15 freezing migrants saved from refrigerated truck in France

Fifteen migrants suffering from hypothermia were found alive in the back of a refrigerated lorry in northern France after a blind search by emergency services triggered by a call from one of the trapped men.

Nov 04, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

French girl dies from cold off Azores after boat sinks

 A six-year-old French girl died from hypothermia on Thursday after a sailboat she and her family were on capsized during the night off the mid-Atlantic Azores islands, the Portuguese navy said.

May 07, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

At least 25 migrants die after being picked up at sea: Italian official

At least 25 migrants died of hypothermia aboard Italian coast guard vessels after being picked up from an inflatable boat adrift near Libya, the chief health official on the Italian island of Lampedusa said on Monday.

Feb 09, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Boat migrants died of hypothermia: Italy

Italy`s Navy said on Friday that 17 boat migrants had died of hypothermia and dehydration in an attempt to cross the Mediterranean to Europe amid a sharp turn in the winter weather.

Dec 05, 2014, 17:28 PM IST
Anne Hathaway nearly got hypothermia on sets of 'Interstellar'

Anne Hathaway nearly got hypothermia on sets of 'Interstellar'

Actress Anne Hathaway has revealed she almost caught hypothermia after spending hours in cold water, while shooting a scene for her upcoming film 'Interstellar'.

Oct 28, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Heart attacks more common in winter

Think twice if you find alcohol the solution for keeping your body warm during winter. Medical experts caution that, apart from the common cold and cough, winter is also the time when more heart attacks occur.

Jan 14, 2014, 18:04 PM IST

Why diabetics should avoid travelling to high altitudes

Insulin needs could go up or down in diabetics when they travel to high altitudes, a new study has suggested.

Oct 01, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

Ukraine cold spell death toll rises to 101

Ukraine is experiencing the coldest winter in six years, with overnight temperatures sinking as low as minus 33 Celsius.

Feb 03, 2012, 14:53 PM IST