comorbidity


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co·mor·bid

 (kō-môr′bĭd)
adj.
Coexisting or concomitant with an unrelated pathological or disease process: patients with comorbid diabetes and depression.

co′mor·bid′i·ty n.

comorbidity

(ˌkəʊmɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) the occurrence of more than one illness or condition at the same time
Translations

comorbidity

n comorbilidad
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Psychiatric comorbidity may play an important role in the increased risk of premature death in people with ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), according to a new extensive registry study conducted at Karolinska Institute and Orebro University in Sweden.
However, for deaths in adulthood, when adjusting for early-onset psychiatric comorbidity, the association between ADHD and risk of death due to natural causes was no longer statistically significant (HR, 1.32; 95 percent CI, 0.94 to 1.85).
ENPNewswire-August 8, 2019--Karolinska Institutet: Psychiatric comorbidity contributes to increased mortality in ADHD
Comorbidity often arise when a particular disease leads to other complications in patients.
ADHD-like behaviour is seen in rat models of epilepsy and has recently been recognised as a comorbidity of canine epilepsy.
In the comorbidity guideline, the working group examined the therapeutic interventions for psoriasis-related comorbidities such as psoriatic arthritis (PsA), cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Researchers analysed administrative data on cardiac patients admitted to the Montreal Heart Institute to create and test an index, the Cardiac-Specific Comorbidity Index, to help predict death both in-hospital and within one year in a group.
"A 90-year-old fit individual, with minimal comorbidity living independently, would absolutely be a good candidate for dialysis, while a 75-year-old patient with bad peripheral vascular disease and dementia, living in a nursing home, would be unlikely to live longer on dialysis than off dialysis," she said.
The Artificial Intelligence co-creation platform 'AIdea' developed by the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will help predict taxi passenger demands and contribute to the study of comorbidity, reports said Wednesday.