Coronavirus update: New report finds two warning signs of COVID-19 on your face
AROUND one in six people will have complications from COVID-19, including some that are life-threatening. Some common complications include acute respiratory failure, pneumonia and acute liver injury. A new report suggests ocular complications, including conjunctivitis and sinusitis, may also be a manifestation of COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Medical Debt High, but Varies Geographically
Debt higher in the South, in lowest income ZIP codes, and in states without Medicaid expansion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 30, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics Source Type: news

Liver Transplant a Safe Option After Recovery From COVID-19 Liver Transplant a Safe Option After Recovery From COVID-19
Once patients recover from COVID-19, liver transplantation is a safe option with no evidence of SARS-CoV-2 recurrence, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Report Questions Benefit of FDA Accelerated Approval Pathway
112 of the 253 authorized drugs have not been confirmed as clinically effective; 24 of these have been on market more than five years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 30, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatric Source Type: news

Kidney Transplant Outcomes Good in Undocumented Immigrants Kidney Transplant Outcomes Good in Undocumented Immigrants
Patients with undocumented status who receive kidney transplants show encouraging outcomes similar to, or in some cases better than, the general transplant population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Race-Free Equations for Glomerular Filtration Rate Compared
FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 -- The chronic kidney disease (CKD) Epidemiology Consortium estimated glomerular filtration rate cystatin C (eGFRcys), the only guideline-recommended equation that does not require race, results in the smallest changes to eGFR... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: 9/11 first responders with the highest exposure to toxic dust at increased risk for liver disease
First responders who arrived at the World Trade Center immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were more likely to develop liver disease than those who worked at the site during rescue and recovery. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family Doctors Omit Tests for Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Family Doctors Omit Tests for Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes
US primary care physicians are not properly checking patients with type 2 diabetes for chronic kidney disease nearly as often as they should, meaning many miss getting a timely diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Receives FDA Approval for Intravenous Use in Adult Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – July 30, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved UPTRAVI® (selexipag) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, WHO Group I) in adult patients with WHO functional class (FC) II–III, who are temporarily unable to take oral therapy. UPTRAVI® IV is a therapeutic option that will allow patients to avoid short-term treatment interruptions and stay on UPTRAVI® therapy, as uninterrupted treatment is considered key for individ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Two warning signs on your body that are easily overlooked
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a build-up of fat in the liver. When it is not caused by alcohol consumption, it is known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . Although the condition is typically asymptomatic, two "non-specific" symptoms can signal NAFLD. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lenvatinib Plus Gefitinib Promising in Liver Cancer Lenvatinib Plus Gefitinib Promising in Liver Cancer
In patients with advanced liver cancer who were unresponsive to lenvatinib, adding gefitinib led to a clinically meaningful response in a proof-of-concept study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Unusual case of recurrent hypoglycaemia in multiple bee sting envenomation - Pillur Tamilarasu K, Shankar T, Kabi A.
A bee sting can result in allergic and toxin-mediated local manifestations like pain, swelling, redness and itching to serious systemic effects like acute kidney injury (AKI), pancreatitis, Kounis syndrome and stroke. Melittin and phospholipase A2, which m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Do I Need See a Urologist for Erectile Dysfunction
Do I Need to See a Urologist for Erectile Dysfunction? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 29, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Shocking' Early Complications From Teen-Onset Type 2 Diabetes'Shocking' Early Complications From Teen-Onset Type 2 Diabetes
Almost two thirds of study participants had at least one diabetes complication in young adulthood, around 15 years after diagnosis. A handful died, including one from heart attack and one due to kidney failure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Can kissing cause paraquat poisoning: a case report and review of literature - Lv B, Han DF, Chen J, Zhao HB, Liu XL.
BACKGROUND: Paraquat is an effective, broad-spectrum, highly toxic quaternary ammonium herbicide. Paraquat poisoning has been reported frequently in recent years. It has severe lung, kidney, liver, and nervous system toxicity, and there is currently no spe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose May Prompt Response in Transplant Recipients
WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 -- A third dose of the mRNA-1273 vaccine induces a serologic response in 49 percent of kidney transplant recipients who did not respond after receiving two doses, according to a research letter published online July 23 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recognizing Hepatitis R & D on World Hepatitis Day
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main hepatitis viruses, with types A, B, C most common. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that Americans were infected with 24,900 cases of hepatitis A and 21,600 cases of hepatitis B, many of which go undiagnosed because individuals do not know they are infected. Over the past several years, the biopharmaceutical industry has made significant progress in bringing medicines to patients that improve cure rates, reduce side effects and duration of treatment and expand treatment options. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Research and Development Drug Cost Hepatitis C Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about hepatitis?
World Hepatitis Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 28, which makes this a good time to learn more about hepatitis. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, usually caused by specific viruses. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, severity of illness and prevention methods. In the U.S., the most common forms… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 28, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mild kidney disease linked to risk of developing and dying from cancer - symptoms to spot
MILD kidney disease may currently affect up to a third of the population. Symptoms of the condition include urinary tract infections, itchy skin, and swelling of the legs. Researchers have now linked the disease to a heightened risk of developing and dying from cancer. But doctors remain optimistic the study will help improve outcomes for patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal Obesity May Up Risk for Future Liver Disease in Offspring
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- There is a strong association between maternal weight and future nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in offspring, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of Hepatology. Hannes Hagström,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US News Ranks Mayo at the Top in Best Hospitals for Urology US News Ranks Mayo at the Top in Best Hospitals for Urology
US News& World Report released its annual hospital comparisons for 15 specialties. Health equity measures debut this year alongside each hospital's rankings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Liver Cancer Monotherapy Indication for Nivolumab Withdrawn Liver Cancer Monotherapy Indication for Nivolumab Withdrawn
This indication had received an accelerated approval, but after a confirmatory trial failed to show a survival benefit, the indication has been voluntarily withdrawn by the manufacturer.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

'Healthy' supplements are causing a rise in liver injuries - what to avoid
ACCORDING to new research, cases of severe liver injury linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising, with some severe cases leading to patients requiring liver transplants. Scientists are probing why some supplements may be doing more harm than good. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combined Analysis of Risk Factors in NAFLD Combined Analysis of Risk Factors in NAFLD
This study investigated the synergistic effects of various known risk factors for NAFLD, as well as their individual impact on disease severity.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

UCLA Health hospitals rank No. 1 in L.A. and state, No. 3 in nation
UCLA Health hospitals  are No. 1 in both Los Angeles and California and rose to No. 3 nationally in an annual evaluation published today by U.S. News& World Report. It is the first time UCLA Health has been ranked so highly nationally while also holding the top positions in both the city and the state.UCLA Health once again earned a coveted spot on thenational honor roll, which names only the 20 hospitals that provide the highest-quality care across a wide range of procedures and conditions.UCLA Health earnedtop 10 rankings in 12 specialties: diabetes and endocrinology (3), gastroenterology/gastrointestinal s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Chemical giants hid dangers of "forever chemicals" in food packaging for more than a decade
(Natural News) Chemical giants DuPont and Daikin had known about the dangers of certain chemicals used in food packaging since 2010 but hid them from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), The Guardian first reported. The chemicals, known as 6:2 fluorotelomer alcohol (FTOH), have been linked to several health problems, such as developmental problems, cancer and liver... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Surgery Lagged for Black Men During Pandemic
Black men less likely than White men to undergo prostatectomy despite similar COVID - 19 risk factors, biopsy Gleason grade groups (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Landmark study finds one in two hospitalised COVID-19 patients develop a complication, NIHR
A large-scale, NIHR-supported observational study published in The Lancet has found that one in two people hospitalised with COVID-19 during the first phase of the pandemic developed at least one health complication as a result of the viral infection. The ISARIC/CO-CIN study is the most comprehensive of its kind - and the first to systematically assess a range of in-hospital complications and their associations with age, sex and ethnicity - and their outcomes for the patients. The researchers assessed more than 70,000 hospitalised adult patients in the UK hospitalised with severe COVID-19 disease between January and Augu...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Strategies Needed for Managing NAFLD in Adults
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 -- Effective screening, diagnosis, and management strategies are needed for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a special report published online July 26... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic'Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic '
Call for doctors in primary care, hepatology, obesity medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology to stop working in silos and develop multidisciplinary teams to tackle nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients CT, ultrasound provide chance for fatty liver disease screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Outcomes for Living vs Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation Outcomes for Living vs Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation
The use of living donors in liver transplantation can help expand the organ donor pool, but how do the outcomes of this approach compare with that of deceased donor transplantation?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Dietary supplements causing severe liver injuries in Australians, with some requiring transplants, study shows
Researchers say cases linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising and more rigorous oversight is neededThe number of patients being admitted to hospital with severe liver injuries caused by herbal and dietary supplements claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss is increasing, with some people harmed so severely they required a liver transplant.A study led by Dr Emily Nash from the Royal Prince Alfred hospital examined hospital records of 184 adults admitted to the AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre with drug-induced liver injury between 2009 and 2020. She and her co-autho...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Australia news Diets and dieting Medical research Food safety Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Doctors share eight warning signs it is 'critical'
DR AMEET DHAR and Dr Nowlan Selvapatt spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . As the name suggests, this condition isn't related to alcohol consumption; instead, it's to do with fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones
Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 24, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease
' For clinicians, this is now the absolute reassurance that we do not have to stop an SGLT2 inhibitor'in patients with advanced kidney disease, said Dr Chantal Mathieu, about the DAPA-CKD trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The five best supplements to take for a healthy liver
THE liver is the body's natural filter - getting rid of waste, toxins, and metabolising fats, proteins and carbohydrates. What are the best supplements to take for a healthy liver? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Timothy Langford to Lead UAMS Urology Department
Dr. Timothy Langford has been appointed chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, effective Oct. 3. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: New potential protection against the condition
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for conditions involving a fatty build-up in the liver. Although non-alcoholic liver disease can be treated when detected in the early stages, late-stage NAFLD can cause serious damage to the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin-C Induced Hyperglycemia in a Dialysis Patient Vitamin-C Induced Hyperglycemia in a Dialysis Patient
High-dose vitamin C is increasingly used for sepsis and recently for treating COVID-19, but the adverse effects of this treatment in vulnerable patients may be underreported, as seen in this case.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

What makes a market transaction morally repugnant?
(Max Planck Institute for Human Development) Many people find it morally impermissible to put kidneys, children, or doctorates on the free market. But what makes a market transaction morally repugnant in the eyes of the public? And which transactions trigger the strongest collective disapproval? Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Robert Koch Institute have addressed these questions. Their findings, published in Cognition, offer new entry points for policy interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Good cholesterol' may protect liver
(Washington University School of Medicine) The body's so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. This HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No Increase in Risk With Dapagliflozin in Patients With Stage 4 CKD
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- For patients with stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD), a similar pattern of reduced kidney, cardiovascular, and mortality risks is seen with dapagliflozin versus placebo, with no evidence of increased risks, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease
Odevixibat (Bylvay) is the first drug approved for the treatment of severe itching in children as young as 3 months with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of ESWT Compared With Sildenafil for ED Efficacy and Safety of ESWT Compared With Sildenafil for ED
Is low-intensity ESWT a safe and effective alternative to on-demand sildenafil for the treatment of erectile dysfunction?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years
Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths. The pandemic’s disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis or the “deaths of...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Tozzi / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

EMS Dental and Coastal Carolina Community College Team Up to Train the Next Generation of Biofilm Warriors
 Progressive Hygiene School Purchases Seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Units to Teach its Students EMS Dental ’s Guided Biofilm Therapy Protocol  Nyon, Switzerland – July 2, 2021  – EMS Dental, the inventor and manufacturer of the synergistic components of the Guided Biofilm Therapy protocol (GBT®) recently installed seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master units at Coastal Carolina Community College in Onslow County, North Car...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

TRULY WICKED: UMass Memorial Health Center refuses kidney transplant for unvaccinated patient
(Natural News) A 37-year-old father of three is being denied a life-saving medical treatment by UMass Memorial Health Center (UMHC) in Worcester because he refuses to get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). Bernard LaPierre, a Type 1 diabetic, was told back in 2019 that his kidneys are failing and that he needs a transplant... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy Fell By 1.5 Years In 2020, The Biggest Drop Since WWII
The CDC says COVID-19 was the largest factor, along with drug overdoses, homicides, diabetes and chronic liver disease. The decline was even greater for Hispanic men than other groups.(Image credit: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Greenhalgh Source Type: news