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India among 5 countries with highest rheumatic heart disease deaths

India among 5 countries with highest rheumatic heart disease deaths

With 1,19,100 deaths, India is among the five nations -- Indonesia, the DR Congo, China and Pakistan -- that accounted for 73 per cent of rheumatic heart disease deaths globally in 2015, a study has showed.

Flood situation in UP remains grim, toll mounts to 91

Flood situation in UP remains grim, toll mounts to 91

Nearly 57,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps in flood-affected districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh where there was no let up in the situation as waters of rivers emanating from Nepal caused havoc in vast swathes of human habitation, the relief commissioner's office said citing a flood report compiled till yesterday.

India sees 1,094 swine flu deaths in 2017

India sees 1,094 swine flu deaths in 2017

According to the report, released for the 33rd week of this year on swine flu, the highest number of deaths was recorded in Maharashtra at 437, followed by Goa with 269 and Rajasthan with 69 deaths.
 

Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030: Study

Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030: Study

According to the study, hotter temperatures speed up the chemical reactions that create air pollutants like ozone and fine particulate matters, which impact public health. 

Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

According to researchers, people with persistent mental distress, including depression and anxiety, were nearly four times as likely to have died of cardiovascular disease and nearly three times as likely to have died from any cause.

Oxygen supply cut claims lives of 17 patients at Indore's MY Hospital

Oxygen supply cut claims lives of 17 patients at Indore's MY Hospital

The hospital administration has refuted the claims that the deaths were caused by lack of oxygen or "any other negligence".

Want to live long and healthy life? Include ten portions of fruits, veggies in your daily diet

Want to live long and healthy life? Include ten portions of fruits, veggies in your daily diet

One should include 10 portions or 800 grammes of fruit and vegetables daily as it help reduce the risk of early deaths.

EU condemns terrorist attack at church in Cairo

The European Union (EU) on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack at a Coptic church in Cairo which claimed 25 lives and wounded 49 others.

UN condemns suicide car bombing in Somalia

The UN top envoy in Somalia on Sunday condemned a suicide car bombing at the Mogadishu seaport, which left at least 16 people dead and several others injured.

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

Here's the truth about occasional smoking

But this new study suggests that smokers who go through much less than a pack of cigarettes a day still have an increased risk of an early death than non-smokers.

Panel discussion on Kanpur train accident- Part II

Panel discussion on Till when deaths in train will be tolerated? Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Panel discussion on Kanpur train accident

Panel discussion on Till when deaths in train will be tolerated? Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

India beats China in air pollution deaths in 2015: Report

India beats China in air pollution deaths in 2015: Report

According to Global Burden of Disease project, India witnessed 50 deaths more than China reported per day in 2015.

Over 24 nations agree to reduce 12.6 m annual pollution deaths

Over 24 nations agree to reduce 12.6 m annual pollution deaths

According to WHO, around 12.6 million deaths a year are associated with environmental pollution.

Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

New-born babies should be put to bed in the same bedroom as their parents but not on the same bed for the first year of their life.

High-stressed jobs can lead to early grave

A team of researchers from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business found that individuals in low-control jobs, high job demands are associated with a 15.4 per cent increase in the likelihood of death.

Varanasi stampede: Death toll rises to 25, more than 100 injured

Death toll due to stampede in Varanasi rises to 25, more than 100 injured. Watch complete news story of News 100 for getting detailed updates!

Six electrocuted, over 20 injured as bus touches live wire in Odisha

At least six persons were electrocuted and over 20 injured when a bus came in contact with a live wire in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.

Dengue cases cross 2,000-mark in Bengal

 Dengue cases in West Bengal have crossed the 2,000-mark this year while the official death count so far is at 14, a Health Department official said here on Thursday.

Moderate physical activity can prevent dementia

 An increase in physical activity can prevent new cases of dementia globally each year, a new study has revealed.