Ophthalmology

At-home visual acuity tests valid versus in-office testing

Measurements for three at-home self-administered visual acuity (VA) tests were within one line of Snellen acuity compared within-office VA measurements, according to a study published online March 31 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study finds dynamic pregnancy intentions among participants

Deciding when to start or grow a family is deeply personal and complex. When someone begins using a contraceptive, it may seem obvious they are not planning to get pregnant anytime soon. But a study recently published in ...

Health

Loneliness levels high during COVID-19 lockdown

During the initial phase of COVID-19 lockdown, rates of loneliness among people in the UK were high and were associated with a number of social and health factors, according to a new study published this week in the open-access ...

Health

Waiting room tool aids patient-physician communication

(HealthDay)—Patients who use a simple waiting room tool are more prepared and more likely to begin heir primary care visit by communicating their top priorities, according to a study published in the March/April issue of ...

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