BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

11. Dec 2019

October 16, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

New algorithm more accurately predicts life expectancy after heart failure

UCLA research could help health care providers make better use of life-saving resources A new algorithm developed by UCLA researchers more accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure, and for how long, whether or not they receive a heart … Continue reading

April 5, 2016
by Guest Post
0 comments

Mexico’s murder rate has led to decrease in men’s life expectancy, UCLA-led study shows

Increases in women’s average life expectancy have slowed Mexico’s staggering homicide rate has taken a toll on the mortality rate for men — and it could be even worse than the statistics indicate, a new study from the UCLA Fielding School … Continue reading

January 15, 2015
by Guest Post
0 comments

World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100

Using modern statistical tools, a new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population is likely to keep growing throughout the 21st century. The number of people on Earth is likely to reach … Continue reading

December 26, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

U.S. ranks near bottom among industrialized nations in efficiency of health care spending

UCLA, McGill study also shows women fare worse than men in most countries A new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal reveals that the United States health care system ranks … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

China’s chance to reinvent itself environmentally

China’s 34-year-old Environmental Protection Law was created when it made sense for legislators in a developing country to trade environmental well-being for a boost to the gross domestic product. Today, China wrestles with pollution that is leaving its citizens gasping … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Global health policy fails to address burden of disease on men

Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organisations, according to a Viewpoint article in this week’s … Continue reading

June 8, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Exercise and Healthy Eating Make a Difference Even Later in Life

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Women in their 70s had a longer life expectancy when they exercised and regularly ate fruits and vegetables, a new University of Michigan study found. “This is the first study to show that the combination of a … Continue reading

April 26, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Ageing Population Could Boost Economy

Older people are a benefit, rather than a burden, to the economy and society according to a new report from the UCL School of Pharmacy. The report, Active Ageing: Live Longer and Prosper (produced with financial support from Alliance Boots) … Continue reading