News tagged with premature mortality
Necrotizing Entercolitis, an infection and inflammation that causes destruction of the intestine,affects about 10,000 babies a year in the country, and mortality rates are roughly 40 percent.
Medical research May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Those diagnosed with schizophrenia are less likely than the general population to have a recorded diagnosis of heart disease, a new report published in BMJ Open has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Life expectancy in the UK has improved over the last 20 years, but levels of ill health have not and the UK is now below average compared with 18 other countries on many important indicators.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study reveals UK's declining health performance compared to other high income countries over past 20 years
Six decades of universal free health care, the introduction of widespread public health initiatives (e.g., tobacco control, cancer screening, and immunization), and substantial increases in health expenditure have failed ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(Medical Xpress)—In communities where Dad is more likely to be missing from the picture, more babies are born prematurely and of lower weight, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Public Health ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One in every 10 Americans has diabetes, and a third or more of those with the condition will develop kidney disease. It may be possible to live a long and healthy life with diabetes, but once kidney disease develops, the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
Globally, health advances present most people with a devastating irony: avoid premature death but live longer and sicker.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who are flourishing – both feeling happy and functioning well in their lives – are 60 percent less likely to die prematurely, finds a major study that followed more than 3,000 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity – scientifically categorized as "frail" – are five times more likely to report that they often don't have enough to eat, ...
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Inclusion of both waist and hip circumference as separate anthropometric measurements may improve risk prediction for obesity-related mortality and morbidity, according to research published ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |