Early death

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
Persistent chronic pain may increase risk of dying early, says study

Persistent chronic pain may increase risk of dying early, says study

Chronic pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Back pain? You have 13% higher chance of dying early

Back pain? You have 13% higher chance of dying early

Signalling that people suffering from the condition need to recognise and treat the symptoms seriously, a new research warns that older people with back pain have a 13 per cent higher chance of dying prematurely.

Feb 24, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death.

Nov 23, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Can your saliva predict if you will die early?

Ever thought if your saliva could predict if you will die early? Well, it may be a possibility.

Dec 24, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

Swap the couch with treadmill to avoid dying early

 Swapping just one hour of sitting with some physical activity such as walking each day, decreases your chance of an early death by 12 to 14 percent, said a new study that involved over 200,000 volunteers.

Oct 01, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Vitamin C lowers the risk of heart diseases, early death

A new research has found that high concentration of vitamin C in the blood attained by eating fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Diabetes, heart disease together cause early death: Study

People suffering from both diabetes and heart disease are at a greater early death risk than people with just one condition or no disease, a study said.

Jul 08, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Eat few peanuts every day to slash early death risk from cancer

A new study has suggested that peanuts can protect against early death from cancer and heart disease.

Jun 11, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

'Four in five Indians choose not to cure mental illness'

Four in five people suffering from severe mental ailment in India choose not to treat it which causes early death by at least 15-20 years as compared to mentally healthy people, medical experts said here on Monday.

Apr 13, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Scientists identify biological clock to predict longivity

A group of scientists has identified a biological clock that could help predict how long we live, according to a study.

Jan 30, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Early death more likely in areas with lots of alcohol outlets

Scientists have found a link between the density of both cheque-cashing places and alcohol outlets in a given neighbourhood and the risk of premature death.

Dec 28, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

3 bn people worldwide at risk of ill health, early death due to household air pollution: Lancet

A new research has revealed that household air pollution, sourced by the use of plant-based or coal fuel for cooking, heating, and lightingaround, could cause 3 million people to suffer from health risks and early death worldwide.

Sep 03, 2014, 11:47 AM IST

Stressed social relationships can lead to early death: Study

According to a new study, troubled relationships and frequent arguments with friends/family puts one`s health at a great risk and can induce early death.

May 20, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Alcoholism: Why it is bad for your health

Drinking alcohol can be enjoyable and is a socially acceptable activity in many parts of the world, but it can also influence you and your lives.

Dec 12, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Depression tied to early death in cancer survivors

Depressed cancer survivors are twice as likely to die prematurely than those who do not suffer from depression, a new study has warned.

May 18, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Walking cuts risk of early death in elderly by 40%: Study

A short walk just four times a week can reduce the risk of early death in older people by a staggering 40 per cent, a new study has claimed.

Jan 17, 2013, 14:00 PM IST

Fast walkers for long keep safe distance from death

Men aged 70 years and above who walk at speeds of at least five km an hour can hope to keep death behind and live longer.

Dec 16, 2011, 13:17 PM IST

Can proteins in blood predict early death?

The condition of kidneys could tell whether there is a likelihood of premature death after its functioning is impaired.

Dec 16, 2011, 12:36 PM IST