Also this week MedZine brings you the latest medical news on various medical specialisms. In this editorial some striking studies are highlighted. This week we have selected two studies, both concerning serious hazards. The first is the hazard of sugar-sweetened drinks. Everybody likes a soda now and then, but perhaps it's time to start worrying about the effects of these sugar-sweetened beverages. According to researchers, sugar sweetened drinks may be associated with about 180,000 deaths around the world each year. Another association that warrants serious attention, is that between heart failure, depression and death. According to new research, heart failure patients who are moderately or severely depressed have four times the risk of dying and double the risk of having to go to the em Continue reading
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