premature death

Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Britain has 1.5 mn obese adults


August 24th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Britain has around 1.5 million adults who can be classed as "morbidly obese", The Sun reported Friday.Weight loss operations in the country have soared by a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!


June 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.They found a link between high levels of dental plaque, ... Read more...

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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...

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Vehicle exhaust kills more people than accidents


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Vehicular exhausts and emissions from planes and powerplants kill 13,000 people prematurely in the UK every year, says a study. Researchers analyzed data from 2005, the ... Read more...

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Red meat passport to death from heart disease


March 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Eating red meat regularly could be a passport to higher risk of death from heart disease, new research says.The US study is among the first to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lawmaker dies in Brazil plane crash


February 27th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) A lawmaker was among three people who died in a plane crash in the northern Brazilian state of Para, officials said.Alessandro Novelino, legislative aide Jose ... Read more...

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Gurgaon runs to spread awareness about obesity


February 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 19 (IANS) More than a thousand people ranging in age between 12 and 60 Sunday participated in the 'Run from Obesity' here to spread awareness and educate people ... Read more...

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No cardiac risk with food fried in olive, sunflower oil


January 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease or premature death, but the same is not true of solid or reused ... Read more...

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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...

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Upsetting bio-clocks causes brain degeneration, early death


January 11th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Upsetting circadian rhythms, the bio-clocks found in animals and humans, can cause brain degeneration, loss of motor function and premature death. Until this finding, it wasn't ... Read more...

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Can proteins in blood predict early death?


December 16th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Levels of two blood components - cystatin C and beta trace protein - are newly proposed markers that may be better predictors of an individuals' future ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Adults ‘not losing any sleep’ over computers


December 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) The pervasive belief that computers and mobile phones are eating into our sleep has been challenged by researchers.Nicholas Glozier, associate professor of psychological medicine, University of ... Read more...

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Found! Gene that make alcoholics relapse!


November 16th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Scientists have identified a particular variant of a gene that plays spoiltsport in people's recovery from alcoholism, besides subjecting them to 10 times higher risk of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High pollution levels ups heart attack chances


September 21st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Exposure to high pollution levels is not only harmful to overall health, it also increases your chances of a heart attack. But such risk fades after ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hormone to predict premature death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) High levels of a specific hormone in a patient of kidney ailment can tell who will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely."This discovery allows ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Amy Winehouse’ autopsy is inconclusive


July 26th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The autopsy that was conducted on the 27 years old singer Amy Winehouse has unfortunately proved inconclusive. So now it is not known what was the exact ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beware - eating disorders might hasten death


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Don't take eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia lightly, they could bring on premature death, says a new research.Anorexia is characterized by refusal to maintain a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indoor pollution ups cardio risk among women


July 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The practice of cooking with wood or cow dung inside houses exposes millions of women to fine particles of air pollution in developing countries which can ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating less salt won’t prevent strokes, heart attacks


July 6th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) There's bad news for those who have cut back on salt due to health concerns. A study says eating less salt will not stave off heart ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Low-energy diet can improve sleep disorder


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnoea - a the sleep disorder - could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight.Sufferers rarely feel refreshed after ... Read more...

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‘Dead man’ comes alive while being taken for post-mortem


May 5th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 5 (IANS) His wife was inconsolable, his relatives were mourning his sudden death. So, when 32-year-old Vijay Kumar Ratre 'came alive' and tried to jump out of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Knut the polar bear’s death could have been avoided: PETA


March 20th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): PETA has claimed that Knut - the famous German polar bear who passed away in his habitat of an unknown cause -could have been saved.The 4-year-old bear rose ... Read more...

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Stem cell injections shrink enlarged hearts, improve function


March 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A small human trial has proved that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts could reduce both heart size and scar tissue and improve function to injured heart areas.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kidney transplant recipients should exercise to live longer


March 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity are more likely to die early, suggests a new study.The results suggested that patients needed to exercise to fend off an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kidney transplant patients with low physical activity ‘likely to die early’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 06 (ANI): A study has indicated that low physical activity increases kidney transplant patients' likelihood of dying early.The results suggest that patients need to exercise to fend off an early ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Key protein which piles on lost weight


February 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) The presence of a protein will help doctors determine which women will be more susceptible to weight gain after quitting a diet. The discovery opens the way for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Struggling with yo-yo diet? Key protein could end your weight woes soon


February 24th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists claim they have discovered a key protein that signals whether you will be more vulnerable to weight gain after coming off a diet.Yo-yo dieters constantly grapple with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sarah Palin once promoted breastfeeding like Michelle Obama


February 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Sarah Palin, who recently mocked Michelle Obama for her breastfeeding campaign during an appearance on Long Island, once encouraged women to do the same thing.After saying that ... Read more...

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Blood-clotting agent can be used to diagnose fatal genetic diseases


February 4th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Manchester have demonstrated that a protein involved in blood clotting can be used to diagnose and subsequently monitor the treatment of a group ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New breakthrough to make drug development more efficient


January 19th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists have produced a tiny molecular 'binder' that has the potential to make development of new drugs cheaper and less time taking.The research team, led by Lars Baltzer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5 easy steps to pump up your heart


January 12th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Want to keep your heart healthy? Then you need to know the following.Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 hours of TV a day ‘raises heart risk’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lazy lifestyles ‘killing people’


November 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Queensland authorities have said that it's high time that people realize their lazy lifestyles are killing them.The Health of Queenslanders 2010 biennial report showed escalating rates of obesity, ... Read more...

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