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

To prevent delirium, increase mobility, connection and sleep

Accelerated cognitive decline in patients with and without existing dementia is one of the most disturbing outcomes of hospitalizations for older adults, affecting at least 2.6 million Americans every year.

Medications

Personalized medications possible with 3D printing

Customized medicines could one day be manufactured to patients' individual needs, with University of East Anglia (UEA) researchers investigating technology to 3D 'print' pills.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some medical workers unsure about France's partial lockdown

When nurse Anaelle Aeschliman started her 12-hour night shift caring for unconscious patients with COVID-19, the French prime minister was announcing new restrictions to combat the resurgent coronavirus epidemic in Paris.

Vaccination

Doctors urge Spain to use AstraZeneca vaccine more widely

Chafing under Spain's sluggish vaccination rollout, regional health authorities and doctors are urging the central government in Madrid to widen the categories of people who can receive the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

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