Resting heart rate is extremely important in assessing overall health. In a new study, a higher resting heart rate is found linked to a higher risk of death from any cause in men 50 years old and older.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2019
A new study has found that patients who visit the same doctor will live longer. The researchers of the study examined over 1.4 million patients from various countries and discovered they had a higher chance of dying if they switched doctors.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 29, 2018
Researchers suggest that walking a faster rate is better for the heart. A study showed that for people who walked faster had a significantly lower risk of dying young or having a stroke or heart attack.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 2, 2018
A plant-based diet could help prevent a third of premature deaths based on a new study. The paper was presented during the Fourth International Vatican Conference, where other experts stressed the importance of consuming more vegetable and fruits.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018
A recent finding determined different factors that impact life expectancy across the United States. One key finding was that people aged 20 to 55 in five states are at a higher risk of dying.
Public Health April 12, 2018
Here is some good news for coffee drinkers. A recent review has suggested that drinking coffee is beneficial for health, and it lowers premature death risks.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2017
Pollution kills more people than wars, smoking, hunger, disaster, and AIDS. What are some of the unwanted health effects of environmental pollutants that can potentially lead to premature deaths?
Earth/Environment October 21, 2017
Air pollution levels far below federal standards can still cause premature death, highlighting the importance of aiming for cleaner air. Reducing the level of fine particulate matter can save thousands of lives.
Public Health June 29, 2017
A recent report indicates that India is on an equal footing with China in terms of air pollution. Apparently 1.1 million premature deaths have been caused in India due to the low quality of air in the country.
Earth/Environment February 15, 2017
Being obese or overweight can lead to a much earlier death, particularly for men, a new study suggests. The report attempts to find a definitive consensus on the effects of both medical conditions.
Public Health July 14, 2016
If you want to live longer, get up and move. Researchers found that replacing inactivity with just 10 minutes of light movements can prolong life.
Life February 28, 2016
If the United States could cut back its carbon emissions, it could save nearly 300,000 lives by 2030. Air pollution has been linked to increased number of premature deaths.
Earth/Environment February 23, 2016
The life expectancy in the U.S. is lower than that of other developed countries. New study reveals this could largely be attributed to three things: guns, cars and drugs.
Life February 10, 2016
Exposure to polluted air in the past may increase mortality risk today. A new study shows that pollutants pumped into the air from both cars and industries are still causing hundreds of deaths today.
Life February 10, 2016
You already know eating right is key to good health. Boost your chances of living longer by including a bowl of quinoa in your diet.
Life March 25, 2015
Cytisine can effectively help smokers quit because it makes smoking less satisfying and alleviates the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. The drug is also cheap.
Life December 19, 2014
Obesity comes with a number of life threatening risks but a new study suggests loneliness is deadlier than obesity, at least among elderly people.
Life February 17, 2014
Experts conclude that there is no such thing as "obese but healthy," based on data correlating weight, metabolic diseases, cardiac diseases, and premature death.
Life December 3, 2013
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