The death toll due to chikungunya-triggered complications stood at 12 on Wednesday, with two new cases reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), prompting Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda to seek a ...
With a genetic predisposition brought to the fore by changing lifestyles, deaths due to diabetes increased 50 per cent in India between 2005 and 2015, and is now the seventh-most common cause of death in ...
Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women, with a toll, mainly from breast cancer, of some 5.5 million per year by 2030 -- roughly the population of Denmark.
The findings showed that the premature deaths, defined as those at ages 35-69 years, would be 29.5 per cent and 14.6 per cent for moderately obese men and women.
The death toll from dengue has crossed the 100 mark here and still the vector borne disease shows no signs of relenting in Uttar Pradesh.
U.S. death rates from breast cancer have dropped, although the decline was still greater among white women than black women, according to a study released Thursday.
Likening the death of at least 93 children due to Japanese Encephalitis and other reasons in tribal-dominated Malkangiri district of Odisha to a 'National Calamity', Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said he would take up ...
Health and environment officials from over 24 countries have committed to reducing the annual 12.6 million deaths due to pollution, the World Health Organisation and United Nations Environment Programme have said.
Dengue has claimed 179 lives across the country this year while no death has been reported due to chikungunya, though it affected 21,000 people, the Rajya Sabha was told today.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on Tuesday.