Starvation

Never starve yourself as it's primarily responsible for typical cell death

Never starve yourself as it's primarily responsible for typical cell death

According to a new study, researchers have characterized the cell death process due to starvation, in which the endoplasmic reticulum plays a leading role.

May 04, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Manipur's Moreh town on brink of starvation following blockade

Thousands of tourists, traders and local residents were stranded in Manipur's Moreh town, reeling under a severe shortage of essential food items and life-saving medicines, as a result of an indefinite highway blockade.

Aug 16, 2016, 21:52 PM IST
Indians almost starving in Saudi are over 10,000, not 800: Sushma Swaraj

Indians almost starving in Saudi are over 10,000, not 800: Sushma Swaraj

In a humanitarian crisis, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship after losing their jobs and the government has ordered its mission in the Gulf nation to provide food to them besides other assistance.

Jul 31, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Embarrassment for Akhilesh Yadav; 40-year-old man dies of starvation in UP's Barabanki

Embarrassment for Akhilesh Yadav; 40-year-old man dies of starvation in UP's Barabanki

In what can bring in huge embarrassment for Akhilesh Yadav led-Uttar Pradesh government, a 40-year-old man has allegedly died due to starvation in Barabanki district.

Jun 07, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

 The stress of short-term nutritional deprivation as larvae actually makes honeybees -- critical to the world's food supply -- more resilient to starvation as adults, a new study has found.

Apr 01, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Sacked from job, 70-year-old starves himself to death

Dejected over being sacked from his job for "negligence" in duty, a 70-year-old watchman allegedly starved himself to death in his house here, police said.

Aug 21, 2015, 22:37 PM IST
Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

A new study has revealed that polar bears' metabolism cannot cope with starvation associated with warmer summers in the Arctic.

Jul 17, 2015, 12:06 PM IST

250,000 children starving in South Sudan: UN

 A quarter of a million children face starvation in war-torn South Sudan, with an end to the 18-month conflict as distant as ever, the expelled UN aid chief warned Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Tossing out food while millions starve ''unacceptable'': Spanish queen

 Queen Letizia of Spain on Friday said throwing away food at a time when more than 800 million people are suffering from starvation is "unacceptable" behaviour, Spanish news agency Efe reported.

Jun 12, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Starvation effects pass on to next 3 generations

Starvation may affect the health of at least the next three generations, says a study.

Jul 18, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Starvation compels woman to kill two sons in Pakistan

Forced by extreme poverty, a 24-year-old Pakistani woman today allegedly murdered her two minor sons by drowning one in a bath tub and strangulating other here.

Mar 05, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

US couple gets decades in prison for girl`s death

A Washington state couple accused of starving, beating and forcing their adopted daughter outside as punishment have been sentenced to decades in prison for her death.

Oct 30, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Syria crisis: Clerics allow starving Syrians to eat cats, dogs

The religious clerics in the war-torn country’s capital, Damascus, have issued a ruling (fatwa) on the occasion of Eid al-Adha permitting the Syrians to eat cats, dogs and donkeys which is otherwise considered unfit for human consumption in Islam.

Oct 16, 2013, 00:23 AM IST

Plants do math to avoid starvation

Plants do complex arithmetic calculations to make sure they have enough food to prevent starvation at night, a new study has found.

Jun 23, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

`N Korea wastes millions on rockets, people starve`

The Unha-3 rocket - which North Korea said would put a satellite into orbit - was launched from Cholsan.

Apr 14, 2012, 12:56 PM IST

Starvation during infancy `may up risk of cardiac complications later in life`

Scientists have tried to make new strategies to identify people who experienced intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and starvation during childhood.

Mar 31, 2012, 17:37 PM IST

No one should die of starvation: SC

No one in the country should die
of starvation and malnutrition, the Supreme Court
on Wednesday said.

Sep 14, 2011, 18:49 PM IST

`No starvation deaths in arson-hit villages in Chhattisgarh `

The Chhattisgarh government Monday denied reports that six villagers have died of starvation in the Tarmetla area of insurgency-hit Dantewada district where the security forces allegedly went on a rampage last month.

Apr 04, 2011, 12:21 PM IST

Starvation keeps brain sharp

Stay hungry and sleep-deprived to stay sharp –that seems to be the idea, at least for fruit flies.

Mar 09, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

Starvation keeps brain sharp

Stay hungry and sleep-deprived to stay sharp –that seems to be the idea, at least for fruit flies.

Mar 09, 2011, 00:00 AM IST