Attending an NHS Health Check appointment is associated with both a decreased risk of dying and a decreased risk of several diseases.
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may have an increased risk of death from both natural and unnatural causes than those without the disorder.
A study of seriously ill patients from academic medical centres across the country has found that nearly a quarter had a delayed or missed diagnosis.
Having bipolar disorder, a serious mental illness that can cause both manic and depressed moods, can make life more challenging.
New research confirms that autistic people experience a reduced life expectancy, however, the number of years of life lost may not be as high as previously claimed.
Death rates after major surgery are similar regardless of whether a male or female surgeon operates on a male or female patient.
An exploratory study has raised concerns about the increasing number of people in England and Wales whose bodies are discovered so late that they have decomposed.
Waiting two minutes or longer to clamp a premature baby’s umbilical cord soon after birth could reduce the risk of death, compared with immediately clamping the cord.
In an analysis that included older US women, caregiving was associated with a lower risk of death over an average follow-up of 17.5 years.
A study found that people who are experiencing homelessness have a 16-fold higher rate of sudden death from heart attacks, as well as other causes.
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The study found no significant associations of wildfire-related PM2.5 exposure with mortality from cardiovascular, respiratory, and mental diseases.
As the world continues to evolve, it becomes increasingly essential to measure the progress of nations accurately.
Stroke mortality (per 100,0000) plummeted from 88 to 31 for women and 112 to 39 for men between 1975 and 2019 in the US.
A new report released by the Office of National Statistics has revealed that avoidable mortality rates in England rose significantly in 2020.
A large study of people in 28 countries found men aged 50 and over had a 60% greater risk of death than women.