Clinical Medicine

Early concussion treatment tied to faster recovery

Early concussion treatment tied to faster recovery

Published 10/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - Young athletes who get concussions may recover faster when they’re treated within the first week than when they wait longer to get [more…]

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - In spite of protections baked into the Affordable Care Act, women who have health insurance through their employer may pay thousands of [more…]

‘Hotspotting’ patients with extensive needs fails to reduce hospital readmissions

‘Hotspotting’ patients with extensive needs fails to reduce hospital readmissions

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - As a method for reducing health costs and improving care for people with complex medical problems, an early effort at “hotspotting” patients [more…]

Genetic markers not very good for predicting disease risk

Genetic markers not very good for predicting disease risk

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - Many people worry about inheriting health problems from their parents, but a new approach to analyzing genetic contributions to disease risk suggests [more…]

Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. death rates

Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. death rates

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - Cancer death rates in the United States fell 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 - the largest single-year drop ever recorded - fueled [more…]

Social media use linked to teen disordered eating behaviors

Social media use linked to teen disordered eating behaviors

Published 13/12/2019

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who are active on social media may be more likely to exercise excessively, skip meals or develop other forms of disordered [more…]

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters Health) - Obese women who have weight-loss surgery between pregnancies may be less likely to experience complications like high blood pressure and preterm births [more…]

Drinking-related liver disease and deaths on the rise in U.S.

Drinking-related liver disease and deaths on the rise in U.S.

Published 29/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Americans today are expected to live shorter lives than just a few years ago, in contrast with trends seen in other developed [more…]

Short sleep after menopause linked to weaker bones

Short sleep after menopause linked to weaker bones

Published 29/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Bones may age faster in older women who get too little sleep, a U.S. study suggests. Based on data from nearly 11,000 [more…]

Cannabis tied to serious complications in type 1 diabetes

Cannabis tied to serious complications in type 1 diabetes

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes may be more than twice as likely to develop potentially fatal complications when they use cannabis somewhat [more…]