Anxiety drug for humans increases fish life

Fish may find some water contaminants to their benefit as researchers have shown that a drug used to treat anxiety in humans reduces mortality rates in fish.

Take efforts to bring down mortality rate: Kalam

Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam night urged the medical fraternity to take efforts to bring down the Maternal Mortality Rate, which was comparatively high in India.

Overweight teens don`t reap benefits of longevity gains as slim counterparts

A new study has found that people who were overweight as teenagers are not experiencing the same gains of today`s increased life expectancy rate like their slim counterparts.

Slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of dying early

A new research has revealed that having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of dying 15 years later.

Maternal mortality rate declining: Azad

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said various interventions by the government has helped in the decline of maternal mortality rate in the country.

Food supplement cuts heart failure mortality by half

A food supplement named Coenzyme Q10 can decrease death because of heart failure by half, according to the results of a trial.

Leaner diabetics have higher death rate

Adults of a normal weight with new-onset diabetes die at a higher rate than overweight/obese adults with the same disease.

Statins could cut mortality rate for flu patients

Statins offer a ray of hope for people infected with severe flu by keeping mortality at bay.

Mortality rate down, but BP still cause for concern

The study found overall death rate was 42% higher in patients with high BP than in those without it.

Mortality rate down, but BP still cause for concern

The study found overall death rate was 42% higher in patients with high BP than in those without it.

Infant mortality rate in Gujarat high

The infant mortality rate in
Gujarat during 2009 was close to five per cent or 48 per 1000
live births, the state Assembly was told.

Heart attack survival tied to hospital culture

A new study has concluded that hospital culture and organization of care may explain the wide range in mortality rates among patients treated for heart attacks.

Heart attack survival tied to hospital culture

A new study has concluded that hospital culture and organization of care may explain the wide range in mortality rates among patients treated for heart attacks.

Russia`s mortality rate back to normal as the heat wave recedes

The mortality rate, which had doubled with the record-breaking heat in the Russian capital, is back to normal as the heat wave recedes.