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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.

Attention parents! Childhood head injury may up mental illness, mortality risk

The findings showed that people who had experienced a single mild, moderate or severe brain injury during childhood were at twice the risk of being admitted to hospital as a mental health inpatient.

BP control may reduce premature death in kidney diseases

A stringent blood pressure control regime may reduce the potential risk of early death among individuals suffering with chronic kidney disease, revealed a study.

Migratory birds' stress cause faster ageing, premature death

Migratory birds' stress cause faster ageing, premature death

Migration lets birds take advantage of abundant food resources at high latitudes during the breeding season while escaping the region's harsh winters. 

Higher `resting` heart rate linked to premature death

In the study, researchers assessed 46 studies involving 1 246 203 patients and 78 349 deaths from all causes, and 848 320 patients and 25 800 deaths from heart disease.

Military personnels have 50% risk of motor neurone disease

It is extremely rare, affecting only five to seven people in every 100,000 in the UK.

Single blood test to predict premature death risk

 With identification of a biomarker, researchers have found that a single blood test could reveal whether an apparently healthy person is likely to die of pneumonia or sepsis within the next 14 years.

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.

Elephants' death: Animal rights group seeks PM's intervention

Elephants' death: Animal rights group seeks PM's intervention

Heritage Animal Task Force has appealed to the Prime Minister to order a high-level enquiry into the alleged premature death of seven captive elephants in Kerala since January this year.