Mortality and Medicine: 6 New Findings

A short slide show highlights results of 6 new clinical studies that look at death, risk of death, and cheating death.

Among the leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, stroke (cerebrovascular diseases), Alzheimer disease, and diabetes, according to the CDC.Results of several recent clinical studies add to our understanding of mortality rates associated with various types of morbidity. Scroll through the slides above for key findings. For more information, see links to studies/abstracts below.


Skin Cancer Screening Recommendation Updated

Melanoma Screening Matchup: Primary Care vs Dermatology

Physical Inactivity Risks Mortality in Long Follow-up Study

High BMI Does Not Elevate Cardiovascular and Death Risks

Meat and Mortality: Protein Source Makes the Difference

Improved Survival in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure