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Heavy women drinkers at greater mortality risk: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 19:12

Read this carefully if you cannot imagine your evenings without wine or vodka, and especially if you are a woman.

Seven+ daily portions of fruit and veg `best chance to stave off death from any cause`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:51

Researchers have suggested that eating at least seven daily portions of fruit and vegetables could be the best chance to stave off death from any cause.

Overweight teens don`t reap benefits of longevity gains as slim counterparts

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11:45

A new study has found that people who were overweight as teenagers are not experiencing the same gains of today`s increased life expectancy rate like their slim counterparts.

Good self-management among diabetics helps cut risk of mortality

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:13

Researchers have showed that patients with good diabetes self-management that is patients with a high self-management index, had a significantly lower mortality risk than patients with a low self-management index.

Binge drinking ups mortality risk in older boozers

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 13:27

Researchers studying the link between binge drinking and death rate among older moderate drinkers have found that binge-drinking older tipsters are more than two times higher odds of 20-year mortality as compared to regular moderate drinkers.

Mobile health services launched in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:54

In an effort to reduce Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Mother Mortality Rate (MMR) in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched mobile health services - Mobile Kunji and Mobile Academy for Odisha.

Eliminating maternal mortality could improve women`s life expectancy in developing countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:52

Eliminating maternal mortality, which is defined as the deaths related to pregnancy, would result in a gain of over a half year in life expectancy worldwide, according to a new study.

`Body shape index` more accurate predictor of mortality than `body mass index`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 15:03

A new study reveals that “body shape index” is a more accurate predictor of mortality than “body mass index” (BMI).

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