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Parent's death in childhood may increase kid's mortality risk in adulthood  Jul 23, 3:31 pm
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that individuals who have lost either of their parents during childhood, have 50 percent greater risk of mortality risks in their adulthood than those unexposed to parental death.
Odisha's infant mortality rate higher than national average: Harsh Vardhan  Jul 21, 11:04 am
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (ANI): Reviewing the state's health services profile, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that Odisha's infant and maternal mortality rates are higher than the national average.
Madhya Pradesh's health department ropes in Madhuri Dixit as brand ambassador  Jun 26, 5:06 pm
Bhopal, June 26 (ANI): Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit has been roped in as the brand ambassador for the Madhya Pradesh health department's 'Mamta Abhiyaan' which aims to end maternal mortality.
People with low blood levels of vitamin D twice as likely to die prematurely  Jun 13, 9:50 am
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Researchers have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D.
Patients admitted to hospital during weekends have higher mortality risk  Jun 1, 3:11 pm
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A systematic worldwide data reviewed of hospitals has revealed that patients admitted in hospitals over weekends tend to have 15 to 17 percent increased mortality rate.
Male infertility linked to 'high death risk'   May 19, 11:08 am
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have said that men, who are infertile because of defects in their semen, appear to be at higher death risk compared to men with normal semen.
Y chromosome's loss linked to shorter life expectancy and higher cancer risk for men  Apr 29, 9:30 am
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers have shown a correlation between a loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells and both a shorter life span and higher mortality from cancer in other organs.
Women at higher risk of dying due to booze than men  Apr 10, 11:53 am
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that females had an increased rate of all-cause mortality conferred by drinking compared with males, especially in heavy drinkers.
Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease in elderly women  Apr 6, 12:40 pm
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A study has found that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, does not increase coronary heart disease or cause mortality risk in elderly women.
Weight loss in people at risk of diabetes cuts mortality risk from cardiovascular disease  Apr 3, 10:26 am
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers have said that losing weight helped people, who were at risk of diabetes, decreases their chances of dying from cardiovascular disease.
Sleep apnoea could lead to elevated blood sugar levels  Apr 3, 9:40 am
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers have linked sleep apnoea with elevated blood sugar levels, raising fears that people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality.
Low-cal diet increases monkeys' lifespan  Apr 2, 1:02 pm
Washington, April 2 (ANI): Researchers have found in a study that a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases was seen among the monkeys, who had calorie-restricted diets.
Good self-management among diabetics helps cut risk of mortality   Mar 27, 11:15 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Researchers have showed that patients with good diabetes self-management that is patients with a high self-management index, had a significantly lower mortality risk than patients with a low self-management index.
Too much alcohol per week ups stroke mortality in men  Mar 20, 3:02 pm
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consuming alcohol more frequently than twice a week increases the risk of stroke mortality in men.
Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission surfaces  Mar 14, 10:00 am
Washington, March 14 (ANI): A 46-year-old woman in Texas likely acquired HIV after having a sexual relationship with her female partner in what health officials say is a very rare case of female-to-female transmission of the HIV.
Binge drinking ups mortality risk in older boozers   Mar 4, 12:24 pm
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Researchers studying the link between binge drinking and death rate among older moderate drinkers have found that binge-drinking older tipsters are more than two times higher odds of 20-year mortality as compared to regular moderate drinkers.
Eliminating maternal mortality could improve women's life expectancy in developing countries  Feb 26, 1:14 pm
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Eliminating maternal mortality, which is defined as the deaths related to pregnancy, would result in a gain of over a half year in life expectancy worldwide, according to a new study.
'Body Shape Index' better predictor of mortality than 'Body Mass Index'  Feb 25, 10:53 am
Washington, Feb. 25 (ANI): A new study have found that A Body Shape Index (ABSI), is a more effective predictor of mortality than Body Mass Index (BMI), the most common measure used to define obesity.
Perceived control reduces mortality risk only for lower educated people   Feb 4, 12:00 pm
Washington, Feb. 4 (ANI): Researchers have found that adults without college degrees live longer if they feel like they're in control of their lives and those who feel little control are three times as likely to die.
Running lowers breast cancer mortality risk than walking  Jan 30, 11:25 am
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that breast cancer survivors who meet the current exercise recommendations, which is 2.5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity per week, are at 25 percent lower risk for dying from breast cancer.
Hard-wired belief in immortality naturally emerges early in life  Jan 28, 2:28 pm
Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): Researchers examined children's ideas about "prelife," the time before conception, and found that our bias toward immortality is a part of human intuition that naturally emerges early in life.
MS patients experience decrease in life expectancy: Study  Jan 22, 11:13 am
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): A large scale study in the US on the mortality of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has provided us with new info about the life expectancy of people with the disease.
BP Gulf oil spill still killing dolphins   Jan 1, 10:01 am
Washington, Jan.1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that BP gulf oil spill is still influencing dolphin mortality, prognosis and reproductive health.
Its official! Bit of booze a day does keep the doctor at bay  Dec 17, 1:37 pm
Washington, Dec.17 (ANI): It has been known for a long time that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with lower mortality, and now a new study has found that moderate consumption of alcohol could bolster our immune system, and potentially our ability to fight infections.
Cheers! Heavy drinkers live far longer than teetotalers  Dec 11, 11:36 am
London, Dec11 (ANI): People who drink alcohol heavily have a lower mortality rate than those who do not drink at all, a new study has revealed.
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