The researchers believe that natural selection has changed from impacting mortality rates to fertility rates.
The CDC reports that from 2005 to 2011, the infant mortality rate in the United States has continued to decline steadily.
Eating fish or seafood twice a week may be the secret to longer life, a new study reveals.
A new study suggests that women on estrogen plus progestin are more likely to develop and die from breast cancer.
The death rate for men in same-sex marriages has dropped significantly since the 1990s, according to Danish researchers. In contrast, the mortality rate for women in same-sex marriages, the group with the highest mortality rate among women, has increased even further in recent years.
It may not be as fun as the quizzes in women’s magazines, but one quiz may help people over the age of 50 determine their risk of dying over the next 10 years.
The ceremony may date back as far as the 17th century B.C.
Loneliness has been known as a contributing factor to several mental health disorders, but according to new research, loneliness may also be linked to physical illnesses.
On Sunday morning in Toronto, a baby girl was declared dead, and a sheet was placed over her body.
Alcohol is known to be one of the foremost causes of mortality worldwide, though an increase in the price of alcohol in British Columbia has significantly reduced the rates of mortality, a study finds.
A new study suggests that lower levels of vitamin D and high levels of parathyroid hormone could be tied to increased mortality among African American and Caucasian older adults. Also, according to the study, the potential impact of correcting vitamin D deficiency is more in African Americans than Caucasians since African Americans have a more severe insufficiency of vitamin D Previous studies have associated low levels of vitamin D with various forms of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. However, most of these studies have been conducted on people of European origin. The current study examines the relationship between vitamin D and mortality in blacks and whites.