News tagged with black death
(Medical Xpress)—From the several pandemics generally called 'pestilences' three are historically recognized as due to plague, but only for the third pandemic of the 19th-21st centuries AD there were microbiological ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Today archaeologists unearthed a 'Black Death' grave in London, containing more than a dozen skeletons of people suspected to have died from the plague. The victims are thought to have died during the 14th century and ar ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Increased risk for breast cancer death among black women greatest during first 3 years postdiagnosis
Non-Hispanic black women diagnosed with breast cancer, specifically those with estrogen receptor-positive tumors, are at a significantly increased risk for breast cancer death compared with non-Hispanic white women.
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—An Oregon man who nearly died from the plague in June has now lost his withered fingers and toes to the disease known as the Black Death.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study conducted by researchers from Boston University has found that sarcoidosis accounts for 25 percent of all deaths among women in the Black Women's Health Study who have the disease. The study is the largest epidemiologic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Black patients with hypertension face a significantly increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) compared with nonblack patients, even after adjusting for multiple confounding variables, according ...
Cardiology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many athletes undergo cardiac screening to detect possible heart conditions before being allowed to participate in student or professional sports. Current European screening guidelines, which are based on data from white ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers are exploring the dynamics of plague in the wild in Kazakhstan to understand where it is and what is happening when it seems to disappear. The aim is to develop a cost-effective and accurate early ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While all obese women are less satisfied with the weight-related quality of their lives than women of 'normal' weight, black women report a higher quality of life than white women of the same weight. In addition, black women ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 07, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1
Women whose first pregnancy ended in infant death are significantly more likely to have a subsequent stillbirth finds new research published today (21 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Health Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The bacteria responsible for causing the 1348 Black Death, identified as one of the most cataclysmic events in human history, has been identified by a McMaster researcher.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |