added on Delhi roads


October 20th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as 6,352,939 vehicles plied on Delhi roads during 2009-10 -- a good four lakh jump from the previous year, a report said Wednesday.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bee colony collapse linked with viral, fungal infection


October 9th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): It seems the long-standing mystery of the sudden death of bee colonies since late 2006 across North America has been solved.Shan Bilimoria of the Texas Tech University said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For ants and trees, multiple partners are a boon: Study


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed trees that sequentially partner with multi-species sets of ants produce more offspring than trees that maintain a lifelong association with any single ant.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More than third of sleeping pill users likely to die early


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Popping a pill might seem a small price to pay for a peaceful night's sleep. But beware of the long-term cost - those who pop sleeping pills are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe