Health

New transitional care clinical pathway improves health equity

People with multiple chronic conditions require complex care management and often experience significant challenges when transitioning from hospital to home. This is especially true for people insured by Medicaid who are ...

Vaccination

EU taps Moderna for more COVID variant jabs

The EU said Tuesday is has struck an agreement with Moderna to delay deliveries of COVID vaccines in order to boost the likelihood of receiving jabs against Omicron variants.

Surgery

Design prevents buildup of scar tissue around medical implants

Implantable devices that release insulin into the body hold promise as an alternative way to treat diabetes without insulin injections or cannula insertions. However, one obstacle that has prevented their use so far is that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guideline updated for managing hyperbilirubinemia in newborns

In a clinical practice guideline revision issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Aug. 5 in Pediatrics, updated recommendations are presented for the management of hyperbilirubinemia in newborn infants ...

Health

WHO Africa sees 10-year growth in healthy life expectancy

Africa recorded a ten-year growth in its healthy life expectancy from 2000 to 2019, the World Health Organization Africa office said Thursday, exceeding the global average and progress seen in any other region over the same ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vaginal microbiota may affect the duration of gestation

Vaginal microbiota reflects the regulation of the duration of gestation and the onset of labor. The microbiota may even have a direct effect on them, as indicated by a study conducted at the University of Helsinki and HUS ...

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