Cardiology

Ischemic heart disease is major health burden worldwide

(HealthDay)—A total of 126.5 million people lived with ischemic heart disease (IHD) globally in 2017, with 10.6 million new cases occurring, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the European Heart Journal: Quality ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic vs. endemic vs. outbreak: Terms to know

Understanding epidemiological terms such as pandemic, endemic, and outbreak can be confusing. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh offers some insight.

Medical research

Indigenous ICU patients suffer in long term

Rigorous follow-up of Indigenous patients recovering from critical illness, particularly those who have discharged themselves from hospital, is essential, a new Medical Journal of Australia paper says.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Researcher on the rise of ageism during the pandemic

When COVID-19 first emerged and began to spread, there was a rush to identify common characteristics shared by those infected. Geographic location, lifestyle and pre-existing health conditions were all early candidates for ...

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