Tag: social determinants of health

Neurology

Adherence to BP Meds Tied to Reduced Mortality Risk in the Elderly

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Good adherence to antihypertensive treatment is associated with significantly decrease in mortality risk among elderly patients, even for the frailest of these individuals. Medscape Medical...
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HHS to Begin Paying Out Next Round of COVID-19 Relief Funds

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HHS lays out its criteria to apply for the next round of money from the $100 billion Provider Relief Fund and explains how to be...
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Cancer Patients Report Delays in Treatment Because of COVID-19

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A survey by the American Cancer Society shows that cancer patients have experienced delays in treatment, with some treatments not being rescheduled, in this COVID-19...
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Lessons From the HIV Epidemic for the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Researchers who have been studying the HIV epidemic for decades have a message for clinicians and policy makers facing COVID-19: the pandemic will end faster...
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COVID-19 Daily: Noninvasive Ventilation Support, 'Terrified' in ICU

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These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Source link...
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Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

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COVID-19 has caused medical conferences to be canceled this spring. Some regular attendees are expressing relief. Will this disruption lead to lasting changes? Source link...
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Dramatic Rise in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US

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A new study shows an ‘alarming’ increase in hypertension-related deaths between 2007 and 2017, particularly in the rural South. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Pediatrics

Integrating Social Needs Screening and Community Health Workers in Primary Care: The Community Linkage to Care Program

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Clinical Pediatrics, Ahead of Print. Clinic-based social needs screening has been associated with increased access to social services and improved health outcomes. Using a pragmatic...
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Levetiracetam Oral Solution Recalled in US

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Lannett Company has recalled two lots of the anticonvulsant because of microbial contamination, which was identified during an evaluation of a raw material used to...
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SUNFISH: Risdiplam Meets Primary Endpoint in SMA

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Risdiplam, an oral investigational agent designed to increase and sustain SMN protein levels of patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), met the primary endpoint in...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

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A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery....
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Beyond Football: Concussions Occur in All High School Sports

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Concussions occur in high school athletes across a wide range of contact and noncontact sports in girls as well as boys, a study found. Medscape...
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Late 30s Could Be 'Critical Time' for Starting MS Therapy

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A large study of patients with multiple sclerosis evaluated the interplay of age at disease onset and the timing of immunomodulatory therapy. Medscape Medical News...
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Karolinska VP Resigns Amid Scientific Misconduct Allegations

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An investigation alleging that the vice-president of the Karolinska Institutet engaged in careless research tantamount to scientific misconduct has led to her being relieved of...
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Lack of Sleep Harms College Students' Mental Health

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College students who don’t get enough sleep are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Medscape Medical News Source...
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Stop Limiting Access to Opioid Addiction Meds, Experts Say

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A new report from the National Academies of Science seeks expanded use of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone to help patients combat opioid use disorder. Medscape...

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