14 Apr 2016
New York: Kids who join youth gangs are more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts and mental health problems only get worse if they do not leave the gangs, a study has found.
29 Mar 2016
New York: If you are not saving enough for your retirement, you may not be alone. A new study has shown that a large number of people avoid saving for their old age because they are afraid to think of their own death.
12 Feb 2016
Toronto: People with schizophrenia are six times more likely to have attempted suicide than those without the mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels and behaves, a new study says.
28 Jan 2016
New York: Self-sacrificial behaviours like those seen in honeybees and ants may hold the key to find out whether human suicides have evolutionary roots, reveals a study.
19 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Birthmarks that may occur anywhere on the skin are signs of complexities present at the time of birth. They can also develop soon after birth, usually in the first month. Some old wives tales and few scientists have claimed that birthmarks are roadmap to past lives. They indicate the deeply interwoven relationship of our past and present life.
01 Feb 2016
Washington: When one spouse passes away, his or her characteristics continue to be linked with the surviving partner's well-being, a new study has claimed.
28 Dec 2015
New York: Is there a creature that can defeat death? Yes, says new research that confirmed that the tiny hydra - a centimeter-long polyp that inhabits fresh water all over the world - does not age and, if kept in ideal conditions, may just live forever.
26 Dec 2015
London: Lower levels of antibodies in saliva are associated with an elevated risk of mortality and could be an early indicator of risk, researchers from University of Birmingham have found.
04 Dec 2015
New York: People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, says a study.
03 Jan 2016
Jammu: "This wetland is dying a slow death; please help us to preserve it for our future generations," reads a billboard outside the famed Gharana wetland, the winter abode of thousands of migratory birds who throng this marshy land on the India-Pakistan border.