Health

Vitamin D: More may not be better

In recent years, healthy people have been bombarded by stories in the media and on health websites warning about the dangers of too-low vitamin D levels, and urging high doses of supplements to protect against everything ...

Health

Lower RN staffing linked to increased in-hospital mortality

(HealthDay)—The risk for in-hospital mortality is increased with lower registered nurse (RN) staffing and higher levels of admissions per RN, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in BMJ Quality & Safety.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NAFLD increases the risk of early atherosclerotic lesions

A study presented today at the International Liver Congress 2013 – which evaluated the relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), early predictors of atherosclerosis and the 10-year Framingham risk ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulmonary hypertension deaths and hospitalizations on the rise

New research indicates an increase in the number of US deaths and hospitalizations related to pulmonary hypertension. A research team from Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, examined multiple cause of death mortality ...

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