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Dietary supplements may do more harm than good: Study

 The intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, in some cases, may even prove to be injurious.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

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

Overweight twins may up diabetes risk

During a follow-up period of on average 12.4 years, differences between the twins were compared when it comes to incidents of mortality, heart attack and type 2 diabetes.

Aug 03, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Radiologists not at higher risk of radiation-related mortality

Male radiologists who graduated after 1940 had a better health profile than that of their psychiatrist colleagues, finds a study.

Jul 19, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Hypertensive diseases during pregnancy can cut short women's lives

HDP that can complicate pregnancies is a group of diseases which includes preeclampsia, eclampsia, gestational hypertension, and chronic hypertension.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

Higher sense of purpose may lower death risk: Study

People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, new research has claimed.

Dec 06, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

A high 'sense of purpose' in life lowers death risk

 People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, says a study.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Genetic stability key to switching off ageing

 Stabilising gene networks may switch off ageing, scientists have found in an advance that could create potential therapies against age-related diseases.

Aug 30, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Awareness of mortality injurious to health

People with low self-esteem use a variety of escape mechanisms to avoid thinking about their own mortality.

Aug 27, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Flu vaccinations also protect the elderly

Contrary to claims that the youth benefit more from flu vaccines, a 10-year study has found that annual influenza vaccinations can also reduce the hospitalisation rate and delay mortality among the elderly.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Climate change may cause conflict, violence: Study

 Climate change presents substantial threats to physical and mental health, and may also create social instability, conflict and violence, a new study has revealed.

Aug 15, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

Pneumonia increases long-term morbidity, mortality

Having had community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) greatly increases the risk of long-term morbidity and mortality compared to those who have never had CAP, shows a Canadian study.

Jun 12, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

'Low' life satisfaction linked to 'high' mortality risk in older adults

 A new study has showed that greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is related to a reduced risk of mortality.

Jun 09, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Strange that Environment min not accepting studies linking mortality to pollution: Panel

A house panel Monday said it was "strange" that Environment Ministry was not ready to "accept" studies linking mortality with air pollution as it recommended restricting use of personal vehicles through an efficient and cost effective public transport system.

Apr 27, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

Apr 08, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

Relationship quality directly linked to mortality, blood pressure

A team of researchers has directly linked mortality and blood pressure to relationship quality.

Apr 08, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

New treadmill formula predicts risk of dying over a decade

A new study has shed light on treadmill performance and has indicated that the performance on a treadmill helps in predicting mortality.

Mar 03, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed. 

Mar 03, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

Swine flu claims 743 lives

The number of deaths due to swine flu reached 743 on Friday, with 40 more people succumbing to the disease across India.

Feb 20, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Jury still out on health benefits of drinking

 A new study has claimed that health benefits of alcohol may have been over-exaggerated from the reality.

Feb 11, 2015, 18:31 PM IST