Effect of comorbidities on the association between age and hospital mortality after fall-related hip fracture in elderly patients

ConclusionsThe association between age and mortality after hip fracture remains after adjusting for numerous comorbidities. However, some potentially controllable disorders are associated with an increased risk for mortality, thus, improving their management could benefit survival.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

Related Links:

CT may be the gold standard for diagnosing complicated pneumonia, but lung...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use lung ultrasound to diagnose pediatric pneumonia Ultrasound bests x-ray for identifying pulmonary edema Lung ultrasound beats chest x-ray for heart failure detection Lung ultrasound a practical tool for disease diagnosis Ultrasound finds more pneumonia than x-ray
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
This study focused on the safety and efficacy of recanalizing therapies in heart failure patients with acute ischemic stroke. How does HF impact the long-term prognosis of these patients?Stroke
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news
Source: Digestive and Liver Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
AbstractBackground/ObjectiveNon ‐alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is more and more common in patients with type 2diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Currently, some researches have found that Sodium glucose co‐ transporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, a new hypoglycemic drug, can improve nonalcoholic fatty liver besides hypoglycemic effect . Thus, we undertook a meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the efficacy of SGLT2 inhibitors on the treatment of NAFLDMethodsPubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Library were searched for RCTs of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with NAFLD and T2DM up to Oct1, 2019. Differenc...
Source: Journal of Diabetes Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
European Journal of Heart Failure, EarlyView.
Source: European Journal of Heart Failure - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Editorial Comment Source Type: research
European Journal of Heart Failure, EarlyView.
Source: European Journal of Heart Failure - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Viewpoint Source Type: research
AbstractClostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is the leading cause of healthcare-associated diarrhea while nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease. The aim of this study was to determine whether NAFLD increases susceptibility to CDI. A retrospective cohort study included patients ≥ 65 years, treated with antimicrobial therapy ≥ 24 h, and hospitalized ≥ 72 h in a 36-month period. Three-hundred fourteen patients were included; 83 with NAFLD and 231 controls. Except for diabetes mellitus (37.35% vs. 25.11%,p = 0.0462) and obesity (18.07% vs. 8.23%,p = 0.0218) that...
Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewCholestatic liver disease, including primary biliary cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis, can be associated with numerous extrahepatic complications. Of these, malnutrition can negatively impact quality of life in these patients. Achieving nutritional optimization in patients with cholestatic liver disease is an essential component in the overall management of the disease.Recent FindingsThrough various mechanisms, including abnormalities in bile acid metabolism, malabsorption, anorexia, and increased metabolic rate, chronic malnutrition in cholestatic liver disease can lead to vitamin, m...
Source: Current Hepatitis Reports - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS This study suggested that CS has multiple ingredients and multiple targets relevant to the treatment of osteoporosis. We determined that the active ingredient, sesamin, may be the most crucial ingredient of CS for the treatment of osteoporosis. Additionally, the network pharmacology method provided a novel research approach to analyze the function of complex ingredients. PMID: 32081843 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Cardionomic Inc. raised money from a pool of investors including VC giant New Enterprise Associates and the Cleveland Clinic.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: news
More News: Cardiology | Congestive Heart Failure | Heart | Heart Failure | Hospital Management | Liver | Liver Disease | Orthopaedics | Osteoporosis | Study | Urology & Nephrology | Women