Compared to other countries, U.S. life expectancy worse than previously estimated
Jun 05, 2023
Dozens of countries across the world have had higher life expectancies than the United States over the last 70 years, a new study has found.
U.S. life expectancy dropped by average of 2 years in 2020, new data reveal
Aug 24, 2022
Life expectancy in the United States fell by an average of two years between 2019 and 2020, across all 50 states and Washington D.C., according to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Study: U.S. life expectancy rose between 2000 and 2019, with some wide gaps
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Jun 22, 2022
Life expectancy for Black Americans increased more than that of any other group in most U.S. counties. This may reflect a reversal of gains in the white population, according to the NIH.
Achieving treatment goals in T2DM can increase life expectancy
Apr 19, 2022
Life expectancy gains seen with reducing HbA1c, SBP, LDL-C, and BMI among individuals with type 2 diabetes
Study pinpoints life expectancy in severe dementia
Apr 01, 2022
Investigators also found six factors tied to shorter life expectancy. This new data may help patients and caregivers to anticipate supportive needs, the researchers say.
My incredible shrinking lifespan
Oct 14, 2021
With so much still to say to the long-term care profession, I’m realizing I better write fast, because I may not have many years left. Less all the time, according to a study from Oxford University....
Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 22
Jul 22, 2021
JEA Senior Living to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees in its 40 communities … CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines to its lowest level in nearly 20 years … High-risk VA population responds well...
Calculator predicts elders’ need for palliative care
Jul 07, 2021
A new online tool can help frail older adults and their clinicians estimate six-month life expectancy and better plan for end-of-life care, according to real-world studies from Canada.
Clinical briefs for Friday, Feb. 19
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Feb 19, 2021
U.S. life expectancy falls in 2020, with ‘stunning’ dip amongst minorities … Walking patterns ‘strongly’ forecast type of cognitive decline, researchers say … Inflammation in spinal cord fluid...
Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, August 11
Aug 11, 2020
Gilead seeks full U.S. approval for remdesivir … Mouthwashes may provide brief COVID-19 transmission protection, researchers claim … Calcium and vitamin D may help prevent future vertigo episodes,...