Tag Archives: People

Medical News Today: Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help

Researchers have found that 70 percent of adults who died from natural causes had not seen a healthcare provider in the 30 days before their death. A new study tries to make sense of premature death. Scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences… Read More »

People urged to seek prompt medical advice if they suspect rabies exposure

There is only a short window of opportunity to seek medical help before rabies becomes almost invariably fatal, but people wait an average of 10 days before seeking medical advice following exposure to potentially rabid animals overseas, according to new research being presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)… Read More »

For people with severe allergies, flying is still fraught with risk – Quartz

That peanuts are synonymous with air travel is a fact that most travelers don’t give a second thought to. But for travelers with severe food allergies, this airline tradition poses a significant risk for their ability to fly comfortably, or at all. It’s not just peanuts. There are myriad allergens—dairy, shellfish, or tree nuts, to name… Read More »