03 Apr 2014
Washington: A new research unveiled that a simple blood test can predict a person's risk for sudden cardiac death.
02 Apr 2014
London: A new study has claimed that single men of all ages are at a higher risk of death from skin cancer. They are more likely to die of cutaneous malignant melanoma - a most aggressive form of skin cancer - as there are differences in prognosis depending on cohabitation status and gender.
01 Apr 2014
New Delhi: A new study published by the British Medical Journal suggests that sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs are linked to a higher risk of death.
27 Mar 2014
Washington: Those who were overweight or obese as teenagers are likely to die early as life expectancy gains over the last 50 years have not been to their benefit, a research reveals.
21 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A young medical professional, who chose to end his life by consuming a combination of drugs, was saved by doctors using an unusual medical technique. The incident has now found a place in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (IJCCM).
24 Mar 2014
Washington: As the world observes World TB Day on Monday, a shocking research reveals that despite improved medication and government’s initiative as well as aid agencies' efforts, the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.
17 Feb 2014
New York: Are you in your sixties and feeling isolated? Protect yourself from loneliness and depression to avoid early death.
24 Jun 2013
A new survey has found that trivial text messages sent or read by drivers at the wheel have claimed the lives of many on the roads and left many more injured.
21 Jan 2014
Washington: As the gun control movement in US is gaining momentum, a new study cautions that someone with access to firearms is at a greater risk of committing suicide or being a victim of homicide.
22 Jan 2014
Paris: Heart-attack patients admitted to hospital at night or on weekends run a five-percent higher risk of dying than those treated during regular hours, researchers said.