French fries or other fried potato products linked to increase risk of earlier death.
Worsening or severe drought conditions can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and even death.
Packing the recommended amount of weekly exercise in just one or two session could have the same beneficial effects when it comes to reducing the risk of all-cause mortality as to what regular weekly exercise offers.
Receiving and accepting may friend requests on Facebook could lead to longer life.
A new study suggests that statins might reduce the risk of dying in patients with bowel, breast, prostate and lung cancer.
Is meat killing us? A study showed that a daily serving of meat in your diet can shorten life by four years.
The rising air pollution in urban cities is hurting millions worlwide, and it is worst in poorer countries, WHO notes. Those people effected usually succumb to death because of respiratory diseases, stroke, heart disease and lung cancer.
Medical errors are now linked to 9.5 percent of all deaths in the United States, behind only heart disease and cancer.
A new study suggests that women in the U.S. who are living in place with lush vegetation tends to be healthier and has lower death risk.
Researchers may have finally found a cure for the deadly chytrid fungus plaguing wild amphibians. This infectious skin disease has affected over 700 species worldwide, but now scientists may be one step closer to conserving threatened populations.
What's causing the mortality spike of right whales, particularly the very young? Until now, scientists were unsure what was causing such a spike in mortality, but a recent NOAA analysis suggests toxic algal blooms may be to blame.
Peanuts and other nuts have been linked to lower death rates, according to a new study. Curiously, the same cannot be said when eating peanut butter.
You might think that only high levels of air pollution above the EPA standard are dangerous, but new research shows that even low-level air pollution poses a risk to the human population, and is linked to death.
Saiga antelopes, a bizarre-looking and critically endangered species, are mysteriously dying off in Kazakhstan at an alarming rate, officials said Wednesday, raising fears that a species that has been around since the Ice Age may be on its way to extinction.
Eating right and exercising are often cited as the key ingredients to a long and happy life, so you wouldn't think that your social life would have any impact. But new research shows that it does, as loneliness and isolation have been linked to having a short life.