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Washington [US], November 10 (ANI): 'Diseases of despair', such as substance abuse, alcohol dependency, and suicidal thoughts and behaviours, have soared in the US over the past decade, reveals an analysis of health insurance claims data published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Wisconsin [USA], July 19 (ANI): You have heard about the excessive use of air conditioners being one of the factors influencing global warming and climate change. But did you know, use of air conditioners during peak summers is also one of the causes behind premature deaths?
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], June 10 (ANI): To reduce the incidence of premature death from cardiovascular disease (CVD), people must maintain lower blood pressure, cut sodium intake, and eliminate trans fat from their diet, suggests a new study.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Washington D.C [U.S.A], Apr 28 (ANI): High levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), a group of environmental pollutants, in the blood can lead to premature deaths, according to a study.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 07 (ANI): Pollution is the largest environmental health risk across the world causing millions of premature deaths. With a spike in pollutants in the atmosphere and increased numbers of vehicles, many people are now raising environmental concerns.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 02 (ANI): Climate change and air pollution are causing millions of premature deaths, a recent study suggests.
Updated : 3 years, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco kills more than seven million people each year. Over six million deaths are a result of direct consumption, whereas 890 000 are the result of passive smoking. Nearly 100 million premature deaths have
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 11 (ANI): Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce smoking rates in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, according to a recent study.