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Cancer patients are at a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke, new study shows

Science Photo Library – ROGER HARRIS | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images Cancer patients have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke with 10% of all cancer patients dying from cardiovascular problems, not cancer, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal. For some cancers, including breast, prostate, endometrial… Read More »

JAMA: Lower cost hospitals have similar patient outcomes as higher cost counterparts

Dive Brief: A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that Medicare patients with heart failure or pneumonia likely had more costs associated with the hospital where they were receiving treatment than their acuity. The researchers randomly studied 1.22 million patients discharged between July 2013 and June 2016, and further isolated them to 1,615 patient… Read More »

CT Honeycombing in Interstitial Lung Disease Linked to Higher Mortality Rates

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Night Shift Plus Unhealthy Habits Equals Higher Diabetes Risk

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 — Rotating night-shift work together with an unhealthy lifestyle significantly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers say. “Most cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented by adherence to a healthy lifestyle, and the benefits could be larger in rotating night-shift workers,” said study authors led… Read More »