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Depression tied to shorter lifespan: study

11 months, 22 days ago
OTTAWA: People who suffer from depression may not live as long as individuals who don’t experience this mental health disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers examined six decades of mental health and mortality data on 3,410…

Too little sleep tied to weight gain in kids

1 year, 20 days ago
COPENHAGEN: Children who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to become overweight or obese than kids who typically get enough rest, a Danish study suggests. The researchers focused on 368 normal weight children between 2 and 6…

Heartburn drugs tied to greater mortality

1 year, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON: Widely used heartburn drugs are associated with increased risk of death, and the longer a person uses the drugs, the greater the risk, new research suggests. Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, have been tied to a wide range of…

Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression: study

1 year, 4 months ago
NEW YORK: Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience psychological effects like anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say. “The study suggests that brain injury is in some way related…

Woman tied to electricity pole over ‘hurling stone on bus’

1 year, 4 months ago
HYDERABAD: A profoundly inhuman incident was reported on Monday in Tando Mohammed Khan district of Hyderabad. A woman was hand-tied with an electricity pole over allegation of hurling stone on a bus to stop it. Few people tied her hands…

Neighborhood violence tied to biological stress for kids

1 year, 11 months ago
WASHINGTON: Neighborhood factors, like liquor store density, domestic violence and violent crime rates, may be tied to biological factors like stress hormone responses for children, according to a new study in New Orleans. Violence is by…

Rehab after heart attack tied to longer, not healthier life

1 year, 11 months ago
NEW YORK: Heart attack survivors who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs may survive longer, but feel no healthier, than they would without this follow-up care, a U.S. study suggests. Previous research has linked medically…