Surgery

Online assessment tool helps predict ICU need following surgery

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, intensive care unit (ICU) beds were in limited supply, and the pandemic only exacerbated this growing concern. Since the pandemic began, ICU resources have been in such demand that clinicians ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sleep apnea in pregnancy linked to metabolic syndrome, hypertension

(HealthDay)—Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for metabolic syndrome (MetS) and hypertension (HTN) after delivery, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in the American ...

Health

Study shows success of New York City's Clean Heat Program

In 2012, New York City established the Clean Heat Program to eliminate the use of residual heating oil which had been identified as a major source of air pollution in the City and linked to multiple adverse health outcomes, ...

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