Mortality risk

Chronic diseases raise cancer, mortality risk

Chronic diseases raise cancer, mortality risk

According to the study, published in the journal BJM, chronic diseases are not targetted in the current cancer prevention strategies.

Feb 05, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2016, 16:07 PM 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

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.

Dec 03, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

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.

Feb 27, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2014, 19:19 PM 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

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.

Apr 10, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Mar 27, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Drinking tea cuts mortality risk by 30%

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

Oct 12, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 19, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

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.

May 18, 2010, 20:21 PM IST

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.

May 18, 2010, 00:00 AM IST