Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Older adults with hypothyroidism face elevated risk of death

While older adults with hypothyroidism face an elevated risk of death, individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism, a milder form of underactive thyroid, did not face the same risk, according to new research published in ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Do weekend deliveries pose risks for moms?

(HealthDay)—New research suggests that for pregnant women, a weekend delivery could mean a slightly increased risk of complications, including maternal death.

Cardiology

Transition to public insurance ups post-heart transplant death

(HealthDay)—For patients receiving first-time orthotopic heart transplants, transition from private to public health insurance is associated with increased mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 13 in Circulation: ...

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