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Pandemic Heightened Emotional Exhaustion in Health Care Workers

Increase seen in emotional exhaustion reported by hospital-based health care workers in clinical and nonclinical positions

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Medicare Monthly Premiums to Drop for Seniors

Fee cuts come at the same time as seniors receive a Social Security cost-of-living increase for 2023 of up to 9 or 10 percent

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Apixaban Noninferior to Enoxaparin for Postoperative VTE Prophylaxis

Fewer compliance events seen with apixaban versus enoxaparin for extended-duration VTE prophylaxis after abdominopelvic oncologic surgery

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

Masking 'remains recommended' during an outbreak among patients or 'when caring for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised'

Monday, September 26, 2022

Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Additionally, decreases in satisfaction with work-life integration and increases in depression seen

Friday, September 23, 2022

Coffee Intake Linked to Longer Prostate Cancer-Specific Survival

Longer prostate cancer-specific survival seen for specific subgroups, including those with the CYP1A2 AA genotype

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Neoadjuvant Novel Hormonal Agents Studied in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Neoadjuvant therapy with an NHA associated with longer time to biochemical recurrence, prolonged metastasis-free survival

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Erectile Function Mostly Not Impacted by Surgery for BPH

But rate of retrograde ejaculation higher following many surgical procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Self-Cut Mesh Noninferior for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Procedure

Surgical success rate for self-cut mesh noninferior to that for commercial mesh kit with benefit of cost savings

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

Burnout also associated with decreased job satisfaction, low professionalism, patient dissatisfaction

Friday, September 16, 2022

Severity of Sleep Apnea and Related Hypoxia Tied to Cancer

Sleep apnea and related hypoxia more severe in obstructive sleep apnea patients with cancer compared with those without cancer

Thursday, September 15, 2022

OOP Costs for Cancer Treatments Increased From 2009 to 2016

Total costs increased for breast, lung, prostate cancer; OOP costs increased for these cancers and colorectal cancer

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Biden Makes Another Push for Cancer Moonshot Initiative

President likened JFK's space race to his own effort to slash cancer rates by 50 percent in the next 25 years

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Telemedicine, In-Person Visits Show High Diagnostic Concordance

Variance seen by specialty, with lower concordance for primary care

Monday, September 12, 2022

Melamine, Cyanuric Acid, Aromatic Amines Detected in Pregnant Women

Cyanuric acid, melamine, aniline, 4,4'-methylenedianiline, composite of o-toluidine and m-toluidine detected in nearly all urine samples

Monday, September 12, 2022

COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk Higher for Men With Hypogonadism

Odds of hospitalization higher for men receiving inadequate TTh versus those with normal testosterone concentration while receiving TTh

Thursday, September 8, 2022

U.S. Safety-Net Providers Report Moral Distress in Early Pandemic

Moral distress emerged from being unable to provide optimal care, seeing pandemic’s effects on patients, coworkers

Friday, September 2, 2022

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