mortality

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 |

Being overweight does not carry higher death risk


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Those who are overweight need not worry - it does not necessarily carry a higher death risk, say researchers from the University of California-Davis.Compared to those ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emma Stone’s death fears


June 11th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone, who spent two years in therapy for anxiety as a child, says she constantly worries about dying and still undergoes sessions when ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of dying


May 17th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Coffee drinkers may live longer as new research has found they are less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers.According to a 14-year study, men who consumed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tobacco behind 7 percent deaths above 30 in India


April 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tobacco usage caused 7 percent of all deaths above the age of 30 in India, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin cuts bowel cancer death risk


April 26th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) People suffering from bowel cancer who take aspirin daily could cut their chance of dying from the disease by about one-third, a decade-long study has said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thoughts about mortality can improve health


April 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) An awareness of mortality is a good thing -- it can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Polar bears losing fur from mystery illness


April 11th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Polar bears in Alaska have been seen with missing patches of fur, and reports say it may be due to a "mystery illness" related to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genes identified for childhood obesity


April 10th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Two gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity have been identified by researchers.Although factors such as food choices and sedentary habits contribute to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wider hips protect against diabetes


January 24th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Wider hips can reduce chances of premature death by protecting against metabolic disorders such as diabetes."We knew that higher hip circumference was protective against metabolic diseases ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Births continue to decline in Spain


January 19th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) The 230,537 births recorded in Spain in the first half of 2011 represents a decline of 1.1 percent from the same period of the previous year ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fast walkers for long keep safe distance from death


December 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Men aged 70 years and above who walk at speeds of at least five km an hour can hope to keep death behind and live longer, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain


November 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.The medication, which was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anti-dengue vaccine to be ready in six years: Expert


November 16th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A vaccine to fight the deadly dengue fever, being developed at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) here, would be ready in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India tops in childhood flu-linked pneumonia deaths


November 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) About one in every four infants who die from flu-related pneumonia is an Indian, says new research by the University of Edinburgh published Friday.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking can kill 40 mn more people


October 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Smoking could cause 40 million excess deaths among smokers, who also suffer from tuberculosis (TB), by 2050, new research says.Once smokers develop the disease, they are ... Read more...

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Infertile men face heart disease risk


September 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Men unable to procreate are more likely to die of heart disease than those with children, a study says.Researchers tracking a sample of infertile men for ... Read more...

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Device boosts libido of men with heart failure


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A type of pacemaker has been found to improve the libido and sexual performance of men with chronic heart failure, researchers said. Chronic heart failure (HF) ... Read more...

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Getting along with co-workers ensures longer life


May 11th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) People who have a good peer support system at work may live longer than those who don't.This effect of peer social support was most pronounced amongst ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Babies insufficiently breastfed, finds study


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Breastfeeding benefits to the babies are multiple, however, that seems to have become an ancient wisdom for modern day women.A new study has found that of the 75 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biomarker-based blood test can predict metastasis risk in melanoma


April 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A set of plasma biomarkers that could reasonably predict the risk of metastasis among patients with melanoma has been identified.Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rapid growth in India, China aids fight against poverty


April 16th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Thanks to rapid growth in India and China, two-thirds of developing countries are on track or close to meeting key targets for tackling extreme poverty and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trees more sensitive to climate change than previously thought: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Tree growth and fecundity - the ability to produce viable seeds - are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought, according to an 18-year US study of ... 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 |

Death risk high in older adults with sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the risk of death is more than two times higher in older adults who have sleep apnea and report struggling with excessive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soviet Union lied about Gagarin space mission: Book


April 1st, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Officials of the erstwhile Soviet Union "lied" about the success of the historic flight into space that carried Yuri Gagarin by covering up the fact that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi - the most densely populated city in India


March 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The national capital is the most densely populated city in the country with 11,297 people living in its every square kilometre, according to latest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

Common drug can reduce death due to bleeding


March 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Many lives are lost due to intense bleeding after an accident and treatment given within an hour is most critical. A common drug can effectively ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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 |

Irregular physical activity can trigger heart attacks


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new research suggests that spikes in physical activity -- such as during sex -- can have the opposite effect -- triggering heart attacks and cardiac ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Duration of obesity is a strong predictor of mortality


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): The number of years individuals live with obesity is directly associated with the risk of mortality, Monash University researchers have found.Their research shows that the duration of obesity ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japanese elders hit hardest by tsunami


March 20th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Japan's elderly population has been the hardest hit after the catastrophic earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the country March 11, a group dealing with the ... Read more...

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