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Mystic Mantra: A reminder of your mortality

The body has a memory of its own, which functions in its own way.

11 Jan 2020 6:32 AM

Women with breast cancer who use asprin have higher mortality risk following cancer

Higher aspirin consumption in breast cancer patient’s increases mortality rate: Study.

13 Aug 2019 9:21 AM

Talking about the last taboo: Death

An innovative project called ‘Departure Lounge’ in London, aims to help people come to terms with their mortality.

06 May 2019 6:15 PM

The relation between low socio-economic status and health is not permanent conviction

Study show that people who have come out of low social-economic background have low mortality risks than those who didn't manage to grow.

22 Mar 2019 8:07 PM

Social isolation increases death risk

Social isolation has been linked to higher mortality.

18 Nov 2018 10:24 AM


Air pollution, noise putting you at risk of heart attacks, diabetes

Study looked at the combined effects of air pollution and transportation noise for heart attack mortality.

26 Oct 2018 8:36 AM

Sleep apnea may predict mortality rate

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Oct 2018 3:42 PM

World Heart Day: High carbohydrate intake increases mortality rate, says study

The study also dismissed the age-old convention that low consumption of dietary fat helps keep blood cholesterol levels in check.

29 Sep 2018 5:15 PM

Here's why loneliness is so dangerous for your health

Harvard doctor explains what loneliness does to the brain and hormonal system and why people need to spend time together.

21 Sep 2018 9:08 AM

Food insecurity may increase death rate

Researchers found that the more severe level of food insecure of an individual, the higher the risk of mortality.

30 Aug 2018 4:32 PM


Moderate carbohydrate intake may result in good health

The findings appeared in the Journal of The Lancet Public Health. 

18 Aug 2018 8:11 PM

Broken bones tied to increased risk of death for up to 10 years

The risk of dying is highest in the year immediately after the fracture.

11 Aug 2018 2:27 PM

Sleeping for more than 8 hours each night increases likelihood of early death

Scientific study reveals a 47 per cent higher risk of heart disease and strokes for those who sleep more.

08 Aug 2018 11:19 AM

'Invisible' stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death'

Having blood in stool may be an early warning for a number of diseases, and could indicate the need for lifestyle change.

21 Jul 2018 3:15 PM

Obesity alone does not increase early death risk: Study

Individuals with metabolically healthy obesity are actually not at an elevated mortality rate.

15 Jul 2018 7:10 PM


Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn

It’s good to see that shading has become the main form of sun protection as it’s free, inexpensive and feels better than being outside.

11 Jul 2018 3:53 PM

Risk of cardiovascular disease varies widely among states in India: Study

CVD has emerged as a leading cause of death in India.

20 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

Average lifetime alcohol intake may determine risks of cancer, mortality

Even light-to-moderate levels of alcohol intake have previously been linked to increased cancer risk.

20 Jun 2018 8:44 AM

Walking faster may add years to your life

Separating the effect of one specific aspect of physical activity and understanding its association with risk of early death is complex.

03 Jun 2018 2:40 PM

Here's how you can undo perils of too much screen time

Increasing strength and fitness may offset the adverse health consequences of spending leisure time sitting down and watching a screen.

24 May 2018 6:18 PM