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Short People Fare Worse in ICUs: Study

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 — Shorter patients in hospital intensive care units (ICUs) are more likely to die during treatment than taller ones, a new study suggests. Among more than 400,000 critically ill adults, the shortest patients (4 feet, 6 inches) were 29 percent (men) and 24 percent (women) more likely to… Read More »

Thousands of women 'dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men'

Thousands of women ‘are dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men’, claims study Poor treatment contributed to deaths of more than 8,200 women over ten years  Women diagnosed with heart attack treated slower than men and not given tests Female patients twice as likely as men to die within a month… Read More »