Five daily portions of fruit, vegetables lower death risk

Add a substantial amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet - at least five portions - and live your life disease free.

Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

Daily running can lower death risk

A new US study has suggested that running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person`s risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

Depression ups death risk in younger women: Study

Young women are especially vulnerable to depression and moderate and severe depression may double their risk of death from heart diseases, a new study says.

Arguments in social circle may double your death risk: Study

Do you often fight with partners, relatives and friends on trivial matters? Stop this immediately as frequent arguments may double the risk of death.

Power naps could increase early death risk by 33%

A new study has revealed that regular power napping could increase the likelihood of an early death by a third.

Smoking after cancer diagnosis ups death risk: study

Men who continue to smoke after being diagnosed with cancer have an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking, US researchers said.

Air pollution ups risk of death in bronchiectasis patients

A new study has revealed that living close to a busy road is associated with a higher risk of death in people with bronchiectasis.

Psychiatric drugs may not increase death risk: Study

Drugs that treat psychiatric illnesses may not increase a person`s risk of dying over three to four months of treatment, according to a new study.

Obesity related death risk increases with age

A new study found that the risk of death due to obesity increases as individuals grow older, despite past findings that predict a weaker association.

Vegetarian diets linked to lower death risk

Vegetarian diets have been linked with reductions in risk for several chronic diseases, including hypertension, but a new study has claimed that they are also associated with reduced death rates.

Young obesity doubles death risk before 55: Study

Men who are obese in their early 20s are twice as likely as peers of average weight to die before reaching the age of 55, a study said Tuesday.

High heart rate at rest linked to increased risk of death

Irrespective of level of physical fitness, people with high resting heart rates have higher risk of death than those with lower heart rates, a new study has found.

Death risk from obesity increases with age

The "obesity paradox" that says, at age 65 and older, having an elevated BMI won`t shorten your lifespan, and may even extend it has been proved wrong in a new study.

Meditation may help cut death risk in heart patients

A new research has found that people with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with those who attended a health education class over more than five years.

Exercise ‘reduces death risk from cardiovascular disease’

Exercise reduces the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in people suffering from high blood pressure, a new study has revealed.

Moderate drinking after heart attack lowers death risk

Men who drink moderately have a lower risk of death than non-drinkers, especially after surviving the first heart attack.

Obesity nearly doubles death risk tied to sleeping pills

Researchers have warned that obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills.

Even a single cigarette can be hazardous to young adults

A new study has revealed that smoking even a single cigarette can impair health for young people.

Even mild cognitive impairment ups death risk

Even mild cognitive impairment can significantly increase the risk for death, scientists say.