News tagged with life expectancies
One in five Americans are completely unaware that they are at risk for the second leading cause of premature death: high blood pressure. In the first ever analysis of awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension for ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A randomized controlled trial finds that 12 weeks of physical plus mental activity in inactive older adults with cognitive complaints was associated with significant improvement in cognitive function but there was no difference ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes, particularly women and those under the age of 55, have a two to three times higher risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality than people without ...
Diabetes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In an examination of long-term mortality after stroke, adults 50 years of age and younger who experienced a stroke had a significantly higher risk of death in the following 20 years compared with the general population, according ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Immediate health risks supersede lifetime radiation-induced cancer risk in patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) surveillance for testicular cancer, according to a study published in ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Gains in life expectancy across Europe could be reversed if cash-strapped governments cut health budgets, the World Health Organisation warned in a report on Wednesday.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Higher mortality rates among Americans younger than 50 are responsible for much of why life expectancy is lower in the United States than most of the world's most developed nations.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Can the length of strands of DNA in patients with heart disease predict their life expectancy? Researchers from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, who studied the DNA of more ...
Medical research Mar 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 18 |
(HealthDay)—A simple checklist could help doctors estimate whether an older patient will be alive 10 years from now, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can't explain.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
The large antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has led to a rapid and dramatic increase in population adult life expectancy—a gain of 11.3 years over eight calendar ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A natural, nontoxic product called genistein-combined polysaccharide, or GCP, which is commercially available in health stores, could help lengthen the life expectancy of certain prostate cancer patients, UC Davis researchers ...
Cancer Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Sometimes, simply watching and waiting is a safe alternative to surgery for older patients with small kidney tumors, a new study suggests.
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An article from John Appleby, Chief Economist at the Kings Fund, published on BMJ website today brings attention to the rising amount of those expected to live to 100 and asks where it will end.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0