What are your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room. That's according to a new "mortality index" for people older than 50.
Newsy (Mar. 2, 2015) Johns Hopkins researchers analyzed 58,000 heart stress tests to come up with a formula that predicts a person's chances of dying in the next decade.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 13, 2014) A non-invasive blood test that uses microchips instead of needles is being tested in Spain, with a view to incorporating it in the Spanish public healthcare system. Originally designed to test the ... watch video
Howdini (Apr. 30, 2013) Though sciatica usually resolves on its own, there are things you can do to decrease your chances of getting it in the first place. Dr. Raiszadeh shares three tips to prevent ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 5, 2013) Some runners stretch before they hit the path, others opt to lace up their shoes and get moving. If your body likes a good stretch before your dose of endorphins, watch as Phoenix Mercury strength & ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 3, 2014) Kabul's stray dogs are trapped and poisoned before dying a slow death as the city sparks outrage in its bid to protect residents from disease and control its canine population. Duration: 02:38
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Oct. 9, 2015 It was hoped that the development of accelerated partial breast irradiation would increase the number of early-stage breast cancer patients getting radiation treatment. A new study, however, has ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors. A new study examined factors that may protect transgender ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 A surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up to half of already seriously ill patients -- in ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 Patients who undergo surgeries on weekends experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. A new study identifies five things hospitals can do to overcome this 'weekend ... read more
Aug. 25, 2014 A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking, researchers report. ... read more
May 19, 2014 Individuals with dyspnea, or shortness of breath, have an increased long-term mortality risk compared with individuals without dyspnea, according to a new study. “Dyspnea may be a sign of lung ... read more
Feb. 12, 2014 Stroke hospitalization and death rates may be associated with changes in environmental temperature and dew point. Large daily temperature changes and higher average dew points may be linked with ... read more