Cardiology

Outcomes for AMI improved during 1995 to 2014

(HealthDay)—Short-term mortality and readmissions improved from 1995 to 2014 for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a study published online March 15 in JAMA Network Open.

Overweight & Obesity

Study of 500,000 people clarifies the risks of obesity

Elevated body mass index (BMI) - a measure of weight accounting for a person's height—has been shown to be a likely causal contributor to population patterns in mortality, according to a new study led by the University ...

Health

How healthy will we be in 2040?

A new scientific study of forecasts and alternative scenarios for life expectancy and major causes of death in 2040 shows all countries are likely to experience at least a slight increase in lifespans. In contrast, one scenario ...

Cardiology

High variability in metabolic measures may up mortality

(HealthDay)—High variability in metabolic parameters is associated with increased risk for mortality and cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Oct. 1 in Circulation.

Cardiology

Physical activity linked to lower mortality risk in CHD

(HealthDay)—Physical activity (PA), but not weight loss, is associated with improved survival in coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study published in the March 13 issue of the Journal of the American College ...

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