Tag Archives: Death

Medical News Today: ‘Harmless’ microbe may cause death of good gut bacteria

Good bacteria are imperative for gut health. New research finds that another type of gut microbe could be endangering the beneficial bacteria population. New research finds a microbe that may diminish beneficial gut bacteria. Trillions of microbes are present in the gut. The majority are bacteria. However, other types — including viruses and single cell… Read More »

Long-term statin use protects against prostate cancer death

Statins and other drugs that lessen cardiovascular disease risk by lowering blood lipids rank among the world’s most prescribed medications. And for the men who take them, accumulating evidence has for years pointed to another added benefit: a lower risk of developing prostate cancer. Now researchers are reporting that long-term statin use (more than 10… Read More »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »