Top 20 terduckenmcbucket Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Subreddit : science
Points : 4
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

The Lancet has published a new study on the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico that brings their previous estimate of 1191 deaths up to 2975 (95% CI), and shows that death rates were highest for people living in municipalities with the lowest socioeconomic development.

Subreddit : science
Points : 31
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Association between ambient temperature and mortality risk and burden: time series study in 272 main Chinese cities

Subreddit : science
Points : 7
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Many serious eye diseases require intravitreal injections, or injections directly into the eyeball. New research suggests the treatment can be so stressful that patients' blood pressure skyrockets leading up to the injections, and could lead to cardiovascular events like heart attack.

Subreddit : science
Points : 71
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 24

Women with epilepsy are about 20% more likely to experience unplanned pregnancy, often because interactions between anti-epileptic drugs and hormonal contraceptions pose health risks. Moreover, their unplanned pregnancies are more than twice as likely to end in spontaneous fetal loss.

Subreddit : science
Points : 43
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Medicaid expansion linked to reduced mortality among dialysis patients, according to Brown University study.

Subreddit : medicine
Points : 1
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Medicaid expansion linked to reduced mortality among dialysis patients, according to new study.

Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 6

In a study of nearly 70,000 French adults, a higher frequency of organic food consumption was associated with a significant reduction in the risk of cancer.

Subreddit : science
Points : 135
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 77

Decoy traps that look, smell, and produce warmth like humans or cattle could be effective at measuring and controlling mosquitoes in malaria endemic regions, according to a new study.

Subreddit : science
Points : 34
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Cancer is so expensive to treat that 42% of patients deplete their entire life's assets to afford treatment within the first 2 years, according to a new study. Patients faced higher likelihood of asset depletion with worsening cancer, continuing treatment, and increasing age.

Subreddit : science
Points : 61,602
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 5971

A new study has identified the gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injuries. It's called PIEZO2, and it was previously shown to control our sense of our bodies in space, but may also be responsible for tactile allodynia: the skin's reaction to injury that results in touch being painful.

Subreddit : science
Points : 50
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 2

Delaying pushing during the second stage of labor — when the cervix is fully dilated at 10 centimeters — is a common practice at many U.S. hospitals, but it may have no effect on whether pregnant women deliver spontaneously, according to an NIH study.

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1

Young people with non-heterosexual identity have a significantly higher risk of life-threatening behavior like suicide compared with their heterosexual peers, according to a new study.

Subreddit : science
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1