Tag Archives: mortality rate

Homeless Teens Face Death Risk 10 Times More Than Others

A University of California, Berkeley, study of homeless teens living on the streets of San Francisco found that they have a 10 times higher mortality rate than their peers, mostly due to suicide and substance abuse. “This population is highly stigmatized. That stigma leads to neglect and, in turn, to increased mortality. All the deaths in this cohort were preventable,” ...

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Save Rural Children from Wrong treatments, Suggests UK Study

Revealing for the first time that a large number of children die from diarrhoea and pneumonia in rural India due to wrong treatments provided by medical practitioners, a study has suggested better healthcare to save these kids. Rural India faces acute shortage of qualified doctors and quacks prevail all over these villages providing incorrect treatments for childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia ...

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Mild Heart Diseases Can Increase Risk of Heart Attack in Diabetic Patients

The diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the risk of a heart attack, finds in a study conducted on a large scale basis involving about 40,000 patients from 17 centres across the world. Researchers at the University of British Columbia and St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver analysed data from the Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: ...

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Patients Given One More Peg Recover Fast: Study

Hospitalized injured patients are less likely to die if they consume alcohol, says a new study reiterating the fact oft-repeated by our cinema stars in our movies. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health have found that injured patients with alcohol in their blood are likely to survive. “This study is not encouraging people to ...

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