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News tag: Mortality rate


Women with type 1 diabetes have higher risk of death than men

6 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Lack of “female protection” is the reason researchers suspect explains the different rates of death between women and men who have type 1 diabetes. A recent meta-analysis reveals that women with type 1 diabetes have a 40% increased excess risk of death from all causes compared to men suffering with…


Feeling younger equates with living longer

16 Dec, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
People feeling younger than they are live a longer life, according to new study published on Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine. More than two thirds of the 6489 participants in the study, aged 66 years on the average, kept a positive thinking regarding their age, saying they feel younger by…


More fractures and higher mortality rate linked to high consumption of milk

29 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Doctors are recommending dairy products, and particularly milk, for strengthening bones, but new research links milk with more fractures and increased mortality rate. To support their claim, researchers suggest that high levels of lactose in milk increased the oxidative stress and chronic inflammation in animal studies. The Swedish team, led…


Handheld devices reduce hospital mortality rate

24 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As most hospital nurses use paper charts, thousands of patients die every year, researchers have found. When nurses started using handheld computers to replace paper charts for monitoring patients’ vital signs, the death rate of patients at two major hospitals dropped by more than 15 percent, shows a research published…


Stress factors degrade old men’s health

11 Sep, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A recent study shows older men with a high-stress lifestyle are at risk of dying earlier than the average in similar age bracket. The University of Oregon research investigated two types of stress: chronic daily stress such as commuting, job, or family arguments on one hand, and significant life events…