Tag: mortality

Stark increase in opioid-related admissions, deaths in US ICUs

Since 2009, hospital intensive care units (ICUs) in the USA have witnessed a stark increase in opioid-related admissions and deaths. This is a finding...
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Back pain associated with increase in all-cause mortality

Published in the European Journal of Pain, a study of 4390 Danish twins aged over 70 years old has found that those suffering from...

Statins may lower mortality risk in ankylosing spondylitis patients

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis or psoriatic arthritis who take statins may have as much as a 33% lower mortality risk, according to new research...