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* In this specific group of BRCA mutation carriers, this study did not demonstrate an increased risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, or other causes associated with premature menopause from bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
We concluded that children with candidemia experienced a 10% increased risk of mortality and approximately 23 extra days in the hospital, compared with children without candidemia who were similar in many other observed characteristics such as age, gender, receipt of clinical procedures, and underlying chronic conditions, not "compared with children hospitalized for other reasons," as stated in the article.
Patients who smoked during the study period had a risk of mortality that was almost three times that of patients who quit.
He stressed that in this specialized medical institute patients undergoing this treatment improve their quality of life, have less disability and lower risk of mortality than non-thrombolized patients.
The observational study of more than 15,400 people found that diets both low ( 70% energy) in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates (50-55% of energy) have the lowest risk of mortality.
The Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) score was developed from the Physiologic Stability Index (PSI) (2) to reduce the number of physiologic variables required for mortality risk assessment from 34 to 14 and to obtain an objective weighing of the remaining variables.
Usually, doctors and scientists claim that obese people are at a higher risk of mortality but a new study has found that obesity does not increase mortality risk.
A single episode of violence did not lead to a higher risk of mortality. Possible reasons for the link between domestic violence and poor birth outcomes include the role of blunt trauma to the fetus, elevated levels of maternal stress, poor physical health of the mother from violence and the deterrent effect of violence on maternal health care-seeking behaviour.
NEW ORLEANS -- A baseline hemoglobin [A.sub.lc] level that exceeds 8.5%, a prior clinical history of neuropathy, and/or use of aspirin may flag patients with type 2 diabetes who are at higher risk of mortality with intensive glycemia treatment.
"Since anemia is a marker of an underlying disorder, the etiology of the anemia may explain an increased risk of mortality," they wrote.
Cox proportional hazard ratios were used to analyze the risk of mortality in 503 participants who met the World Health Organization's 1999 criteria for diabetes, compared with the mortality risk of nondiabetic participants.
According to Hubbell, scientists calculate life years saved by first determining the risk of mortality from a given environmental threat according to both age and health status, then estimating the resultant life years lost from the population.