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Health-Sector Shift Work Linked to Increased Odds of Metabolic Syndrome

Risk of developing metabolic syndrome increased for shift workers in 10 of 12 studies included in review and meta-analysis

Friday, July 1, 2022

E-Noses Promising for Diagnosing Cancer from Exhaled Breath

Electronic noses detect volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath to diagnose cancer

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NHS Privatization Tied to Increase in Treatable Mortality

Annual increase of 1 percent of outsourcing to the private for-profit sector linked to annual increase of 0.38 percent in treatable mortality

Thursday, June 30, 2022

JCAHO Standards Not Always Supported by High-Quality Evidence

Of 20 actionable standards from The Joint Commission, six completely supported by references, six partly supported

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Varies by Race, Ethnicity, State

Disparity in life expectancy across states greater when race/ethnicity are considered

Monday, June 27, 2022

Factors ID'd in Time to Breast Biopsy by Race, Ethnicity

Multilevel factors examined for differences in time from abnormal screening mammogram to biopsy by race, ethnicity

Friday, June 24, 2022

Progress Seen in Proportion of Pregnant Persons With Hep C Screening

Percentage undergoing HCV screening test increased from 16.6 percent in quarter 1 of 2011 to 40.6 percent in quarter 2 of 2021

Monday, June 20, 2022

Federal Court Orders EPA to Reexamine Whether Roundup Causes Cancer

In its ruling, court challenged Trump-era finding that glyphosate was not a serious health risk and 'not likely' to cause cancer

Monday, June 20, 2022

Medicaid Expansion Buffered Health Coverage Loss During Pandemic

Workers who lived in Medicaid expansion states were 5.4 percent more likely to enroll in Medicaid after job loss during pandemic

Friday, June 17, 2022

Disparities in Life Expectancy by Race, Ethnicity, County Persist

In the U.S., increases in life expectancy were seen for Black, API, Latino, White populations, but no change seen for AIAN

Friday, June 17, 2022

Race-Free eGFR Equation IDs Kidney Failure, Mortality Risk

Among race-free equations, findings support using creatinine and cystatin C

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Hospital Interns Spend Only 13.4 Percent of Time in Patient Rooms

Real-time locating systems may be used to improve the training experience, authors say

Monday, June 13, 2022

Half of Hospitals Have Implemented No Price Transparency

Only 5.7 percent of hospitals meet both requirements -- a machine-readable file for required price types and an accessible display for at least 300 shoppable items

Friday, June 10, 2022

Research Needed to Understand Impact of Low-Dose Radiation

Estimated $100 million needed annually for the next 10 to 15 years to conduct epidemiological, biological research

Friday, June 10, 2022

Additional Biopsies After CRC Biopsy Not Tied to Metachronous CRC

Biopsy of nontumor sites after initial colorectal cancer biopsy not linked to risk for metachronous cancer

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Actions Against Physician Licenses Due to Substance Use Down

However, despite declines from 2004 to 2020, substance use-related actions remain much higher than actions for physical, psychological impairment

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

ASCO: Ancestry-Specific Genetic Risk Examined for TNBC

Magnitudes of gene-specific risks for triple-negative breast cancer similar across racial/ethnic groups

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Bidirectional Risk Seen for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Depression

Increased risk also seen among unaffected siblings of patients with either depression or IBD

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

ASCO: ctDNA Analysis Guides Treatment of Stage II Colon Cancer

ctDNA-guided approach to determining the need for adjuvant therapy noninferior to standard management for recurrence-free survival

Monday, June 6, 2022

Bridge Therapy Between Induction, ASCT May Slow Neuroblastoma

Three-year event-free survival significantly improved for patients with end-induction stable metastatic disease receiving bridge therapy

Monday, June 6, 2022

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