Deaths


CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Deaths in US

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death in US

The number of potentially preventable deaths from three causes have declined from 2010 to 2014...

Nov 20 2016, 4:20am CST

30 Percent of Cancer Deaths in U.S. are Linked with Smoking

30 Percent of Cancer Deaths in U.S. are Linked with Smoking

Analysis of state specific statistics reveals that the highest rate among men is in Arkansas, where 40 percent of cancer deaths...

Oct 25 2016, 10:11am CDT

US Traffic Deaths Increased in 2015

US Traffic Deaths Increased in 2015

A booming economy may be behind the increasing number of traffic deaths....

Aug 30 2016, 2:45pm CDT

Powerful Painkiller Fentanyl is Fueling Rise in Overdose Deaths

Powerful Painkiller Fentanyl is Fueling Rise in Overdose Deaths

Synthetic opioid fentanyl is linked to a large number of drug overdose deaths in multiple states...

Aug 28 2016, 8:31am CDT

These 2 Ways Reduce Heat-Related Deaths From Climate Change

These 2 Ways Reduce Heat-Related Deaths From Climate Change

Scientists have discovered that there are two means of avoiding climate change-related deaths due to overheating....

Jun 23 2016, 11:06am CDT

Global Economic Downturn has Dramatic Effect on Cancer Deaths

Global Economic Downturn has Dramatic Effect on Cancer Deaths

The economic crisis of 2008-10 and the rise in unemployment that accompanied it led to dramatic rise in cancer-related deaths,...

May 29 2016, 12:32pm CDT

Heart Disease Deaths Decline in US

Heart Disease Deaths Decline in US

It has been said that mortality due to cardiac arrests is on the decline with a few exceptions....

Mar 22 2016, 7:55am CDT

Fentanyl abuse deaths

Fake Fentanyl Pills Led To Hundreds of Overdose Deaths in Cuyahoga County

Considering that several people have died of fentanyl-related drug overdose in Cuyahoga County of northeast Ohio, the medical e...

Feb 13 2016, 9:14am CST

Zika

319 Cases of Zika Virus Confirmed In Venezuela, With 3 Deaths

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has revealed that three persons died of Zika virus in the country, with the Correo Del Or...

Feb 12 2016, 7:24am CST

Cancer Caused 2.8 Million Deaths in China in 2015: Study

Cancer Caused 2.8 Million Deaths in China in 2015: Study

With increasing mortality, cancer is the leading cause of death in China. The prevalence of cancer in China is linked to air po...

Feb 1 2016, 3:08am CST

Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High in US

Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High in US

Deaths from drug overdose reached record high levels in 2014 with 47,055 people dying from drug overdoses in America last year,...

Dec 19 2015, 7:14pm CST

Cancer

Cancer Deaths Reducing In Developed Countries, but Rising in Underdeveloped Nations

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has published a study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Pr...

Dec 14 2015, 5:38am CST

Anopheles stephensis mosquito

WHO Reports Malaria Deaths Fell By 66%; Half a Million People Saved Within 5 Years

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 839,000 people died of malaria in 2000, but this rate dropped to 438,000 in 20...

Dec 9 2015, 6:12am CST

Fur Seal Deaths Increased Rapidly on California Coast

Fur Seal Deaths Increased Rapidly on California Coast

Many distinguished researchers were aghast over several fur seal deaths that occurred off the coast of California....

Sep 30 2015, 9:50pm CDT

Delhi Has World's Largest Number of Premature Deaths Due to Pollution

Delhi Has World's Largest Number of Premature Deaths Due to Pollution

In just a decade, it is reported that Delhi will have the record number of premature deaths due to air pollution of all major c...

Sep 17 2015, 9:07am CDT

Air Pollution Could Kill 6.6 Million People Each Year by 2050, Study Suggests

Air Pollution Deaths Will Double by 2050, Study Suggests

Globally, 3 million people die due to air pollution right now. Air pollution could kill 6.6 million people each year by 2050, a...

Sep 16 2015, 9:49pm CDT

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Over 30 whales found dead for the past months along the coast line of Alaska with cause of their death unknown....

Aug 21 2015, 9:33am CDT

New Study: Air Pollution Causes 4,000 Deaths in China Each Day

New Study: Air Pollution Causes 4,000 Deaths in China Each Day

Air pollution is killing 1.6 million people annually. That is nearly 17% of all deaths in China, according to latest Berkeley E...

Aug 14 2015, 8:46pm CDT

Two Generic and Inexpensive Drugs Can Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Two Generic and Inexpensive Drugs Can Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

The two classes of drugs, mentioned in two separate studies, can significantly decrease both recurrence and breast cancer morta...

Jul 26 2015, 9:34pm CDT

Heroin Users and Overdose Deaths Rising Fast in US

Heroin Users and Overdose Deaths Rising Fast in US

The number of heroin users is slowly but steadily increasing in the United States. This is a health hazard and societal problem...

Jul 8 2015, 5:53am CDT

Six Deaths confirmed in Cyclone Pam which hit Vanuatu

Six Deaths confirmed in Cyclone Pam which hit Vanuatu

At least six deaths have been confirmed so far in the tropical cyclone Pam which hit Vanuatu recently. Many more are expected o...

Mar 14 2015, 7:16am CDT

James Woods turns guns on Al Sharpton for NYPD Cop Deaths

James Woods turns guns on Al Sharpton for NYPD Cop Deaths

Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot dead by Ismaaiyl Brinsley. Woods balmed Al Sharpton for the anti-cop agenda and went as...

Dec 24 2014, 6:48am CST

Aaron Hernandez Indicted in Two More Shooting Deaths

Aaron Hernandez Indicted in Two More Shooting Deaths

Disgraced former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was indicted in two more shooting deaths -- those of Daniel Abr...

May 15 2014, 6:26pm CDT

Re-Engineering Healthcare To Eliminate Preventable Deaths

Joe Kiani is a busy man.  As the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Masimo Corporation, a global medical device manufacturer, K...

Mar 13 2014, 4:51am CDT

4 Deaths Linked To Thoratec Heart System

Thoratec Corporation today issued an urgent safety advisory about a serious problem with a key component of the HeartMate II LV...

Mar 4 2014, 6:56pm CST

Acetyl Fentanyl Deaths Spread To The Southeast

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a health advisory today after conclusively linking three drug...

Feb 19 2014, 8:11pm CST

Bird Deaths Stop Wind Power Project In Ohio

Bird Deaths Stop Wind Power Project In Ohio

A wind power project near Toledo, Ohio has been delayed due to concerns about the impact the project would have on migrating bi...

Feb 3 2014, 1:05am CST

Exorcism Deaths of Two Children by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism Deaths by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism is in itself a controversial subject since it doesn’t come under the rubric of science. However, when there is violenc...

Jan 20 2014, 8:56am CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an estab...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Buddhist Temple Deaths Case Reopened

Buddhist Temple Deaths Case Reopened

In 1991, Jonathan Doody was convicted for the murder of nine people, six of whom were Buddhist monks. Now, so many years later,...

Jan 14 2014, 5:07am CST

Eagle Deaths Caused by Wind Farms Triggers $1 Million Fine

Eagle Deaths Caused by Wind Farms Triggers $1 Million Fine

Duke Energy Renewables, a unit of Duke Energy announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justi...

Nov 23 2013, 2:04am CST