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Life Expectancy Calculator: Determine Your Expected Life Span
https://www.lifeexpectancycalculators.com/

There are many different types of life expectancy or longevity calculators designed with different objectives in mind. While no calculator is 100% accurate, it is important to choose a tool that is appropriate for your objective.

CDC National Health Report: Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality and Associated Behavioral Risk
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su6304a2.htm

Oct 30th, 2021 -  CDC National Health Report: Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality and Associated Behavioral Risk and Protective Factors—United States, 2005–2013 Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.™ Search The CDC Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items o...

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK549814/
StatPearls; Tyler Miklovic, Vanessa C. Sieg

Jul 10th, 2021 - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a genetic disorder affecting collagen formation and function. It affects virtually every organ system, which can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Complications of this disease include arterial rupture, organ rupture, joint dislocation, chronic pain, and fatigue, among many others. Proper diagnosis of EDS is essential to improving the overall health ...

OncLive News Briefs: June 9, 2010
https://www.onclive.com/view/news_briefs_jun08

Dec 5th, 2020 - Click here to view as PDF. Sorafenib Plus Dacarbazine Improves Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Advanced Melanoma, and Is Well Tolerated There is currently no standard of care for patients with advanced melanoma. Dacarbazine is perhaps the most commonly used cytotoxic agent. Dacarbazine has a moderate toxicity profile. Treatment typically yields a low objective response rate (5% to ...

Life Spans Drop in Areas With Primary Care Shortage: Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948090

Mar 25th, 2021 - It is well documented that poor access to primary care physicians (PCPs) is associated with worse health, but new research suggests that the persistent PCP shortage also shortens lives. By increasing PCP access, more than 7200 deaths per year could be prevented, the team estimates in an article published online March 23 in Annals of Internal Medicine. The article is a "methodologic tour de forc...

Surgery in an aging population, part 2
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/86399/gynecologic-cancer/surgery-aging-population-part-2
Kari Hacker, MD, PhD, Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD

Aug 12th, 2014 - Because of the increased risks associated with surgery in an elderly population, a thorough preoperative assessment should include identification of medical problems and important risk factors for increased perioperative morbidity and mortality, a thorough evaluation of the patient’s activities of daily living, and a mini–mental status exam (Primary Care 1989;16:361-76). Dr.

Cardiovascular disease risk assessment for primary prevention: Our approach
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/cardiovascular-disease-risk-assessment-for-primary-prevention-our-approach
Peter WF Wilson

INTRODUCTION — Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) is common in the general population, affecting the majority of adults past the age of 60 years. As a diagnostic category, CVD includes four major areas: ●Coronary heart disease (CHD) manifested by fatal or nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI), angina pectoris, and/or heart failure ●Cerebrovascular disease manifested by fatal or nonfatal...

Science Clips - Volume 9, Issue 19, May 16, 2017
https://www.cdc.gov/library/sciclips/issues/v9issue19.html

Oct 30th, 2021 - Science Clips is produced weekly to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge for the public health community. Each article features an Altmetric Attention score to track social and mainstream media mentions! The report consists of these components:. Key scientific articles in featured topic areas (this week featuring a repeat of the March 2017 CDC Public Health Grand Rounds, Emerging ...

Osteoporosis In Males
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK538531/
StatPearls; Manuel O. Bello, Lorenna Rodrigues Silva Sombra et. al.

Jul 19th, 2021 - Osteoporosis is a silent disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone microarchitecture leading to fragility and increased risk of fractures. Classically, it has been more studied in postmenopausal women due to the known effects of estrogen deficiency during that period in females and associated increased prevalence of osteoporosis. More recently, however, the med...

Risk-based Estimate of Effect of Foodborne Diseases on Public Health, Greece
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/17/9/10-1766_article

Sep 8th, 2011 - To initiate and sustain efforts for prevention and control of foodborne diseases, it is essential to determine the extent and dimensions of the problem (1). Accurate knowledge of disease incidence and severity is invaluable to competent national authorities for use in selecting appropriate management actions to reduce the overall public health impact. However, much of the information collated r...

CDC Washington Congressional Testimony
https://www.cdc.gov/washington/testimony.html

Oct 30th, 2021 - The Path Forward: A Federal Perspective on the COVID-19 Response

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

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Science Clips - Volume 13, Issue 14, April 20, 2021
https://www.cdc.gov/library/sciclips/issues/v13issue14.html

Oct 30th, 2021 - This week Science Clips is pleased to highlight Hispanic Health in the United States. The Hispanic population is not only the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the United States, but it is also the youngest and one of the fastest growing. Population projections estimate that the Hispanic population in the U.S. will almost double by 2060 (increasing from approximately 18% of the population...

Human-Pathogenic Kasokero Virus in Field-Collected Ticks
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/12/20-2411_article

Nov 19th, 2020 - The genus Orthonairovirus (family Nairoviridae) comprises »40 viruses (1), including human pathogens such as Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. The orthonairoviruses are assigned to 14 species (1), most of which have been associated with a single vertebrate subphylum (Vertebrata: bats, birds, rodents, shrews, or ungulates) and tick order (Ixodida: argasids or ixodids) (2). The species Kasok...

Science Clips - Volume 10, Issue 6, February 20, 2018
https://www.cdc.gov/library/sciclips/issues/v10issue6.html

Oct 30th, 2021 - Science Clips is produced weekly to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge for the public health community. Each article features an Altmetric Attention score to track social and mainstream media mentions! The report consists of these components:. Key scientific articles in featured topic areas (this week featuring February CDC Public Health Grand Rounds, Million Hearts® 2022: A Com...

Statistical Sensitivity for Detection of Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Rodent Population Densities
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/5/1/99-0114_article

Dec 10th, 2010 - We analyzed the statistical capabilities of the long-term rodent monitoring program begun in 1994 to detect spatial and temporal changes in rodent densities and determine if the low death rates at all study sites resulted in biased (underestimated) rodent population density estimates. We also examined a short-term subset of the data (mid-1997 to early 1998) to test whether the program design co...

Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the older patient
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/treatment-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-in-the-older-patient
Patricia Tai

INTRODUCTION — The prevalence of type 2 diabetes continues to increase steadily as more people live longer and grow heavier. Older adults (>65 years) with diabetes are at risk of developing a similar spectrum of microvascular complications as their younger counterparts with diabetes, albeit probably at lower absolute risk if they develop their diabetes later in life, which will limit dur...

Management of elevated low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/management-of-elevated-low-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol-ldl-c-in-primary-prevention-of-cardiovascular-disease
Michael Pignone

INTRODUCTION — The management of the risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), of which elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is one, is called primary prevention if this process is done in someone who has not previously experienced an atherosclerotic vascular event. The rationale for activities focused on LDL-C reduction is based upon epidemiologic data docu...