Mortality

The study provides a more accurate tool for stratifying patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

MiRNA can be used as a biomarker to predict disease recurrence and mortality in breast cancer patients

Researchers at the University of Galway have found that biomarkers known as microRNAs can help predict which breast cancer patients are likely to face disease recurrence and death. Scientists led by Dr. Matthew Davey, Professor Michael Kerin and Dr. Nicola Miller of the University’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences conducted a multicentre study …

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COVID-19 leads to high in-hospital mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension

September 29, 2022 2 min reading Source/Disclosure Disclosure: Montani reports that the institution receives grants or contracts from Acceleron, Janssen, and Merck; consulting fees from Acceleron; and honoraria from Bayer, Janssen, and Merck. Please see the study for all the relevant financial data of the other authors. ADD SUBJECT TO EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS Receive an email …

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The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

In a recent study published on medRxiv* prepress server, researchers evaluated the impact of modern causal inference methods in estimating the effect of corticosteroids on coronavirus disease-related mortality 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimization of observational research through target trial emulations. Image credit: luchschenF / Shutterstock Observational research has provided great opportunities to understand …

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Efficacy of nirmatrelvirus therapy in preventing COVID-19 mortality and hospitalizations in high-risk patients during Omicron growth

At the end of 2021, there was a worldwide recovery of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to the occurrence of highly transmissible acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant Omicron. Omicron surpassed the Delta variant by the end of December 2021. At the beginning of January, Omicron spread considerably around the world, even in places …

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The study reveals a link between malnutrition and sarcopenia in patients with end-stage renal disease

End-stage renal disease (MHD) patients often suffer from malnutrition and sarcopenia, a form of musculoskeletal atrophy that increases mortality. The unraveling of the long-suspicious relationship between malnutrition and sarcopenia has confused scientists due to the lack of a diagnostic standard for nutritional health or condition. Researchers at Osaka’s Metropolitan University have taken a step to …

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Norm Macdonald thought about mortality in the Netflix special filmed before his death at age 61

Norm Macdonald talked about mortality in his latest comedy special, Norm Macdonald: Nothing special that hit Netflix on Monday. In the posthumous edition, the comedian – who died on September 14, 2021 at the age of 61 after battling leukemia for almost 10 years – did not talk about his personal health, but talked about …

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Stuart Broad enjoys the latest brush reinforcement with Mortality Test

Stuart Broad has invented so many reinventions that you would be forgiven for not keeping up. Never mind Broad 2.0, we have to be in the seventh or eighth iteration. In the early days it was the “Golden Bowls”, a short, less successful period as the “Enforcer”. There was a juvenile Broad of Hot Stripes …

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