16 May 2015
London: Just 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week is linked to a 40 percent lower risk of death from any cause among the elderly, a new research shows.
20 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Deadly disease 'swine flu' is back in the country claiming over 700 lives across India so far. Besides that more than 11,000 people were tested positive for the H1N1 virus.
01 Jun 2015
London: Patients with low blood pressure before an operation are at increased risk of death during or after the surgery than those with preoperative high blood pressure, say researchers, including Indian-origin scientists.
17 Apr 2015
Washington: Two weeks from now, the first-ever NASA spacecraft to orbit Mercury will take a dramatic death plunge into the innermost planet of the solar system.Nearly out of fuel, the Messenger probe will hit Mercury's surface at 14,080 km per hour, creating a crater about 52 feet across.
26 Feb 2015
New York: Now you can more easily help save the lives of friends who might appear distressed, through a new updated Facebook feature.
23 Apr 2015
London: Even if you quit smoking at the age of 60, you can lower the risk of heart attack and stroke within the first five years, say German researchers.After a person quits smoking, this risk continues to decrease.
24 Mar 2015
New York: Eating every day a diet high in whole grains and cereal fibres may reduce your risk of premature death, suggests a new study.
02 May 2015
Washington: Adding just two minutes of walking each hour to your routine may offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have found.
31 Dec 2014
New York: A child is five times more likely to attempt suicide if he/she has a parent who has attempted suicide in the past, research has found.The researchers found a direct effect of a parent's suicide attempt on a child, even after they took into account a history of previous suicide attempt by the offspring and a familial transmission of mood disorder.
13 Feb 2015
New York: Even short-term exposure to air pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter may increase the risk for suicide, especially among men between 36 to 64 years of age, says a new study.