Tag: premature death

Innovation, Research

Weight gain between 20 and 40 years of age linked to early death

October 17, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Huazhong University of Science and Technology found that people who became obese between the ages of 25 and 47 were at a 22% increased risk of premature death from any cause and a 49% increased risk of dying […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Using artificial intelligence to predict mortality

March 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

An increasing amount of recent research is suggesting that computer algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) learning can prove highly useful in the medical world. For instance, a study that appeared a few months ago found that deep learning algorithms can […]

Innovation, Research

Sedentary behavior costly to both public health and the public purse

March 26, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Leonie Heron and colleagues say that as well as sedentary behavior causing thousands of deaths per year, sitting or lying for six hours or more per day is at the root of the £424m per year spent on cardiovascular disease, […]


Diabetes: Nuts could reduce cardiovascular risk

February 25, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Nuts are packed full of essential nutrients that could benefit overall health. They contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, vitamin E, folate, and minerals, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The latest research has shown that nut consumption may […]

Innovation, Research

Sleep deprivation may cause dehydration

November 7, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep deprivation has a wide range of adverse effects on a person’s health. Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and respiratory disease. […]