Health informatics

COVID-19 takes nine million years of life from people in the US

A microsimulation study found that mortality burden of the COVID-19 pandemic may be far greater than death statistics suggest. The researchers found that the pandemic cut aggregate U.S. life expectancy by more than 9 million ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID triage standards may worsen racial disparities in treatment

During the crush of the COVID-19 pandemic, overwhelmed doctors and nurses in some places have had to make agonizing decisions about which patients should receive scarce health care resources. However, two Yale-led research ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Studies of menopausal hormone therapy reviewed

Treatment with estrogen in menopause is both good and bad for women's health. The picture is complex and the scientific evidence sometimes scanty or only moderately solid, a study shows. University of Gothenburg researchers ...

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