Nursing homes with the largest proportions of non-White residents experience 3.3 times more COVID-19 deaths than do nursing homes with the largest proportions of White residents, according to a new study from the University of Chicago.
While adult life expectancy gap has widened between those with and without a college degree, it has narrowed based on race.
Since 2010, people without a college degree have experienced an absolute rise in mortality. Yet, while the gap in the United States widened based on whether people had a four-year college degree, it narrowed based on race.
The objectives of this study were to examine the characteristics and outcomes among adults hospitalized with COVID-19 at U.S. medical centers and analyze changes in mortality over the initial six months of the pandemic.
Cancer survivors had a greater risk of reduced ambulatory function, which was associated with an increased risk of death.
Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a large study of over half a million women. Researchers said women who skip even one scheduled mammography screening before a breast cancer diagnosis face a significantly higher risk of dying from the cancer.
Challenging the idea that older people with shorter life expectancies should rank lower in coronavirus immunization efforts, new research from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that giving vaccine priority to those most at risk of dying from COVID-19 will save the maximum number of lives, and their potential or future years of life.
Marilyn Rantz still remembers the day she got the call that her mother, whose health had been declining, had fallen and fractured her shoulder.
A study by the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, found bladder cancer is more advanced and more aggressive in South Texas compared to other areas of the U.S. Latinos and women have reduced five-year survival rates from bladder cancer, the analysis also found.
As Covid-19 impacts lives around the world- a new skeleton study is reconstructing ancient pandemics to assess human's evolutionary ability to fight off leprosy, tuberculosis and treponematoses with help from declining rates of transmission when the germs became widespread.