Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 12, 2001
Study: Religious struggle may indicate greater risk of death among elderly
A study of 595 hospital patients suggests older patients who are wrestling with religious beliefs during an illness may have an increased risk of dying, according to researchers from Bowling Green State University and Duke University Medical Center.

Depressed heart failure patients are twice as likely to die or be re-admitted to hospital
Duke University Medical Center researchers have found that congestive heart failure patients with major depression appear twice as likely than those who are not depressed to die or be re-admitted to the hospital within 12 months. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to