Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Americans as hospitals in ...

Health

During COVID-19, nurses face significant burnout risks

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 percent of nurses and other health care workers had risks associated with an increased likelihood of burnout, reports a survey study in the August issue of the American Journal ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Global prevalence of young-onset dementia examined

(HealthDay)—The overall global age-standardized prevalence of young-onset dementia (YOD), in which symptoms start before age 65 years, is 119.0 per 100,000 population, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Health

Telephone consults convenient, effective for gynecological care

(HealthDay)—Gynecology outpatients receiving telephone consultations (TCs) mostly describe their experience as good or very good, with positive themes including convenience and effectiveness, according to a study published ...

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