US launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Органы здравоохранения США в четверг заявили, что они инвестируют 350 миллионов долларов США в 4 штатах для изучения методов, позволяющих лучше всего справиться с опиоидным кризисом в стране на региональном уровне, с целью минимизации смертности от передозировки, связанной с опиоидами, на 40 процентов в течение 3 лет в отдельных районах в эти состояния. ПРЕДОСТАВИТЬ ФОТОГРАФИИ: … Read more

People are living longer despite care inequalities

The World Health Organization report that life expectancy has increased by 5 years, but data show inequalities in access to health services among countries. A new global report finds that people are living longer, despite disparities in healthcare access. The World Health Statistics series is an annual snapshot of global health compiled by the World … Read more

Most adults dying prematurely of natural causes did not seek medical help, report reveals

About two-thirds of the adults dying prematurely from natural causes did not seek medical help within the 30 days preceding their death, reported forensic researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (IFS). The research, published recently in PLOS One, discovered key factors … Read more

Pediatrician group urges recall of baby rocker linked to infant deaths

Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. (Photo: Fisher-Price website) REUTERS: The American Academy of Pediatrics called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Tuesday to issue a full recall of the “Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper” infant rocker, which has been linked to 32 infant deaths, it said on its website. The infant … Read more

Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally: Study

(Photo: Unsplash) PARIS: One in five deaths globally are linked to poor diet, experts said Thursday (Apr 4), warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat was killing millions of people every year. The United Nations estimates that nearly a billion people worldwide are malnourished, while nearly two billion are “overnourished”. But the latest study on … Read more

Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide

A major study has found that unhealthful eating is responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other risk factor, including smoking.A diet low in nutrients may cause more deaths worldwide than smoking or other unhealthful habits, suggests new research. The Global Burden of Disease Study looked at dietary consumption between 1990 and 2017 in 195 … Read more

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