Tag Archives: Mortality

High added sugar intake ‘increases CVD mortality’

New research recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that individuals who consume high amounts of added sugar in their diet may be at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.According to the Harvard School of Public Health, the average American consumes around 22 teaspoons of added sugar a day – the equivalent to an extra 350 calories.
Featured Health News from Medical News Today

An apple a day keeps vascular mortality at bay, study suggests

We all know the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And this may prove true after new research suggests that eating an apple once a day may be just as beneficial as daily statin use when it comes to preventing vascular deaths in individuals over the age of 50. This is according to a study published in the BMJ.
Featured Health News from Medical News Today

Calcium-rich diet may reduce female mortality

A calcium-rich diet, whether from supplements or high-calcium foods, may increase lifespans for women, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Researchers from McGill University in Canada analyzed data from a large-scale study called the Canadian Multicenter Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)…
Featured Health News from Medical News Today

A Simple Test Assessing Ability To Sit Up From The Floor Predicts Mortality Risk

A simple test that assesses a persons ability to sit and rise from the floor has proved to be a very accurate predictor of mortality risk. The finding comes from a study, published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention, by a group of researchers in Brazil. A total of 2002 adults aged 51 to 80 participated in the study…
Featured Health News from Medical News Today

High European Mortality Rates Due to Sepsis Care

There are significant differences between the way the United States and Europe take care of patients with severe sepsis and septic shock, according to a study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Severe sepsis is a potentially fatal illness which results from an over-reaction of the immune system to an infection, which may progress into septic shock…
Featured Health News from Medical News Today