17 Dec 2014
Montreal: People injecting drugs like cocaine are at a double-fold risk of developing suicidal behaviour, say researchers. By studying the substance's use among over 1,200 people who inject drugs, researchers from the University of Montreal, Canada, and its Hospital Research Centre (CHUM) found a definite link between substance abuse and suicide.
13 Dec 2014
London: Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.
01 Nov 2014
London: British scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells paving the way for new treatments.
19 Nov 2014
London: Vitamin D deficiency is not just bad for your bone health, it can also result in various other diseases leading to an early death, research shows. The study based on examination of genes has established for the first time a causal relationship between low Vitamin D levels and increased mortality, the researchers claimed.
26 Sep 2014
New York: If you look for perfection in everything you do but sometimes fail to achieve that, do not lose heart too often else it may trigger suicide risk.
08 Nov 2014
London: We know that happiness is associated with a lower risk of death. New research shows that the meaningfulness and sense of purpose that older people have in their lives are also related to survival.
08 Sep 2014
Sydney: Australian researchers are developing a smartphone app to stop the escalating rate of indigenous youth suicide.
29 Oct 2014
London: Drinking more than one and a half pints of milk a day could increase the risk of early death, a new study has warned. Researchers led by Professor Karl Michaelsson of Uppsala University in Sweden found that the high levels of lactose and galactose sugar in milk means that the drink in large quantities could have a negative effect.
02 Oct 2014
Washington: The inability to identify scents is a strong predictor of death within five years in older adults, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found.
14 Oct 2014
Washington: Living close to a major road may increase women's risk of sudden cardiac death, a new research has warned. Environmental exposure may increase heart disease risk as much as smoking, poor diet or obesity, the study suggests.