Bronchiectasis, a condition defined by widened lung airways, cough and sputum production, and frequent infections, often presents along with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This overlap is associated… read more.
There has been a recent three-fold increase in obesity-related deaths from heart disease in the U.S. between 1999 and 2020, according to new research published today in the Journal of… read more.
Investigators report that patients suffering ACS/acute coronary syndrome (heart attack or unstable angina), are less likely to die within three years if they begin immediate treatment with a… read more.
People without a secure job contract can reduce their risk of premature death by 20 per cent if they gain permanent employment, a study from Karolinska Institutet published… read more.
More than half a billion people are living with diabetes worldwide, affecting men, women, and children of all ages in every country, and that number is projected to… read more.
Targeting mucus plugs could lower mortality from COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Researchers reported this finding on May… read more.
Critically ill COVID-19 patients already on mechanical ventilation or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have achieved a significantly higher rate of survival when randomized to receive baricitinib, a treatment for… read more.
Article written by Bruce Sylvester. In locally advanced cervical cancer, use of adjuvant chemotherapy after standard chemoradiation does not improve mortality outcomes. Researchers reported this finding on June… read more.
Article written by Bruce Sylvester. Daily consumption of green tea lowers the risk of death among stroke survivors, Japanese researchers reported on Feb. 4, 2021 in the journal… read more.
Article written by Bruve Sylvester Covid-19 patients treated with preventive blood thinning drugs (prophylactic anticoagulants) within 24 hours of admission to hospital have lower subsequent mortality than covid-19… read more.
4 or more cups of green tea + 2 or more of coffee linked to 63% lower all cause mortality