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Young metal fans at increased risk of suicide, self-harm

Young metal fans at increased risk of suicide, self-harm

Young people belonging to alternative subcultures - such as fans of heavy metal music and goths - are at a greater risk of self-harm and suicide, researchers have found.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Dengue fever may increase risk of stroke: Study

Dengue fever may increase risk of stroke: Study

People with dengue fever may have a higher risk of stroke, especially in the first two months following infection, a new study has claimed.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Sridevi died of accidental drowning in the bathtub, reveals autopsy report

Sridevi was found unconscious in the bathroom of her room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel late on Saturday night and was declared dead by the doctors.

Feb 26, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Aaron Carter opens up about Michael Jackson's death

Aaron Carter opens up about Michael Jackson's death

"Michael died at 115 pounds. It was heartbreaking," Carter continued, referring to Jackson, who passed away in June 2009 from the combination of drugs in his body at the time,'' says Aaron Carter.

Dec 30, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Unmarried heart disease patients have an increased risk of death: Researchers

Unmarried heart disease patients have an increased risk of death: Researchers

The risk of heart attack was 40 percent higher for those who were never married, the study said.

Dec 21, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Telugu actor Vijay Sai found dead, suicide suspected

Telugu actor Vijay Sai found dead, suicide suspected

Telugu actor Vijay Sai was found dead in his apartment in the Yusufguda area here, police said today.

Dec 11, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Dislodged denture chokes 70-year-old man to death during mid-air flight

Dislodged denture chokes 70-year-old man to death during mid-air flight

The incident took place on November 30, on SpiceJet flight SG 438 from Mumbai to Amritsar that had 176 passengers on board. 

Dec 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Drop in blood pressure levels in elderly adults indicative of premature death: Study

Drop in blood pressure levels in elderly adults indicative of premature death: Study

The researchers found blood pressure declines were steepest in patients with dementia, heart failure, late-in-life weight loss, and those who had high blood pressure to begin with. 

Dec 05, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Stood no chance with men like Shashi Kapoor around: Amitabh Bachchan

Stood no chance with men like Shashi Kapoor around: Amitabh Bachchan

The actor, who was fondly called 'babbua' by Shashi, said he knew the veteran actor had been ailing for a long time but he avoided visiting him.

Dec 05, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
How a Shashi Kapoor film helped bring back romance of Opera House

How a Shashi Kapoor film helped bring back romance of Opera House

Mumbai's iconic cultural landmark, old-timers say, actually hosted such shows, besides operas and concerts and performances by singers and actors such as Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor's father.

Dec 04, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Exercise could curb the risk of premature death in older women: Study

Exercise could curb the risk of premature death in older women: Study

The study, led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, investigated physical activity of women measured over seven days using a wearable device called a triaxial accelerometer.

Nov 07, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Depressed women at increased risk of premature death – Know why

Depressed women at increased risk of premature death – Know why

Though depression has also been linked with poorer diet, lack of exercise, smoking and alcohol consumption – all factors that can result in chronic health conditions – did not explain the increased risk of death associated with depression in this study.

Oct 23, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
World's richest woman, L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dead at 94

World's richest woman, L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dead at 94

Bettencourt was ranked the richest woman in the world in 2016 by Forbes, with a fortune of $39.5bn (£29bn), which also gave her the status of the 14th richest person in the world.

Sep 22, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Not gym, but daily chores can keep you healthy, keep death at bay: Study

Not gym, but daily chores can keep you healthy, keep death at bay: Study

The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity" aerobic physical activity per week.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

As your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of an early death.

Sep 20, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Schizophrenia patients at threefold higher risk of dying

Schizophrenia patients at threefold higher risk of dying

High death rates among people with schizophrenia have also been shown in previous small studies and those from other countries such as Scandinavia and Australia.

Sep 18, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Antidepressants up risk of death: Study

Antidepressants up risk of death: Study

The researchers reviewed studies involving hundreds of thousands of people and found that antidepressant users had a 33 per cent higher chance of death than non-users. 

Sep 15, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

According to research, people may be less likely to die young if they break up sedentary time by moving around every half hour.

Sep 12, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
This is how you can postpone disability, death – Read

This is how you can postpone disability, death – Read

The study indicates that a healthy lifestyle may help reduce the duration of an individual`s disabled period near the end of life

Sep 02, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Patient's corpse left in bed for eight hours; UK hospital blames shortage of staff

Patient's corpse left in bed for eight hours; UK hospital blames shortage of staff

One of the visitors of the patient, Helen Rega, said that the patient passed away at 7:00 am and by 3:30 pm, the body was still on the bed.

Aug 31, 2017, 15:52 PM IST