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Editorial

COVID-19, the Second Leading Cause of Death in September

October 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most serious healthcare crisis in recent years, so it comes as no surprise that many people in the US and abroad are still losing the battle with the virus that is spreading this disease. However, […]


Innovation, Research

New type 2 diabetes drug associated with reduced risk of heart failure and death

August 29, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet […]


Innovation, Research

We’re One Step Closer to a Blood Test that Predicts When a Person Will Die

August 21, 2019

Via: Time Health

While death is inevitable, knowing when it will come isn’t necessarily, and scientists have been trying to develop a test that could reliably and easily predict how long a person will live — or, more technically, how healthy they are […]


News

Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help

April 19, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (IFS) in Texas have uncovered some of the key factors related to premature deaths among adults. They have now published their […]


News

Americans more likely to die from opioid overdose today than car accident

January 16, 2019

Via: CNBC

Americans are more likely to die from accidental opioid overdoses today than from car crashes, according to a study released Monday from the National Safety Council. The group analyzed preventable injuries and deaths in 2017 and found the odds of […]


News

Mexico Halts Infant Vaccines Nation-Wide After 2 Babies Die and 29 Are Injured

May 12, 2015

Via: healthimpactnews.com

Mexico’s public-health system has suspended infant vaccines and mounted an investigation after two babies died and 29 were sickened in an impoverished community in southern Mexico. Six of the 29 babies are in grave condition after receiving vaccinations for tuberculosis, […]