Navigation Links
Super Bowl Loss Can 'Kill' Some Fans
Date:3/28/2009

Study found death rates rose after a defeat, and dropped after a victory

SATURDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Watching your favorite NFL team lose in the Super Bowl could actually end your life, a new study suggests.

However, the good news is that a victory might do just the opposite, the researchers noted. The finding was presented Saturday at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting, in Orlando, Fla.

To come to this conclusion, a team from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, looked at death rates in Los Angeles County on the day of two Super Bowls that had decidedly different outcomes for the home team: 1980, when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Los Angeles Rams in what has long been considered one of the most competitive match-ups in Super Bowl history; and 1984, when the Los Angeles Raiders handily beat the Washington Redskins. The researchers also looked at death rates for the two weeks following each game. They then compared those statistics to death rates in the same county for the same period in the years between and after those Super Bowls.

As it turned out, they found that all-cause death rates rose significantly after the 1980 loss, and death rates declined after the 1984 victory.

"The 1980 Super Bowl has been regarded by sports enthusiasts to be one of the most competitive games in the history of the Super Bowl, with the lead changing seven times. The Rams were underdogs going into the game; they lost by a very close margin after entering in the fourth quarter with a lead. The team had been in Los Angeles for many years, and this was their first Super Bowl game. All these factors might have made the fans more emotionally involved," study author Dr. Robert Kloner, director of research at the Heart Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital and a professor of medicine at Keck, said in a news release from the American College of Cardiology. "Th
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. South Texas Doctors Report More Severe Cases of Community Staph Super Bug Hospitalizing Children
2. New Health Corp. Announces the Addition of Hannaford Bros., Kash N Karry and Sweet Bay Supermarkets to its Retail Outlets
3. Super Jake Foundation Offers Hope for Pediatric Cancer
4. Super Bowl Champion, Pro Bowler and Pittsburgh Steeler Alan Faneca to Host Sixth Annual Bid for Hope Auction
5. Novo Nordisk Ranks Supersector Leader in the 2007 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
6. Homecare Workers to Supervisors: Preserve Care of our Most Vulnerable
7. Super Jake Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Heroes Bash on Nov. 3 to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research
8. Parents can Help Young Superheroes Battle Cavities on Halloween Night
9. New Health Corp. Announces the Addition of Stop & Shop and Giant Supermarkets to its Retail Outlets
10. Supernanny Jo Frost Joins the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in Supporting Time To Talk(TM)
11. AISI and Roundys Supermarkets Inc. Launch Program to Educate Shoppers on the Nutritional and Safety Benefits of Canned Food
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Super Bowl Loss Can 'Kill' Some Fans
(Date:4/17/2014)... many as 10 million older Americans suffer from depression, ... , However, new research a project that followed ... six years found that Internet use among the ... than 30 percent. , "That,s a very strong effect," ... telecommunication, information studies and media who led the project. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... CHICAGO, IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one ... accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several ... of colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics ... probiotic L reuteri for infant colic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered ... in an experimental model. The findings, reported in ... Abuse , may lead to more effective treatments ... one of the leading causes of illness and ... economic impact by limiting the productivity of workers ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... An international team led by researchers at UC Davis ... plays a key role in cell division, also boosts ... the first time the complex has been shown to ... B1/Cdk1 an excellent target to control cellular energy production, ... was published online today in the journal Developmental ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The ... has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream ... the April 17 issue of The New England ... part of a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as ... a major cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption 2Health News:Dual role: Key cell division proteins also power up mitochondria 2Health News:New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil 2
... Cystitis Epidemiology (RICE) study estimates prevalence of 3 to ... 13 Three to eight million women in the ... newly released prevalence number, presented at the 2009 American ... to 6 percent of all U.S. women. This ...
... 13 Cyberonics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX ) today ... fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 24, 2009 on ... company will conduct a conference call to discuss those results ... Fourth Quarter and FY2009 Results Conference Call Instructions ...
... Fixed-dose combination offers a convenient option that may ... pressure goals while decreasing patient pill burden(1)PARSIPPANY, N.J., ... that the United States Food and Drug Administration ... and olmesartan medoxomil) as initial or ,first-line, therapy ...
... Surgical Information Systems (SIS) successfully completed the ... the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Connectathon, and participated ... Society (HIMSS) Interoperability Showcase in Chicago.(Logo: ... )The Connectathon is the healthcare IT industry,s ...
... Watts Enables Physicians to Melt and Remove Larger Areas ... May 13 Cynosure, Inc. ... manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic treatment ... the latest and most powerful advance in the company,s ...
... experts say , , WEDNESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- ... normal-weight co-workers, says a U.S. study. , Researchers surveyed ... effectiveness and impairment of daily activities. The results showed ... diabetes lost 11 percent to 15 percent of work ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Prevalence of Interstitial Cystitis in U.S. Much Larger Than Previously Believed 2Health News:Cyberonics Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results 2Health News:AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure 2Health News:AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure 3Health News:AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure 4Health News:AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure 5Health News:AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure 6Health News:SIS Completes IHE Connectathon, Participates in HIMSS Interoperability Showcase 2Health News:Cynosure Enhances Industry-Leading Smartlipo Laser Lipolysis Workstation with Increased Energy and Intelligent Temperature Sensing 2Health News:Cynosure Enhances Industry-Leading Smartlipo Laser Lipolysis Workstation with Increased Energy and Intelligent Temperature Sensing 3Health News:Cynosure Enhances Industry-Leading Smartlipo Laser Lipolysis Workstation with Increased Energy and Intelligent Temperature Sensing 4Health News:Cynosure Enhances Industry-Leading Smartlipo Laser Lipolysis Workstation with Increased Energy and Intelligent Temperature Sensing 5Health News:Productivity Takes a Hit From Obesity, Diabetes 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Tegra Medical is very pleased to ... as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Mark was promoted from ... has overseen the company,s four facilities in Massachusetts ... Mr. King joined Tegra Medical in 2012 with 20+ years ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... & Forecast – Worldwide Analysis ... Pump Market Analysis ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company ... obese patients, today announced initial results from its ... of methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with ... obesity.  These results showed improvements in body weight, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 2Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4
... IOMI ) today announced that Stanley C. Erck, the ... Acumen BioFin,Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... will begin at 9:10 a.m. Eastern,Time in the Kennedy ... Mr. Erck,s presentation will focus on Iomai,s portfolio of ...
... Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq:,EXEL) today presented data from ... with albuminuria due to diabetic nephropathy. XL784 is ... enzymes that may,play a role in the pathogenesis ... presented during a poster session (Abstract/Poster PO1030) at,the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Iomai CEO to Speak at Acumen BioFin Rodman & Renshaw Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, Nov. 5 2Phase 2 Trial Results for Exelixis' XL784 Presented at the 2007 American Society of Nephrology Conference 2Phase 2 Trial Results for Exelixis' XL784 Presented at the 2007 American Society of Nephrology Conference 3Phase 2 Trial Results for Exelixis' XL784 Presented at the 2007 American Society of Nephrology Conference 4
... developed over Guidants 20-year history, the VOYAGER ... for successful treatment outcomes. It combines a ... a lower profile shaft,more flexible markers, and ... cross tight and tortuous anatomy with even ...
... technology developed over Guidants 20-year history, the ... foundation for successful treatment outcomes. It combines ... with a lower profile shaft,more flexible markers, ... can cross tight and tortuous anatomy with ...
Test for AFP...
Enzyme Immunoassay for the Quantitative Measurement of Ovarian Cancer Antigen CA-125 in Human Serum...
Medicine Products: