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Women suffering with migraine at increased mortality risk

The findings showed that women who reported a migraine had a greater risk for major cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, strokes and angina -- chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.

Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk

Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin -- a cheap and common drug that helps control blood sugar levels -- has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.

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.

Transcendental meditation lowers BP, heart and mortality risks

Since the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the enzyme telomerase in 1984, identifying other biological molecules that lengthen or shorten the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes has been slow going.

Weight discrimination may cut short your life

The results confirm previous studies that had indicated that teasing a person to lose weight has the opposite effect over the long-term.

Heart scan may predict mortality risk over 15 years

 A simple x-ray test that looks for early signs of coronary artery disease could help doctors identify if you are at risk of dying over the next 15 years, says a new study.

Chronic insomnia ups mortality risk: Study

Chronic insomnia increases mortality risk primarily due to heart-related problems and not cancer, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Even mild heart disease increases mortality risk for diabetic patients

A large-scale study involving 40,000 patients from 17 centres around the world has found that diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the risk of a heart attack.

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.

Heavy women drinkers at greater mortality risk: Study

Read this carefully if you cannot imagine your evenings without wine or vodka, and especially if you are a woman.

Good self-management among diabetics helps cut risk of mortality

Researchers have showed that patients with good diabetes self-management that is patients with a high self-management index, had a significantly lower mortality risk than patients with a low self-management index.

Binge drinking ups mortality risk in older boozers

Researchers studying the link between binge drinking and death rate among older moderate drinkers have found that binge-drinking older tipsters are more than two times higher odds of 20-year mortality as compared to regular moderate drinkers.

Perceived control reduces mortality risk only for lower educated people

Researchers have found that adults without college degrees live longer if they feel like they`re in control of their lives and those who feel little control are three times as likely to die.

Breast cancer survivors should run more to decrease mortality risk

New research suggests that running may be more effective than walking in lowering breast cancer mortality risk.

High testosterone levels up mortality risk in older men

A new study has found that older men whose testosterone levels were neither low nor high tended to live longer.

Drinking tea cuts mortality risk by 30%

Scientists suggest that drinking a regular cup of tea or coffee can help you live longer.

Why non-drinkers have higher mortality rates

A new study has explored why non-drinkers have a higher mortality risk than people who are light drinkers.

Kidney function, damage markers could help predict mortality risk

A new study has shown that common tests of kidney function and damage can predict the risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and all causes.

Kidney function, damage markers could help predict mortality risk

A new study has shown that common tests of kidney function and damage can predict the risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and all causes.

Negativity ‘ups mortality risk in peripheral arterial disease patients’

Peripheral arterial disease patients with negative, inhibited personality type are at an increased risk of dying within four years, say researchers.