This article can be republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You will see the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, debates and discussions. The Daily Health Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free service of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Firm and Kaiser Family Base.Chronic inflammation is recognized as contributing to the development and progression of chronic center failure but presently approved treatments for heart failure do not address this important pathophysiological mechanism. Sufferers with heart failure experience a continuing decline in their wellness, resulting in an elevated rate of recurrence of hospitalization and premature loss of life. It is estimated that there are more than 10 million people who have chronic heart failure in THE UNITED STATES and Europe. The common five-year survival price for all individuals with heart failure is approximately 50 percent. In the United States alone, there are approximately 300,000 deaths connected with chronic heart failing every year and the expense of medical care, primarily resulting from hospitalization, exceeds $19 billion annually.
Child marriage boosts risk for maternal and infant mortality, study reveals Countries in which girls are generally married prior to the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and baby mortality, report researchers in today’s online issue of the journal Violence Against Ladies.