Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Older adults with hypothyroidism face elevated risk of death

While older adults with hypothyroidism face an elevated risk of death, individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism, a milder form of underactive thyroid, did not face the same risk, according to new research published in ...

Medical research

New cardiogenic shock staging system identifies mortality risk

The new Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (SCAI) cardiogenic shock (CS) classification scheme provides risk stratification for hospital mortality, according to a study recently published in the Journal ...

Medications

Aspirin use may reduce cancer, all-cause mortality in seniors

Aspirin use three or more times per week is associated with reductions in all-cause, any cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality among older adults, according to a study published online Dec. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cardiorespiratory fitness may improve lung cancer outcomes

(HealthDay)—Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with a lower risk for lung cancer incidence in former smokers and a reduced risk for cancer mortality in current smokers diagnosed with lung cancer, according to ...

Cardiology

Heart disease down over A generation among American Indians

Heart disease among American Indians in three regions has declined with each generation over the past 25 years and fewer men are dying from cardiovascular events in that span, according to new findings in the largest and ...

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