News tagged with premature mortality
The first detailed study to estimate the global impact of cancer on the number of healthy years of life lost by patients has revealed that nearly 170 million years of healthy life were lost because of cancer in 2008, according ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Higher levels of physical activity were related to lower risk of death in patients with diabetes, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Diabetes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the U.S. may be as high as 2.2 million cases according to a new study now available in Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Asthma continues to take its toll on Americans, with almost 19 million adults (8.2 percent) suffering from the disorder in 2010, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for ...
Immunology May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Stroke is the leading cause of death in people over 65 in low- and middle-income countries, according to new research published this week. Deaths of people over 65 represent more than a third of all deaths in developing countries ...
Health Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A research team led by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute has for the first time demonstrated that the effect of obesity on the risk of premature death is seriously underestimated unless a person's hip circumference is ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Policies aimed specifically at men are urgently needed to improve the health of Europe's men, say experts in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuropsychiatric disorders are the second largest cause of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. The scientific community has widely accepted that people who battle neuropsychiatric disorders such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Alcohol has become an important cause of death among patients with type 1 diabetes since the 1980s, concludes a study published on BMJ website today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Reading have developed the first fully tissue-engineered fetal membrane from human stem cells that could significantly reduce the number of premature births.
Medical research Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
A University of Sussex psychologist is one of the key authors of a major new report that reveals that death rates of men aged 16-64 is twice that of women in the same age range in the European Union.
Health Jun 17, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0
Watching television is the most common daily activity apart from work and sleep in many parts of the world, but it is time for people to change their viewing habits. According to a new study from Harvard School of Public ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
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