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Semaglutide significantly reduces risk of major kidney disease events, cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease

Written by | 28 May 2024

Semaglutide significantly reduces risk of major kidney disease events, cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, groundbreaking study reveals A pioneering… read more.

Does air pollution contribute to global cardiovascular disease–related deaths?

Written by | 14 Feb 2024

A recent analysis of data from nearly all World Health Organization member states clearly demonstrates a link between air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular diseases, with more of… read more.

Hearing aid use lowers risk of death

Written by | 6 Jan 2024

For people with hearing loss, the risk of death is lower among those who regularly use a hearing aid, researchers reported on Jan. 3, 2024 in The Lancet… read more.

Suspected bronchiectasis associated with higher risk of mortality in smokers

Written by | 14 Nov 2023

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.

Obesity-related cardiovascular disease deaths tripled between 1999 and 2020

Written by | 13 Sep 2023

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.

Double drug therapy reduces mortality in acute coronary syndrome

Written by | 7 Sep 2023

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.

Precarious employment conditions can increase risk of early death

Written by | 2 Sep 2023

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.

Global diabetes cases to soar from 529 million to 1.3 billion by 2050

Written by | 28 Jun 2023

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.

Treating mucus plugs in COPD could affect mortality

Written by | 31 May 2023

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.

Rheumatoid arthritis drug cuts mortality among COVID-19 ventilated patients

Written by | 19 Feb 2022

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.

Adjuvant chemotherapy does not improve mortality in locally advanced cervical cancer

Written by | 22 Jun 2021

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.

Green tea lowers mortality among stroke survivors

Written by | 16 Mar 2021

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.

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