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Food supplement cuts heart failure mortality by half May 25, 3:51 pm
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A food supplement named Coenzyme Q10 can decrease death because of heart failure by half, according to the results of a trial.
Fridays and Januarys deadliest for heart patients May 25, 12:00 pm
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Mortality and length of stay are highest in heart failure patients admitted in January, on Friday, and overnight, according to a study.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, a new study by an Indian origin researcher and her team has found.
Cabinet approves launch of National Urban Health Mission May 1, 6:33 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) to reduce rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and for universal access to reproductive health care.
Antidepressants linked to increased risks after surgery Apr 30, 10:15 am
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) - one of the widely prescribed antidepressants -have been associated with increased risk of bleeding, transfusion, hospital readmission and mortality when taken around the time of surgery, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): As women live longer and have fewer children, they are becoming taller and slimmer, a new study has shown.
London, Apr.26 (ANI): Microsoft founder and a business magnate, Bill Gates has pledged to donate 1.8 billion dollars for the cause of eradicating all polio types.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An Indian study has found that 30.4 percent of hip fracture patients died within one year, with the majority of deaths occurring within the first six months after fracture, and survivors had high rates of functional impairment
Screening men before 50 can lower prostate cancer mortality rates Apr 17, 11:15 am
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, a new study suggests.
Ghulam Nabi Azad lauds South India for progress in health sector Apr 13, 7:17 pm
Thrissur, Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has appreciated South India in general and Kerala in particular for the rapid strides made in the health sector and having indicators such as Mother Mortality Rate (MMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Total Fertility Rate (TFR), comparable to the developed countries.
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older adults who have higher levels of blood omega-3 levels-fatty acids found almost exclusively in fatty fish and seafood-may be able to lower their overall mortality risk by as much as 27 percent and their mortality risk from heart disease by about 35 percent.
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): While poverty and under-education continue to dampen contraception use in Nepal, exacerbating the country's efforts to reduce maternal and child mortality rates, researchers said another, more surprising factor may be more intractable: Deeply held cultural preferences for sons over daughters.
Higher status doesn't mean better health Mar 12, 11:16 am
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Even though people with high socioeconomic status have always been linked with better health and lower mortality, a new study says that this may not hold true.
Melbourne, March 7 (ANI): A 'mortality index' that consists of a 12-item list of health questions can help predict chances for dying within 10 years for patients aged 50 and older.
Marriage may not provide health benefits to all Mar 6, 1:49 pm
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study has argued that marriage may not always be as beneficial to health as experts have led us to believe.
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.5 (ANI): The infant mortality rate has come down in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir after the state government took steps to upgrade healthcare facilities under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and infrastructure in rural areas.
Is coffee drinking related to mortality? Feb 20, 10:56 am
Washington, February 20 (ANI): As coffee drinking increased, the risk of death decreased.
New Delhi, Feb. 1 (ANI): Asserting that the key to the country's progress lies in reducing maternal and child mortality and morbidity, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said improving the health of mother and child is vital to increase equity and reduce poverty.
Familial gene mutation immortalizes deadly skin cancer Jan 27, 2:19 pm
Washington, January 27 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist and his team analyzed the genomes of 14 family members who were affected by malignant melanoma and found an identical mutation in the gene for telomerase, an enzyme often called 'immortality enzyme', in all persons studied.
Higher obesity levels tied to increased death risk Jan 2, 4:43 pm
Washington, January 2 (ANI): Overall obesity and higher levels of obesity are both associated with a significantly higher all-cause risk of death, while overweight is associated with significantly lower all-cause mortality, researchers say.
Blood transfusion may up death risk for patients with heart attack Dec 25, 12:10 pm
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A meta-analysis of 10 studies conducted by researchers including an Indian origin has found that receipt of a blood transfusion among patients with myocardial infarction (heart attack) was associated with increased all-cause mortality compared with not receiving a blood transfusion during heart attack.
Palm trees 'may hold key to immortality' Dec 20, 11:13 am
Washington, December 20 (ANI): The key to longevity may not lie in a miraculous essence of water, but rather in the structure and function of cells within a plant and not a special, mysterious, rare plant, but one that we may think of as being quite commonplace, even ordinary - the palm, researchers say.
Ability to sit and rise from floor can predict death risk Dec 14, 2:29 pm
Washington, December 14 (ANI): A simple screening test of musculo-skeletal fitness, which assess a person's ability to sit and then rise unaided from the floor, has proved remarkably predictive of all-cause mortality in a study of more than 2000 middle-aged and older men and women.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): A new American Cancer Society study has found a strong inverse association between caffeinated coffee intake and oral/pharyngeal cancer mortality.
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has said Ricky Ponting made the right call to deal with his cricket mortality in Adelaide, and added that he is happy that his old pal got a chance to decide on his retirement date.
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