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Young children 'at highest risk of death from Ebola,' study finds

A new study led by researchers from the WHO and Imperial College London in the UK finds that Ebola is more deadly for children aged 5 and under than older children and adults.  
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over 5 years ago
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Virtual reality may be effective tool for evaluating balance control in glaucoma patients

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death and morbidity in older adults, especially those with a chronic eye disease such as glaucoma.  
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over 5 years ago
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Gout drug may reduce risk of death

In a recently to be published study in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, researchers have found the use of the drug allopurinol was associated with a reduced risk of death in...  
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over 5 years ago
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UL Medical School Researchers Find Increased Death Risk In Patients Suffering From Gout And Elevated Uric Acid Levels

A new study led by researchers at the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), University of Limerick (UL) has found that people suffering from gout and elevated serum uric acid have...  
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over 5 years ago
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Stroke from poor air quality

Air pollution and smog have health consequences for affected populations ranging from respiratory problems to death.  
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over 5 years ago
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Using heart-lung support machine for donations after circulatory death boosted pool of available organs by 20 percent

Using heart-lung support technology, the University of Michigan's Transplant Center was able to increase the number of kidneys, livers and pancreases available for transplant by about 20 percent.  
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over 5 years ago
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Standard nursing assessments improve ability to predict survival in cirrhosis patients

Patients hospitalized with advanced cirrhosis, a chronic and degenerative disease of the liver, are at increased risk of death.  
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over 5 years ago
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Socioeconomic factors affect odds of death after a lung cancer operation

People with limited education and low income have higher odds of death within 30 days after undergoing an operation for lung cancer than those who are more educated and financially better off...  
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over 5 years ago
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Melanoma prognosis affected by number of tumor cells spread to sentinel lymph nodes

Cancer cell spread to the sentinel node - the lymph node to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor - is a risk factor for melanoma death.  
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over 5 years ago
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Driving tumour cells to their death

B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, or B-ALL, is the most common tumour disease in children and also occurs in adults.  
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over 5 years ago
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Short hospital stays after hip fracture 'may increase risk of death'

For patients admitted to the hospital for hip fracture, those who stay less than 10 days may be at higher risk of death than patients who stay longer, according to new research.  
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over 5 years ago
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Health groups call for policies to address gun-related injuries and deaths

Alongside the American Bar Association, eight physicians organizations have written a paper calling policies to be adopted to help reduce rates of firearm-related injury and death.  
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over 5 years ago
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Menopausal hormone therapy does not affect the risk of dying, study shows

Menopausal hormone therapy (HT) does not have a significant effect on death, according to a new review of the medical literature published over the past three decades.  
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over 5 years ago
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Laying a foundation for treating ALS, spinal cord injury

This story starts in 1955, upon the death of Albert Einstein, when the pathologist charged with performing the famous scientist's autopsy stole his brain.  
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over 5 years ago
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Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers.  
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over 5 years ago
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Study - Governments can prevent tragic death toll of mothers and babies

Policy changes needed to save lives of mothers and newbornsGovernments could substantially reduce the tragic death toll of infants and mothers by making postnatal care...  
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over 5 years ago
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Study identifies 8 signs associated with impending death in cancer patients

MD Anderson research may aid physicians' ability to prognosticate, help patients and families make difficult personal, treatment decisionsResearchers at The University...  
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over 5 years ago
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Australian doctors devise checklist to spot elderly patients most at risk of death

Australian doctors have come up with a checklist designed to spot elderly hospital patients likely to die within the next three months, it is reported in BMJ Supportive & Palliative...  
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over 5 years ago
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Four ways to a better death for Australians

The majority of Australians would prefer to die at home, but only about 14% get the opportunity to do so, a situation that could be improved with four changes to end-of-life health care...  
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over 5 years ago
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Restless Legs Syndrome Linked To Earlier Death Risk In Men

Higher overall mortality in men with RLS was independent of known risk factors, and more frequently tied to immune disorders, and respiratory, endocrine, and metabolic diseases.  
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over 5 years ago