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Heart patients may be at higher risk of early death due to loneliness

Feeling lonely was associated with poor outcomes in all patients regardless of their type of heart disease.

10 Jun 2018 5:45 PM

Study finds two out of three diabetes drugs lower death risk

All drugs lower blood sugar levels but results reveal while two of them reduced risk of death, one did not.

19 Apr 2018 8:37 AM

Study finds HIV patients with depression face serious death risks

This is the first time that the impact of cumulative depression has been studied across the whole HIV care continuum.

02 Mar 2018 8:06 PM

Study shows breast cancer gene doesn't really increase risk of death

Women with a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes have a seven-in-10 chance of getting breast cancer by the age of 80.

12 Jan 2018 11:00 AM

Sleep disturbance in diabetic women may turn out to be fatal

A comprehensive sleep evaluation for diabetes patients should also include tests on symptoms such as neuropathic pain and fatigue.

08 Nov 2017 8:11 PM


People with schizophrenia are three times more likely to die

A study looked at all deaths in Ontario over a 20-year period, more than 1.6 million deaths to understand trends in schizophrenia.

18 Sep 2017 7:55 PM

Conjoined twins find hope in surgery as they face early death

The surgery came after months of observation as the doctors gear up for a complicated procedure.

25 Jul 2017 8:34 PM

Risk of death from several diseases caused by red meat

Nitrates in processed meat were associated with a 15 percent increased risk of death from all causes.

26 May 2017 10:14 AM

Unemployment linked to increased risk of death

The ability to hold a job brings valuable information on wellbeing and performance status.

01 May 2017 10:06 AM

People losing sense of smell face early death risk

Researchers from Stockholm University in Sweden followed about 1,774 adults aged 40 to 90 years for 10 years.

22 Mar 2017 8:18 PM


Even one cigarette a day may kill you early

Tobacco smoking poses a major public health challenge and claims about five million lives each year worldwide.

06 Dec 2016 9:09 AM

Pessimism can actually prove fatal: study

People with high levels of pessimism seemed to have a higher risk of CHD-induced mortality.

18 Nov 2016 9:18 AM

Winter babies increase death risk for mothers

Gestational diabetes mellitus is a serious pregnancy complication characterised by inadequate blood sugar control.

16 Nov 2016 6:21 PM