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COVID-19 linked to increased all-cause mortality in young adults

From March to July 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with increased all-cause mortality among 25- to 44-year-olds in the United States, according to a research letter published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Jeremy Samuel Faust, M.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues examined excess mortality […]

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Mortality Risk Up With Newer Antipsychotic Use for Depression

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — For nonelderly patients with depression, augmentation with newer antipsychotics is associated with an increased mortality risk, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in PLOS ONE. Tobias Gerhard, Ph.D., from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and colleagues examined all-cause mortality of newer antipsychotic augmentation for adult depression […]

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Measures of Central Adiposity Linked to All-Cause Mortality

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 — Several indices of central adiposity, including waist circumference and body adiposity index, are associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality, according to a review published online Sept. 23 in The BMJ. Ahmad Jayedi, from the Semnan University of Medical Sciences in Iran, and colleagues conducted a systematic review and […]

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COVID-19 mortality highly influenced by age demographics

A study released today from the University of Oxford is the first to highlight the importance of age and demographic science in explaining the difference in fatalities across countries affected by the virus. The research, from Jennifer Beam Dowd, Melinda Mills and colleagues at the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford and Nuffield […]

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COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

The novel coronavirus proved deadly in 1.4 percent of all people infected in the Chinese outbreak city of Wuhan, far lower than global estimates of the killer pandemic, researchers said Thursday. COVID-19 cases are soaring, with more than 200,000 confirmed since cases emerged in Wuhan late last year. The World Health Organization said this month […]

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Why more men die on the Coronavirus as women

The number of Infected and deaths from the Coronavirus from China continues to increase worldwide. In addition to China, other countries, such as Iran, South Korea and Italy to pay sudden increases in the case. Alone in the Northern Italian Region of Lombardy there are 165 proven infections with the Coronavirus (medical Name “Sars-CoV-2”) – […]