Cardiology

New light on association between diabetes and heart valve disease

Individuals with diabetes display a substantially increased risk of disease in left-sided heart valves compared to controls without diabetes, a comprehensive register study at the University of Gothenburg shows. The statistical ...

Health

Crisis-care protocols should ignore patients' age, say ethicists

Adults 65 and over are the age demographic most likely to die or become severely ill from COVID-19—which prompts the ethical question: Should advanced age be a factor in deciding who receives lifesaving medical resources ...

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