Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in five patients hospitalized with COVID-19 dies

(HealthDay)—Severe acute complications are common among adults hospitalized with COVID-19, leading to an inpatient mortality rate of 20 percent, according to a study published online Dec. 10 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study connects diabetes, air pollution to interstitial lung disease

People with pre-diabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. A new study published in the Environmental Health Perspectives connects ...

Medications

Results from the VOYAGER PAD Trial reported

A large subgroup analysis of a randomized clinical trial showed neither a mortality risk nor benefit associated with the use of paclitaxel drug-coated devices (DCD) in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Even mild fatty liver disease is linked to increased mortality

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, NAFLD, affects nearly one in four adults in Europe and the U.S. Earlier research has demonstrated an increased risk of death in patients with NAFLD and advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis. Now, ...

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