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Radiologists not at higher risk of radiation-related mortality

Male radiologists who graduated after 1940 had a better health profile than that of their psychiatrist colleagues, finds a study.

Hypertensive diseases during pregnancy can cut short women's lives

HDP that can complicate pregnancies is a group of diseases which includes preeclampsia, eclampsia, gestational hypertension, and chronic hypertension.

Higher sense of purpose may lower death risk: Study

People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, new research has claimed.

A high 'sense of purpose' in life lowers death risk

 People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, says a study.

Genetic stability key to switching off ageing

 Stabilising gene networks may switch off ageing, scientists have found in an advance that could create potential therapies against age-related diseases.

Awareness of mortality injurious to health

People with low self-esteem use a variety of escape mechanisms to avoid thinking about their own mortality.

Flu vaccinations also protect the elderly

Contrary to claims that the youth benefit more from flu vaccines, a 10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also reduce the hospitalisation rate and delay mortality among the elderly.

Climate change may cause conflict, violence: Study

Climate change may cause conflict, violence: Study

 Climate change presents substantial threats to physical and mental health, and may also create social instability, conflict and violence, a new study has revealed.

Pneumonia increases long-term morbidity, mortality

Having had community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) greatly increases the risk of long-term morbidity and mortality compared to those who have never had CAP, shows a Canadian study.

'Low' life satisfaction linked to 'high' mortality risk in older adults

 A new study has showed that greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is related to a reduced risk of mortality.

Strange that Environment min not accepting studies linking mortality to pollution: Panel

A house panel Monday said it was "strange" that Environment Ministry was not ready to "accept" studies linking mortality with air pollution as it recommended restricting use of personal vehicles through an efficient and cost effective public transport system.

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

New treadmill formula predicts risk of dying over a decade

A new study has shed light on treadmill performance and has indicated that the performance on a treadmill helps in predicting mortality.

Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed. 

Swine flu claims 743 lives

The number of deaths due to swine flu reached 743 on Friday, with 40 more people succumbing to the disease across India.

Jury still out on health benefits of drinking

 A new study has claimed that health benefits of alcohol may have been over-exaggerated from the reality.

Eating whole grains may help you live longer: Study

 Eating more whole grains is linked with reduced mortality, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.

High milk intake may be associated with more fractures, death rates

A new study has found that contrary to the belief that milk helps reduce the risk of fractures, it actually may be linked to high fracture and mortality rate.

Special gene variant leads to heavy smoking

 A new study has suggested a direct correlation between smoking and mortality showing that a special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking.