Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sex differences play a role in COVID-19 outcomes

In a study of more than 10,600 adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19, women had significantly lower odds than men of in-hospital mortality. They also had fewer admissions to the intensive care unit and less need for mechanical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it safe to have surgery after COVID-19 infection?

It is now clear that the lingering effects of COVID-19 can affect your health in many ways—including how your body reacts to surgery. In this case, the changes are significant. A growing number of studies have shown a substantial ...

Cardiology

Odds for death, hospital care rise when statins are stopped

(HealthDay)—Living longer often means living with multiple health problems and numerous medications to manage them. Understandably, many doctors and their patients wonder if any of these drugs can be discontinued safely.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diets compared for mild-to-moderate crohn disease in adults

(HealthDay)—The specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) is not superior to the Mediterranean diet (MD) for the remission of symptoms in adults with mild-to-moderate Crohn disease (CD), according to a study published online May ...

Cardiology

AI algorithm aids early detection of low ejection fraction

An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that uses data from electrocardiography can help increase the diagnosis of low ejection fraction (EF), according to a study published online May 6 in Nature Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could COVID-19 trigger chronic fatigue syndrome in the young?

Although older adults are among the most vulnerable to the ravages of COVID-19, new research warns that young patients can develop long-lasting fatigue and concentration problems, even if their COVID-19 infection was mild.

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