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Globally, Women Less Likely to Develop Heart Disease Than Men
Rates of primary prevention higher in women, but secondary prevention efforts higher in men
Friday, May 29, 2020

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Authors say increasing investment in primary care could slow future health care spending growth
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
About 45 weeks needed to clear surgery backlog if countries up surgical volume by 20 percent later
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
One in 10 physicians worldwide report seeing at least one case of COVID-19 reinfection
Monday, May 18, 2020

Bowel Abnormalities Described in Inpatients With COVID-19
Bowel wall abnormalities identified on 31 percent of 42 CT scans, associated with ICU admission
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Graduated Compression Stockings May Not Be Needed After Surgery
Low molecular weight heparin noninferior to LMWH plus GCS for preventing VTE after elective surgery
Thursday, May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Fatality Rate High for Heart Transplant Recipients
Of 28 infected HT recipients, 79 percent admitted for treatment, 25 percent needed mechanical ventilation
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Experts Discuss Strategy for Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19
Recommendations address nonsurgical management, prioritization of patients once surgery resumes
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Burden of Osteoarthritis Increasing in Most Countries
1990 to 2017 saw jump of 9.3 and 8.2 percent in age-standardized point prevalence, annual incidence
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Patients With Cancer Seem More Vulnerable to COVID-19
Frequency of severe events highest for patients with hematologic cancer, lung cancer, and metastatic cancer
Monday, May 4, 2020

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